Multidisciplinary artist Khalil Allaik is known for futuristic, hybrid forms that combine aspects of the organic, the anthropomorphic and the abstract. His process-driven work draws inspiration from his individual experience of cosmic forces such as the relationship of the earth to the universe, and the past to the future. In his native Lebanon, Allaik worked as an art dealer for eight years. He is a graduate of Lebanese University, Beirut. Classically trained, he earned fine arts degrees in painting and drawing, as well as a degree in interior design. His work has been shown internationally. Allaik has lived and worked in the Lehigh Valley, PA since 2003.
He will be in residence at Lafayette’s Experimental Printmaking Institute, EPI, during the fall 2021 semester.