january 31th 1934 born in Damascus
1955-57 studies of arabic literature at the Damascus University
1957 first price for sculpture in Damascus
1957-63 attends the masterclass for painting of Hann Trier at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Berlin
1966 Karl Hofer-Award, Berlin
1973 scholarship of the Cité des Arts, Paris
1977-79 guest professor for painting at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin
since 1980 full professor for painting at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin
since 1994 member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin-Brandenburg
1999 founder of the Summer Academy of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, Darat al Funun in Amman, Jordan
2002 Fred Thieler Price
2005 Awarded the Merit Order of the Federal Republic of Germany
2005 Prix Forum Culturel Libanais
since 1963 freelance artist in Berlin

Biography of the artist Marwan Kassab-Bachi known as Marwan