Kal Gajoum was born in Tripoli 1968 and immigrated to Canada in 2003, where he now lives.
His interest in art was sparked at a very early age. In fact, he was only ten years old when he entered his first art competition. Later, he was introduced to oil painting and palette knife techniques by a family friend who was studying at the Leonardo da Vinci School of Art in Rome, Italy.
He held his first exhibition in 1983 in Tripoli. Gajoum’s distinctive style of palette knife techniques in oil on canvas is instantly recognizable and world renowned.
To see examples of his work, click here.