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Wagih Yassa

Yassa's water colour paintings are characterised by the illumination of light emanating from them exhibiting an optimistic and upbeat sense of life. Each painting is distinguished through arousing a different and special feeling inside the audience.

Yassa obtained his bachelor of arts in English Language and Literature at the Faculty of Arts English Department, Cairo University. He joined the team of illustrators at Rose Al-Youssef and Sabah Al-Kheir magazines before deciding to stay in Canada where he opened his private art gallery. He created portraits for a number of Canadian figures and has been internationally approved as one of the most gifted portrait artists during the Toronto International Art Festival took place in 2008.