Born September 23rd
1942 at Hammamet Tunisia, the artist painter and sculptor, Hedi Fenina
first took decoration courses at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Tunis from
With a diploma in his pocket he
managed to get a scholarship for studies at the Academy of Arts at
Seelborn in Germany, where he studied three more years and ended with a
diploma of art and decoration.
To satisfy his passion for
graphic arts, he followed courses in drawing, painting, graphic design and
photography and finished his student life in 1972 with a diploma for
Fenina’s inspiration being
boundless, he painted and created vividly during the time of his studies,
and starting 1968, he exposed his works in his hometown (Hammamet), in
Tunisia and throughout the World : Germany (1972), France (1976, 1978,
1994), the Caribbean (1984), Turkey (1988), India (1990), Tunis (1991),
Nabeul (1992), the Netherlands and Eastern Europe.
After living abroad for thirty
years, Hedi Fenina returned to Tunisia and settled in Hammamet, a source
of his inspiration site of light and interior peace.
Today, Fenina creates and
exhibits his works in a modest studio embedded in the walls of the
Hammamet medina, the place he was born.
His paints are well in harmony
with his chosen lifestyle, far from the schools and fashions, far from any
theories, the painter goes on doing his works as they come. The World
comes to the canvas of Fenina, with his women, his fishes, his grenadines,
his barges ...
If you are lucky enough to pas by
Hammamet, you will be enchanted by a visit to Fenina’s
atelier-exposition, where this artist lives his passion for the
Mediterranean and Arab cultures, his art to paint the Tunisian woman, his
fishes and his scenes of everyday life in Hammamet, characteristic of a
tiny Mediterranean city.