Emilio Trad was born in 1953 in Buenos Aires. (Of Lebanese origin :his grandfather emigrated to Buenos Aires).
After studying Fine Art in Buenos Aires, E. Trad travelled across Europe and settled finally in Paris in 1982.
In 1992 : He was awarded the first prize at the annual “Salon d’Automne, Paris”
In 1997: He was awarded the first prize at the “Grand Prix de Barbizon” as well as the first prize of the “Taylor Foundation”, in Paris.
Trad exhibited in Paris, Buenos Aires, Beirut, La Haye, Brussels, London and Miami.
Lives and works in Paris.