Jasmin Chouikha, also known as "Ydama", was born in Switzerland in 1981. Her father was an internationally recognized artist, photographer, painter and sculptor. Ydama inherited these many talents. Ydama is self-taught. Everything she gets her hands on turns into art. In 2012 she moved into her first own studio in Lagos, Portugal. Today she mainly focuses on painting.
Since moving to Portugal, her artistic work has continued to evolve. Numerous exhibitions at home and abroad brought great success and an enthusiastic fan community.
Jasmin Chouikha is a freelance artist. She travels between Switzerland, Austria, Portugal, Uruguay and Australia, where she presents her paintings in exhibitions.
"Jasmin Chouikha is a passionate and ambitious artist. Each of her works is unique and full of love." (the Australian)