Adnan Charara is a second generation modernist and an expressionist artist.
Born in 1932 in Bint Jbeil, Charara studied arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Lebanese University from 1965 until 1969. He pursued his studies at the 8th Paris University from 1984 until 1986. Adnan Charara taught art at public high schools in Beirut from 1973 until 1995, and at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Lebanese University from 1978 until 1982.
Charara organized many solo exhibitions in Beirut and took part in all the exhibitions organized by the Cultural Council for South Lebanon, Spring Salons at the UNESCO Palace, and the exhibitions organized by the Lebanese Artists Association for Painters and Sculptors between 1970 and 2006.