Colette has been living abroad
since 1976 and only came back to Lebanon in 2012. She lived in Belgium for over
20 years, where she studied at the Beaux art of Brussels in
visual communication and history of art.
In 2000, she opened “Visu-art Gallery” in
Dubai. This mainly consisted of sculptures. There, her journey in ceramics
started. She had a space in the Dubai Art Center where she was working. In 2012 she moved back to Lebanon with
her family. There she started a new company that specialized in
Wine Making (Chateau Qanafar). Colette handled the marketing and the sales of
wine. (Her husband, Georges Naim and her son Eddy, gave a talk on Wine in one of the earliest events of Karaz w Laimoon, around 2012. Currently Colette has a studio where she
gives lessons, three times a week. Her goal is to organize a yearly Ceramics
Exhibition in Lebanon.