His talent was recognised, and he was awarded a scholarship to study in Florence, Italy, for three months.
In 1968, Emile Ayache graduated from Academia Di Belle Arti Di Roma (Academy Of Fine Arts in Rome).
In Rome, he studied cinemagraphics, and became a specilialist in interior design for cinema and TV in London.
In Rome, he worked as an assistant movie director, and also taught sculpture.
From Rome, he returned to Lebanon, and in 1983 went to Saudi Arabia.
In 1985, Emile Ayache settled in America – Bethlehem, Pennyslvania – where he was commissioned to create many public sculptures.
He works primarily on classical forms in different sizes and materials, mainly carving on marble and bronze.
He has exhibited his works in many international Symposiums.
In 1989, he carved the visage of Khalil Gibran, entering this sculpture in an international competition.
Emile Ayache has sculpted the figures of many famous faces from around the world – including former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.