Lotfi DRIDI : Artist Painter "he practices his passion"
- Member of Union of Tunisian Plastician Artists U.A.P.T
- Member of International Association of Plastic Arts A.I.A.P
- Ancient student of Fine Arts School of Tunis E.B.A.T
Further Exhibitions and Participations:
1974: Salon d'été de la Marsa
1981: Galerie Atelier 74 Paris
1982: Mairie de Bizerte
1983: Club des Journalistes de Bizerte
1988: Rochan Gallery Jeddah S.Arabia
1989: Rochan Gallery Jeddah S.Arabia
1991: Mahmal Center Gallery Jeddah S.Arabia
1992: Mahmal Center Gallery Jeddah S.Arabia
1995: Galerie Margarete Bizerte
1996: Espace Culturel El Teatro de Tunis
In addition to the annual exhibitions of the Palace Khereddine UAPT Tunis
8th Biennial Exhibition of Watercolor by Belgium "Namur 2003.
Several participants in the art festivals including:
Mahres 2004 - Chebba 2004 - Monastir 2005.
It has always drawn from an early age. A 15-year high school student again, he discovered oil painting and the great masters: Chardin - Corot - Courbet, through small art books in black and white, he discovered flea. Immediately, he began to study and copy up to its admission to the competition of Fine Arts in October 1969. In this institution, he received five years, an academic based on the study from the ancient plaster and the human body along with figurative painting in the workshops of the school.
His first appearances in the exhibition date from 1973/74 with the annual exhibition of the school of fine arts.
From 1981 to 1983, a stay in Paris where he attended academies and free workshops to draw including the Louvre and the Jeu de Paume Impressionists. It also keeps the memory of a major exhibition of Monet's "period of Giverny" at the cultural center of the Marais, and important event marking the result of his artistic career.
His works are part of private collections in Tunisia and abroad: France - Saudi Arabia -Austria.
There are also some acquisitions of works by the Tunisian state.
Currently, he resides in Bizerte, where he painted on the ground and in the workshop of the Corniche, near the Cap Blanc which is the northern tip of the African continent facing Europe.
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