Saloua Raouda Choucair was a Lebanese painter and sculptor. She is considered to be the first Lebanese abstract artist. Today, Google Doodle is honoring her on her 102nd birth anniversary. Saloua began her career as an artist when she started painting in the studios of the Lebanese painters Moustafa Farroukh and Omar Onsi. She studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Appreciation prize from the General Union of Arab Painters (1985)
Medal by the Lebanese government (1988)
Honorary doctorate from the American University of Beirut (2014)
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