The artist Claude Habib is the CEO and creative director at La PAROLE Art Gallery.
She is a Lebanese International Artist, Art Consultant, Curator, Art Instructor/Trainer, and Books Illustrator.
Claude Habib had lived and worked in Lebanon before moving to Abu Dhabi, UAE, in 2006.
In 2009, she inaugurated her own Word of Art,“La PAROLE Art Gallery” in Abu Dhabi.
She started La PAROLE studio, academic art sessions for the talented in 2009, teaching to date.
She has been an Art Instructor at the Paris Sorbonne University academic board since 2011.
Some of Claude Habib's Degrees are:
BA degree in Philosophy and Religious Studies from the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences of the Lebanese University in Beirut.
A Diploma of Higher Education in Painting & Drawing - with distinction - from the University of Fine Arts in Beirut.
A Certificate in The History of Art from the Paris Sorbonne University in Abu Dhabi.
Claude Habib is a international artist that was apart of many significant events:
In 2011, Claude Habib became an international Artist when her Artwork “PORTRAIT PAUL VALÉRY” – Cement/concrete on fortified wood – 65x45cm, became part of the private collection of Musée Paul Valéry in Sète, France.
In October 2018, C. HABIB was invited by the museum during the festival "Peintures et Poésies 2018" to meet the public and discuss the relation between Philosophy and Art, also to explain the cement technique she used to execute her Artwork or to explain the cement used in her Artwork.
In September 2019, Musée Paul Valéry had a week with artist C.HABIB “UNE SEMAINE AVEC CLAUDE HABIB”, where the artist had her solo and daily workshops with the local community: Museum friends, local families, local schools also with the local special needs societies.
Artist C.HABIB is featured in the museum’s official catalogue.
Moreover, the museum has transformed her Artwork “PORTRAIT PAUL VALÉRY” into a postcard that is available for sale at the museum, to become the first Female Arabic visual artist to have her work printed as a “Postcard”.
Habib also collaborated with the government of Abu Dhabi:
In 2019, celebrating the “YEAR OF TOLERANCE”,
For the first time in UAE, and in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Police, artist C.HABIB curated an Art Exhibition for “Al Wathba guests” (Females & Males Prisoners), in Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.
Artist C.HABIB continues to collaborate with the Abu Dhabi Police in ADIHEX 2019 - Abu Dhabi International Exhibition for Hunting & Equestrian 2019.
She has also a lot of experience curating and has been using La PAROLE Art Gallery to promote local Emirati & international artists through Art Shows curated by Artist C.HABIB, from 2009 to date with over 14 group exhibitions.
In 2017 La PAROLE Art Gallery represented by Artist Claude Habib was selected to be the 1st Art Gallery in Abu Dhabi to curate an Art Exhibition during the Abu Dhabi Music Classics and in collaboration with DCT. The group exhibition “1001 Nights”, featured the elite artists, locals and expats, from all UAE.
In January 2020, Artist C.HABIB started the first online auctions page in the UAE.
The page is dedicated to support & promote local and national artists through Live Bids on original artworks.
Since 2017, Artist C.HABIB has been hosting Internship Programs to local university students as a listed employer such as Zayed University.
Also providing a “Work Experience” to senior school students.
Claude Habib continues to inspire the art lovers in the community through her art sessions and/or lectures inside La PAROLE studio and outside.
C.HABIB spreads the love of Art with the talented or just the curious, with her university students or her clientele at La PAROLE, and especially when she makes Art with the most talented special needs artists.
“There is no finished painting, there is a painting that I decide to stop working on”.