Born in 1979 in Damascus, Syria. She graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts Department of painting, University of Damascus in 2000. Since then she has taken part in many exhibitions in Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon. Reem was awarded the certificate of honor for plastic arts and jewelry design from the World Innovation Centre in 2010. She has organized several workshops, most notably on the occasion of World Refugee Day under the auspices of the European Commission in 2011. Reem Yassouf’s work is highly poetic and ethereal, with signature white and gray shades and strong grounding shadows that contrast the light portrayals of floating figures.