Biography

Born in Beirut in 1955, Edgard Mazigi holds a diploma in textile engineering from ESITL Lyon (1974-1978) and a certificate with an excellence in painting award from the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture, USA (1995-1998). In 1999 he moves back permanently to Lebanon and starts his career as an artist. He now lives and works in Beirut.

He regularly has solo shows in Beirut and participates in group exhibitions, juried shows and art fairs in Lebanon and abroad, including the Sursock Museum where he showed in every Salon d'automne the museum has had since 2003.

He has also been teaching drawing at the Université Pour Tous at St Joseph University in Beirut since 2010.