CV, Marcelle Mansour, OAM

Marcelle Mansour, OAM, CV

Website: www.marcellemansour.com.au

Email:     info@marcellemansour.com.au

AWARDS

*   2023,  “Winner”, ” MEDUSA”, International Art Biennale “The Age of Gods”- Academia” Italia In Arte Nel Mondo”Associazione Culturale , in Lecce, Italy

*   2023,  “Honarable Mention Award”, ” 8th Figurative”, International Juried Art Competition, Teravarna Gallery, USA.

*   2023,  “Winner ” , ” The Art Leaders Protagonists of Art”, Exhibition in Washington, Capital CD Room of the Embassy suites by Hilton Washington DEC Convention Center. 

*   2023,  “Honarable Mention Award”, ” 8th Open theme”, International Juried Art Competition, Teravarna Gallery, USA.

*   2023,  “Winner”,  “Harmony for Humanity” Global International Art Prize   by The Contemporary Art Curators, Art Book Vol. 1 

*   2023,  “Finalist”, the 6th Color International Juried Art Competition, Teravarna Art Gallery, California, USA.

*   2023, “WINNER” of “Talent Prize Award” 2023, ” The Author” Portrait of Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees AM” Won the 7th Portrait International Juried Art Completion, International Teravarna Art Gallery, California, USA.

*   2023,  “Honarable Mention Award”, ABSTRACT, International Juried Art Exhibition, Teravarna Art Gallery, California, USA.

*   2023,  “WINNER” at the 1st Budapest Juried Art Exhibition, the Golden Duck Gallery in collaboration with Teravarna Art Gallery, USA. 

*   2023,  “Honorable Mention Award”, the 7th Landscape International Juried Art Competition, Teravarna Art Gallery, California, USA.

*   2023, “WINNER” of “Talent Prize Award” 2023, the 7th Opened International Juried Art Completion, International Teravarna Art Gallery, California, USA.

*   2023, “Finalist” in the contest of Artavita online World Wide Art Magazine.

*   2023, “50 Artists to Invest In”, Milan, Italy. Contemporary Celebrity Masters V. II.

*   2023, “International Prize Pegasus for the Arts”,  at the Capitulary hall of the Palace of St. Theodore (Great School of St Theodore), Italy.

*   2023, “Top Artists” – The Protagonists of Contemporary Art, at the Capitulary hall of the Palace of St. Theodore ( Great School of St Theodore), Italy.

*   2023, “International Prize Leonardo da Vinci”. Notional Museum of Science and Technology. “Leonardo da Vinci”, Milan, Italy.

*   2023,  “Collectors Art Prize”, International Art Award by The Contemporary Art Curators Magazine in collaboration with Contemporary Art Collectors Platform.

*   2023, “Artistic Excellence”, Spotlight Cover Contest, by Circle Foundation for the Arts.  

*   2023, “Artist of the Year Competition Award” for “Artistic Excellence”, by Circle Foundation for the Arts.  

*   2023, “International Prize Donatello” at the Borghese Palace, Florence, January 2023, Italy.

*   2022, “The Best Modern and Contemporary Artists London Prize”, December 2022, London, United Kingdom.

*   2022,  “International Prize Barcelona, “MEAM”, Barcelona, Spain.

*   2022, “Faces of Peace” International Art Award”, by Contemporary Art Curator Magazine.

*   2022,  “International Prize Paris”, “Art Shopping Carrousel du Louvre”. France

*   2022,  International Art Exhibition, The Art Fair at Complex du Louvre, France, published in “Modern Art Masters.” 

*   2022, “WINNER” of ATIM Collector’s Choice Award” ArtTour International, New York, NY. USA.

*   2022, “Voices of Tomorrow”, International Art Award, by Contemporary Art Curator Magazine. 

*   2022,  “Top 60 Masters Award”, Art Tour International Magazine, New York, USA.

*   2022,  “Luxembourg Art Prize,” “Certificate of Achievement” for High Artistic quality. 

*   2021,  “Certificate of Excellence”, Circle Foundation for the Arts, Art Review Magazine Contest.

*   2021,  “Short Listed “out of 2500 International Artists entries, Visual Art Open, London United Kingdom.

*   2021“Honourable Mention Award” of Artistic Excellence, All Women International Juried Exhibition.

*   2021,”Honourable Mention Award “of Artistic Excellence, SnapShot International Juried Exhibition.

*   2021,  “Certificate of Achievement,” Luxembourg Art Prize, for High Artistic Quality.

