Born in Hassakah, Syria, in 1971; Omran Younes graduated from the Department of Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus University; in 1998, and obtained his higher diploma from the same faculty in 2000. He won the award for the third Youth Exhibition in Damascus. Younes participated in several exhibitions in Doha, Paris, Iraq, Beirut, Damascus, and Amman. He focuses on depicting and simulating human suffering, using the human body to express himself freely, and to allow himself to approach different, international art trends.