Habib Bida

Habib Bida is a renowned visual artist, researcher, and professor of higher education at the Higher Institute of Beaux-Arts of Tunis. With a long and illustrious career in the arts, Habib Bida has established himself as a prominent figure in the Tunisian art scene and beyond.


Habib Bida holds a Diploma d'Arts Plastiques from ITAAUT, Tunisia, where he was awarded the National Presidential Prize in 1977. He also completed his 3rd Cycle (M.Sc.) in Aesthetics & Art Sciences from ITAAUT in 1980 and obtained his Doctorat d'Etat (PhD) in Art & Art Sciences from the University of Paris 1, Sorbonne in 1993.


Habib Bida has exhibited his artwork in numerous solo and group exhibitions both in Tunisia and internationally. Some of the notable galleries where his work has been showcased include MIMITA Gallery in Tunis, ARTS CITY Gallery in Paris, IRTISEM Gallery in Tunis, and Contemporary Art Museum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. His work has also been displayed in countries such as France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Romania, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Cuba, and India, among others.

Awards and Recognition:

Habib Bida has been the recipient of several prestigious awards and prizes throughout his career. These include the Second Prize at the U.P.T. Art Exhibition at GORGI Gallery, the Special Jury Prize at the Sharjah 1st International Biennale in the United Arab Emirates, the Second Prize at the CAN Painting Competition, the Grand Prize of the City of Tunis, and the City of Sfax Prize, among others.


Habib Bida's artwork has been acquired by esteemed institutions such as the Contemporary Art Museum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, the Princess Wijdan Ali Museum in Amman, Jordan, the Modern Art Museum in Qatar, and Actual Art Gallery in France, highlighting the recognition and value of his artistic contributions.

As an accomplished visual artist, researcher, and professor, Habib Bida continues to make significant contributions to the field of arts through his thought-provoking creations, extensive exhibitions, and academic pursuits. His artwork is characterized by his unique artistic vision and deep understanding of aesthetics and art sciences, making him a prominent figure in the art world.

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