Rasmi Al Jarrah
Rasmi Al Jarrah was born in Jordan in 1966, and earned his BFA in Painting from Al Yarmouk University in 1992. After graduation, life pulled him in the direction of writing and journalism, which Al Jarrah then fused with his background in art to move on to become Senior Editor of Al-Rai newspaper's Culture Desk. A member of the Jordanian Plastic Artists Association, Rasmi has also served as an art critic. He was a jury member for the Jordan International Biennale of Children's Art in 2010, was on the board of jurors for a competition staged by the Jordan Tourism Board in 2009, and helped to judge a number of other art competitions in Jordan. In addition to showing at group shows in Jordan, his artwork has been exhibited in Nagoya, Japan (1996), Essen, Germany (1997), Morocco (2005), Mahris, Tunisia (2007), and at Art Dubai from 2007 to 2010.