Rima Amyuni was born in Beirut in 1954. She has a degree in Fine Arts from the Byam Shaw School of Art (now part of the Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design) in London and a degree in Visual Arts from Columbia University in New York City. She has had solo exhibitions in Beirut at Epreuve d’Artiste Gallery (1998), Alice Mogabgab Gallery in 2007, 2009, and most recently in 2011. In 2015, Agial Art Gallery hosted her contentious exhibition “A Tribute to a House Fairy” about the plight of domestic workers in Lebanon. She has taught at the Lebanese Academy of Arts (ALBA) and at the two secondary schools Louise Wegman and Jesus and Mary. In 1995, she won the first prize in painting at Sursock Museum’s Salon d’Automne. She lives and works in Yarzé, Lebanon - a place which inspires the subjects of her paintings.