*  2017,  “Medal of Order of Australia” (OAM) in Queen’s Birthday Honours for service to visual and literary arts and the community, Sydney, Australia.

*   2016,  “Presidential Award” by H.E. President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, in recognition and appreciation of her artwork for just peace in Palestine and the globe. Sydney, Australia.

PROFESSION

Multidisciplinary Sydney-based Australian Artist, Painter, Light Artist, Fine Art Photographer, Digital Artist, Poet, Author, Bilingual Writer, Former Journalist Contributor, and Peace Ambassador.

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

2014       Master of Fine Arts (MFA) at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia.

2012       Master of Studio Arts (MSA), Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia.

1977       Bachelor of Arts (BA) English Language & Literature, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

 CAREER HISTORY INCLUDING ART

  • Freelance Visual Artist, Community Artist, Bilingual Writer/ Journalist Contributor
  • Foreign Correspondent, Satellite Television Network, Sydney, Australia.
  • Radio Programs Presenter, Ethnic Community Media, Sydney, Australia.
  • Administration Service Officer, Commonwealth Public Service, NSW, Australia.
  • Administration Service Officer, Private Sector, NSW, Australia.
  • Airlines Hostess, Kuwait Airways, Kuwait.
  • School Teacher, Catholic School, Kuwait.

Honours, International Prizes & Awards of Artistic Excellence

2023         Award of the “Star of Art and Market” –  Contemporary Celebrity Masters  Vol. IV, Teatro Italia.

2023         Award of the “International Prize Michelangelo – The Genius of Italy”, Teatro Italia.

2023        Award of the prestigious annual book “ARTISTI’23”, chosen among 30 selected International Artists, Florence.

2023       Award of “Harmony for Humanity – The Global Consciousness Art Prize”  2023, by Contemporary Art Collectors.

2023       “WINNER” of “Talent Prize Award” 2023, ” The Author” Portrait of Emeritus Professor Stuart Reese AM” Won the 7th

Portrait International Juried Art Completion, International Teravarna Art Gallery, California, USA.

2023       “Honourable Mention Award”, ABSTRACT, International Juried Art Exhibition, Teravarna Gallery, USA.

2023       “WINNER”, the 1st Budapest Juried Art Exhibition, the Golden Duck Gallery with Teravarna Gallery, USA.

2023       “Honourable Mention Award”, the 7th Landscape International Juried Art Competition, Teravarna Gallery, USA.

2023       “WINNER”, of “Talent Prize Award” 2023, the 7th International Juried Art Completion, Teravarna Gallery, USA.

2023       “Finalist” in the contest of Artavita online World Wide Art Magazine.

2023       Award of “50 Artists to Invest In”, Milan, Italy. Contemporary Celebrity Masters Volume II.

2023       Award of “International Prize Pegasus for the Arts”, the Capitulary Hall of the Palace of St. Theodore, Italy.

2023       Award of “Top Artists” – The Protagonists of Contemporary Art, the Capitulary Hall of the Palace of St. Theodore, Italy.

2023       Award of “International Prize Leonardo da Vinci”, Notional Museum of Science & Technology. Milan, Italy.

2023       Award of “Collectors Art Prize”, International Art Award by the Contemporary Art Curators Magazine in collaboration with

Contemporary Art Collectors.

2023        ” Faces of Peace” International Art Prize by Contemporary Art Curator Magazine.

2023       “Artistic Excellence”, Spotlight Cover Contest, by Circle Foundation for the Arts.

2023       “Artist of the Year Competition Award” for “Artistic Excellence”, by Circle Foundation for the Arts.

2023       “International Prize Donatello” at the Borghese Palace, Florence, January 2023, Italy.

2022       “The Best Modern and Contemporary Artists London Prize”, December 2022, London, United Kingdom.

2022       “International Prize Barcelona, “MEAM”, Barcelona, Spain.

2022       “Faces of Peace” International Art Award”, by Contemporary Art Curator Magazine.

2022       “International Prize Paris”, “Art Shopping Carrousel du Louvre”. France.

2022       “Modern Art Masters” International Art Exhibition, The Art Fair at Complex du Louvre, France.

2022       “WINNER” of ATIM Collector’s Choice Award” ArtTour International, New York, NY. USA.

2022       “Voices of Tomorrow”, International Art Award, by Contemporary Art Curator Magazine. ,

2022       “Top 60 Masters Award”, Art Tour International Magazine, New York, USA.

2022       “Luxembourg Art Prize,” “Certificate of Achievement” for High Artistic quality.

