About Saad Yagan
Born in Aleppo, Syria in 1944, Saad Yagan began painting at age thirteen. In 1964 he graduated from the Plastic Arts Centre of the Faculty of Fine Arts in Aleppo and held his first solo exhibition at the city's National Museum five years later. To date, he has exhibited in over one hundred exhibitions at home and abroad.
In addition to his painting, he has served as a commentator for Syrian television, broadcasting a series of documentaries on art. Yagan has also lectured extensively in local universities. His works are housed in the National Museum of Damascus and the Syrian Ministry of Culture. Solo and group exhibitions have been held at Mark Hachem Gallery, Beirut (2014); Art House, Damascus (2011, 2009, 2008); Katzen Center for the Arts, Washington DC (2007); and Art Form Gallery, Montreal (2007).