Diala Brisly

Painter | Illustrator

Diala Brisly was born in Syria. She began as a cartoonist at the Syrian-based Spacetoon channel in 2001 and soon became a layout artist for a variety of cartoon TV shows. Her skills include layout design, animation, concept art, painting, character design, and illustration.

At the outset of the Syrian conflict in 2011, Diala participated artistically in social campaigns and projects focused on social justice, freedom, and human rights. In 2014, she started painting murals and conducting art workshops in refugee centres to support access to education for children refugees.

When not painting you can find Diala dancing. “I dance knowing that everyone is watching yet I feel free in all aspects”.