Born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1977, Heba Khalifa is a painter who works with different media, combining mainly photography, prints and painting. She is currently based in Cairo, Egypt.
She graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cairo in 2000 with a Diploma in Interior Design. After that, she studied Art Criticism for 2 years at the Arts Academy of Cairo.
She has held two solo exhibitions in Cairo.
"One Step" in 2001
“Temporary Absence” in 2006.
She has also participated in several group exhibitions in Cairo.
Heba has worked with children in difficult circumstances such as street children and working children, before becoming a photojournalist in Al-Shourouk newspaper, and has used art to education them and help them since 2001.
In 2007, she has obtained a Scholarship to Study Graphic Art in Salzburg, Summer Academy.