Fadi Yazigi was born in 1966 in Syria. He lives in Damascus, Syria and works as a full-time artist in his atelier in the old city of Damascus.
In 1988, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus, Syria, and specialised in sculpture.
In 2007, he received a three-months artist-in-residence at The Delfina Foundation, London, UK as the Middle East representative. During his residency, Yazigi delivered a lecture at The National Gallery In London, Poussin’s Sacraments – Rites of Passage and Continuing Creativity.
Since 1993, Yazigi has had several solo exhibitions all over the world; CAP Kuwait, “Untitled”, Kuwait, 2018; Deborah Colton Gallery, “Still Life, Still Alive, Still a Life”, Houston, Texas, 2017; Dar Al Funoon, Kuwait City, 2017; Art Paris Art Fair, “Sourced From Mother Earth”, Paris, 2016; Yallay Art Gallery, “Contemporary Art From Syria”, Hong Kong, 2015; The City Hall, “Refugees of Art”, Thessaloniki, 2015; Galerie Tanit “Clay and Bronze”, Beirut, Lebanon, 2015; the French Cultural Centre, Damascus, 2006.
He has also participated in multiple group exhibitions; Galeries de Verre “L’Art en Marche,” Bordeaux, 2015; Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Paris, 2014; Meem Gallery, Dubai, 2013; BIEL Center “Syrian Art,” Beirut, 2013; Athr Gallery, Jeddah, 2013; Europe Art Expo, Geneva, 2006; and Dead Horse Gallery, Cleveland, 2000; as well as, a number of international events and art fairs including; Art Paris, Abu-Dhabi Art, Art Dubai, Art Palm Beach, Beirut Art Fair and Sharjah Biennale.
Yazigi’s art is housed in numerous public collections including The British Museum (London), The World Arab Institute (Paris), The Delfina Foundation (London), Kaleemat Foundation (Istanbul), A.M. Qattan Foundation (London), Atassi Foundation (Dubai), and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (UAE), as well as private collections throughout the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the USA.
Fadi Yazigi is represented by Galerie Tanit Beirut.