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Maysoon Masalha & Bassam Al Selawi

Maysoon Masalha's life has been spent in the pursuit of contributing to the increase of appreciation of the visual arts and by dedicating many years to teaching she has been able to help children develop their artistic talent. After seven years of working in private schools, Mashalha began to teach art at United Nations Schools for Palestinian Refugees. She considers this experience as being one of the most rewarding of her career in education as she was able to realize in a profound manner how art can have a positive influence on both her students and the community. Masalha then became an art supervisor in the UN Education Development Center where she managed a team of art teachers, staged workshops, and organized public art projects that included music as well as visual art. Joining Art Hub as Manager of Art Craft provides Masalha with the opportunity to expand her perpetual interest in encouraging others to discover the artist within while she continues to create her own artwork. She experiments with various materials but focuses on ceramics, various forms of sculpture, and the development of innovative techniques. Masalha trains and oversees a staff of artisans and along with the Manager of Applied Art Bassam Al Selawi,  they design and creates art gift items and trophies for clientele. Maysoon with her husband Bassam Al Selawi, they also developed a distinctive technique for shadow sculpture and their  work is On display in a dedicated gallery at Art Hub

Bassam Al Selawi studied Fine Art in his native Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan and spent many years teaching art while also undertaking custom art projects and experimenting with different mediums, materials, and techniques. Years spent instructing Palestinian refugee children was an important educational experience for Al Selawi as there were terribly few material resources for creating art projects; innovation and creativity Were vital and through this experience, he Sharpened his skills further. Al Selawi strongly believes that visual art is a way in which each person is able to express himself/herself in a particularly beautiful Way and that each human being has the right to practice art in spite Of the level Of talent. At Art Hub Al Selawi is able to share his experiences and understanding of art in various capacities and how working together our world can be a better place. As Manager of Applied Art, Al Selawi is responsible for the design and installations Of art commissions from decorative to practical such as furnishings. Together with the Manager Of Art Craft, Maysoon Masalha develops signature product lines including art gifts, trophies, and awards. He trains and oversees staff responsible for the production Of his designs. Bassam Al Selawi and his wife Maysoon Masalha, they also developed a distinctive technique for shadow sculpture and their  work is On display in a dedicated gallery at Art Hub

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