2021       “Certificate of Excellence”, Circle Foundation for the Arts, Art Review Magazine Contest.

2021       “Short Listed “out of 2500 International Artists entries, Visual Art Open, London United Kingdom.

2021       “Hounarable Mention Award” of Artistic Excellence, All Women International Juried Exhibition.

2021       “Honourable Mention Award “of Artistic Excellence, SnapShot International Juried Exhibition.

2021       “Certificate of Achievement,” Luxembourg Art Prize, for High Artistic Quality.

2017       “Medal of Order of Australia” (OAM) in Queen’s Birthday Honours for service to visual and literary arts and the

community, Sydney, Australia.

2016       “Presidential Award” by H.E. President of the State of Palestine, in recognition of art exhibition JUST PEACE.

2015       Nominated for the 2016 Australian of the Year Award, in the Australia’s Local Hero, Sydney, Australia

2015       Nominated for a 2015 Pride of Australia Medal in the Fair Go medal category, Sydney, Australia

2015       “Ambassador of Peace” Award, Universal Peace, UN International Year of Light (IYL), Sydney, Australia

1993       “WINNER” Juried Prize for the “International Women’s Day” of a Poster Design competition, Sydney, Australia

1993       “Commended” Painting, Arts of Sydney, Combined Arts Societies, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

1988       “WINNER” the Prize for Bicentenary An-Nahar Australian Literary Newspaper Competition, Sydney, Australia

 

 GROUP ART EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2023  “Times Square” Huge Screen Showcase , New York by  ArtSpace Innovations of London, New York, USA.

2023    “SERENITY” Virtual Art Exhibition at the Holy Art Gallery, Selected International Artists, London , UK , Jun 19.

2023    1st Budapest International Juried Art Exhibition, at Golden Duck Gallery, Budapest in collaboration with Teravarna Art Gallery, USA

2023    ARTISTI ’23 , International Art Exhibition with presentation of Contemporary Art Yearbook, at, Ximenes  Panciatichi Palace, Florence. Italy.

2023    The 7th Landscape International Juried Art Competition, Exhibition at Teravarna Art Gallery, USA.

2023    “Home”  Virtual Group Exhibition at HMVC Gallery , New York, USA.

2023    The 7th Opened International Juried Art Competition, Exhibition , Teravarna Art gallery, USA.

2023    “FACES OF PEACE”, Online International Art Exhibition, by the Contemporary Art Curator Magazine.

2022      UTOPIA  International Art Exhibition, Athens, Greece

2022      SEGNALATI London, International Art Exhibition, Espacio Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2022      International Prize Barcelona, “MEAM” (European Museum of Modern Art of Barcelona), Spain

2022       International Prize Paris, “Art Shopping Carrousel du Louvre”, France, & Art Gallery in Maraise- Paris

2022       Modern Art Masters in Complex du Louvre Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France.

2021       Scope, Miami Beach, Exposure, United Sates

2021       XIII Florence Biennale, major contemporary art and design exhibition, Florence, Italy

2021       Visual Art Open (VAO) International Art Exhibition, London, United Kingdom

2021       VAA International Online Art Exhibition 2021, London, United Kingdom

2021       SnapShot International Online Juried Art Exhibition. J. Mane Gallery

2021       3rd All Women International Online Juried Art Exhibition. J. Mane Gallery

2020       Art in Transition 2020, SeeMe, International Art Show, New York City, United States

2020       Art Takes Armory 2020, “She Persisted”,  NYC, United States

2019       Contemporary Venice 2019, Itsliquid , The Room Contemporary Art Space, Italy

2019       ChaShaMa Gala, Manhattan, OneSelf, New York City, United States

2019       Affordable Art Fair, Her Story, Metropolitan Pavilion, Chelsea, NYC, United States

2018       Art Takes Soho, Digital Art, Volume 2, Social Channels, NYC, United States

2018       Lens Culture Art Photography Awards 2018 (Fine Arts Series), Editors’ Pick, NYC, USA

2018       PDN Curator Awards, Eight Annual Exposure Award, NYC, United States

2018       The Eight Annual Exposure Award, SeeM, New York City, United States

2018       21st Biennale of Sydney 2018, Superposition, Equilibrium & Engagement, Sydney, Aus

