Visual Art Ontario
Mona Youssef is a Canadian fine artist with passion for art since childhood and Egyptian background. Her first oil painting was sold at age of 12. She exhibited her artwork locally, nationally & internationally and received numerous awards, in Canada, Germany and Austria (First & Second Place Awards, Honorable Mention Awards, and Viewers’ Choice Awards & Certificate of Excellence. Mona’s profile was published in “Who’s is who in Visual Art”, Germany 2008-2009 &2010 -20011, Florence Biennale Catalog 2007, Chianciano Biennale Catalog, Italy 2009, Ferrara landscape posters, Italy 2005., “Gallery & Studio” magazine (The world of the Working Artist) NYC 2005, “Chamber of Commerce Courier”2007, Canada “The sounds of art” Denmark, Copenhagen 2009, and a Feature artist in “Arteast Newsletter”, “Gloucester Art Council” & “Ottawa Art Association”, 2001 & 2005, Canada. “Art Shopping” Catalog, Carousal Du Louvre, Paris 2010,“World-of-Art” Catalog, Berlin, Germany, 2010 and Toronto Star News Papers, Canada 1982. Her exhibitions history started in 1966 during schooling and received Honor Award Certificate 1967 from the Prime minister of the high education in Cairo, Egypt during my high school. In 1982, Mona was commissioned to produce an oil painting of the “Canadian Constitution Act” which was presented to the then Prime Minister of Canada Mr. P. E. Trudeau 1982. 1999, she had the privilege to receive a thank you letter from Mr. Trudeau expressing how proud he was to hang that beautiful painting in his home.
Mrs. Youssef has a B.F.A Bachelor of Fine Arts (measured in Interior and Exterior designs), Commercial Arts Diploma, Certificate of Achievement in Digital Media and Diploma Desktop Publishing with Honor Award. As well, I have an Art Jury member of several international art exhibitions”