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Artist Name

Issam Tantawi

Born: 1954

Hometown: Jordan

Based in: Amman, Jordan

ssam Tantawi
• Born in Jerusalem
• Currently dedicated to his work in his private studios in Jabal Alweibdeh - Amman / Jordan
* His art collection are displayed in many countries including Jordan , Saudi Arabia, Germany, Italy, Japan, France, Canada, Sweden, Switzerland , USA, Spain , British , Lebanon , China and Qatar .


Issam Tantawi In The Studio

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More About Issam Tantawi

Question IconWhat inspires you?

My city Amman where I live , especially the old side of it, the houses hanging on its mountains, moved to my paintings as well as my abstract works.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

Usually I work freely and do not like to adhere to a certain style, I like every time to try something new in technology and color, I want to rejoice in my work more than a job

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Free, moody, fitter

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

I have been influenced by many artists at different stages of my work and my life, such as Picasso, Paul Klee and Modigliani

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

I am not bound to a particular tool and I do not draw a pre-sketch before painting

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

I did not study art at any university, all my experiences as a result of my own effort, I do not remember any advice

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

I contemplate nature, old houses and small details around me