Moussa Tiba was born 1939 in Cana, Lebanon. After graduating from the Fine-Arts Academy of Beirut in 1961, he traveled to London, Italy, Spain, North Africa and Canada. He had over fifteen solo exhibitions and twenty group shows before he began his second arts degree in Rome.
In Cana, South-Lebanon, his family house was converted into a museum that pays homage to his works, also exhibiting artists such as Shafic Abboud, Halim Jurdak and Hussein Madi. Moussa Tiba exhibited in Lebanon, France, Germany, Norway, as well as Egypt, Kuwait and Brazil. His work is part of the collections of the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Chartres, Institute du Monde Arabe in Paris, British Museum in London, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the UNESCO in Beirut.