American, born in Aleppo, and now lives and works in South Florida, U.S.A.
Bachelor degree of Fine Arts, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (1985).
Master degree in advertising and graphic design, Montclair State University, NJ (1987).

Tony Khawam born in Aleppo, lives and works in South Florida. Khawam received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (1985) and a Master in Commercial Art from Montclair State University, NJ (1987). His work stems from his interest in histories, human emotion, and allusions to place with representational and abstract motifs and patterns with a focus on the form, color, and space using mixed media on canvas without illusion, perspective, logical scale shifts, or atmosphere.

Khawam’s solo shows “Prosperity series” Cotilla Gallery, Ft Lauderdale, FL (2022); “American Dream” Scope Art Show, Miami, FL (2021); “Chaos” ArtServe, Ft Lauderdale, FL (2021); group shows “Crossing Borders: Artists from the Middle East & the Americas” MDC Gallery of Art + Design, Miami, Arts Warehouse, Delray, FL (2022); “The American Road Trip” Art in Embassies, US Dept of State, Washington, DC.

Khawam is a recipient of recent awards “Individual Artist, Specific Cultural Project” (2021/22) Florida Division of Arts & Culture; “American Rescue Cultural Grant” NEA (2021); “Artist Support Grant” (2021); and “Creative Investment Program Award” (2020) Broward Cultural Division, FL. His work is included in numerous museums, private and public collections throughout the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East.

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