Kristel Bechara is an award winning modern artist, best known for the expressive colour and form of her unique dynamic patterned style. Kristel was born, in Byblos, Lebanon. Over a decade-long career, she worked in several media, from oil, acrylic to limited edition giclée printmaking. Although her subjects are traditional, her revolutionary use of brilliant colourful patterns and exuberantly photographic imagery to express emotion made her a popular artist. Kristel’s art always conveys a sense of joy and freedom of spirit. Her methods characteristically involve digitally drawing / sketching combined with modern mixed media lines to give an animation-like fantasy paintings.
In 2006 Kristel graduated with distinction from the prestigious Faculté d’Arts at the American University of Technology and in 2007 moved to live in Dubai. After finding her own artistic style, Kristel enjoyed a great degree of success in Dubai and won an Award at the World Art Dubai 2018 for her Beauty in Diversity work. She traveled the world’s art cities and stayed in Italy, France, Spain, England and Austria and several other countries for inspiration. Her original art is regularly purchased by art enthusiasts from the Middle East and her limited edition prints are regularly shipped worldwide.
Kristel received several major personal and commercial commissions, such as the design of Aon Hewitt Best Employer 2012 award. Most of all, Kristel’s prints, posters, and paintings are decorating homes and enriching spaces all around the world.