Hala Matta

Gabriel & Guillaume / Hala Matta

HALA MATTA

HALA MATTA WAS BORN IN BEIRUT IN 1970. AFTER 20 FRUITFUL YEARS IN THE CORPORATE WORLD, SHE DECIDES TO PURSUE A CAREER AS A CERAMICIST. TRAINED IN THE STUDIO OF CERAMICISTS NATHALIE KHAYAT, NEVILSALHA AND SAMAR MOGHARBEL, HALA OPENS HER OWN STUDIO IN 2015. SHE ATTENDED SEVERAL ADVANCED WORKSHOPS IN EUROPE. SHE IS A FIRM BELIEVER IN DEVELOPING LOCAL CRAFTSMANSHIP AND VERNACULAR ARTISTIC PRODUCTIONS. THE STUDIO FOUNDED BY HALA MATTA “NAMIKA ATELIER “ IS A COLLABORATIVE PLATFORM DEFENDING CRAFTSMANSHIP AND CERAMICS AS A MAINSTREAM ARTISTIC MEDIUM. HER WORK HAS BEEN SHOWCASED IN COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS IN BEIRUT, PARIS AND BRUSSELS. SHE LIVES AND WORKS IN BEIRUT, LEBANON.