2017       The Manhattan Art Fair for Frieze Art Week, Chelsea, New York City, United States

2015       Louvre Museum, Fifth Annual Exposure Photography Award, Louvre, Paris, France

2014       Year in Review 2013 Competition Group Show, Armory Week, New York City, USA

2013       Mixed Media, Art Moment Gallery, Bondi Beach, Australia

2011       Elemental, Light in Spiritual Monochrome, Delmar Gallery, Ashfield, Australia

1998       Arabmade, group exhibition, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Liverpool, Australia

1997       International Women’s Day, the Atrium, Gallery, ABC Ultimo Centre, Australia

1993       On the Other Hand, S.H. Ervin Gallery, works auctioned by Sotheby, The Rocks

1993       Women’s Strength, International Women’s Day, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney University

1993       The Arts of Sydney, Combined Arts Societies, Sydney Opera House, Australia

PREVIOUS SOLO ART EXHIBITIONS / Artist Talks / Poetry Performance / Seminars (selected)

2017       Discover the Power of Super Consciousness, the Corner Gallery, Stanmore, Australia

2016       Treasure Forever, Portraits, International Day of Tolerance, Art Space, Chatswood

2016       Instrument for Just Peace, Exhibition and Seminar, Parliament of New South Wales

2015       Art, Light and World Peace, UN International Year of Light (IYL), Parliament of NSW

2014       Threshold, Mary MacKillop Museum, UN International Year of Light (IYL), North Sydney

2014       Threshold,  Bankstown Arts Centre

1998       Shifting Waves, art exhibition of Australia Portraits and book launch, NSW Parliament 

1997       Images of Wisdom, Australian Museum, Art Exhibition of illustrated Sayings, Sydney

VARIOUS COMMISSIONS /Gifts (selected)

1998-2016            Portraits for Various Australian prominent personalities, NSW, Australia

Past – Present    Book cover design and illustrations for Australian Arabic Speaking authors

1997                       Painting, Liverpool Hospital Arts Program, CCU Unit, NSW, Australia

1997                       Mural, Australian Palestinian Club (APC), 4×3 metre, Wall painting, Sydney

1995                       Artwork Design, Cardiovascular Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW

1994                       Street Sense, RTA Road Safety Calendar Artwork. International Year of family 

1986                       The Crown of Jesus, painting holy icon for St George Antiochian Cathedral, Redfern

AUSTRALIAN ARABIC COMMUINTIES AWARDS, APPRECIATION & MEDALS

  • Over the years, Marcelle Mansour received many Community awards, certificates of appreciation and medals from various Australian Arabic speaking community organizations of arts and cultural heritage.
  • 1995, Marcelle received the ‘Gibran Khalil Gibran’s Medal’ on behalf of the renowned Vocalist, Fairouz, in Lebanon.
  • 1996, awarded the ‘Role Model’ acknowledgement by Universal Women for the ethnic communities on cultural aspects.

COLLETIONS

  • St George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Redfern, NSW
  • Liverpool Hospital, CCU Unit, Liverpool, NSW
  • Embassy of the State of Palestine, Canberra
  • Oceania Peace Embassy, UPF, Chippendale, NSW
  • Ethnic Communications (ETCOM), NSW.
  • Avicenum, A professional clinical psychology, NSW
  • Australian Medical Council for Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
  • Ghossayn Group, Chipping Norton, NSW.
  • Al Mustqbal (The Future) Australian Lebanese and Arabic Newspaper, NSW
  • Viscona Pty Ltd – Engineering Consultants & Services, NSW.
  • Transways Group Australia, NSW Association.

PUBLIC SPEAKER

Guest Speaker in various occasions of Artistic, Literal, Poetic and Cultural events.

MEDIA

  • Featured in Australian English and Arabic Media including Books, Press Release, Newspapers, Magazines, Radio and SBS T.V. (English)
  • Featured in International Art Print Magazines, books and volumes, including British Vogue in London 2022, Contemporary Celebrity Masters 2023 and Artisti’23 in Florence, Modern Art Masters 2022 in Complex de Louvre, Top 60 Masters 2022 in New York, and International Contemporary Masters 2023 in Canada.
  • Featured in Online Virtual Galleries including Saatchi Art, Its liquid, SeeMe, Bluethumb, Artavita, Teravarna, Circle Foundation, and Contemporary Art Curator.

PUBLICATIONS

2014 – Published Thesis of Research Paper and Creative Artwork, The University of Sydney. (MFA), online published.

1998 – Published Shifting Waves book, ISBN 0 646 35929 0 in English including sections of Paintings, Poetry and Biographies.

1998 – Present – Published bilingual Literary /Analytical and Journalistic works in Print and Online media.

PROFESSIONAL ART ASSOCIATIONS

National Association for Visual Arts (NAVA)

Copyright Agency.