Our Artists

Abidemi
Abidemi
Nigeria

Abidemi was born in Nigeria February 25, 1983. He was raised in Lagos by his grandmother, a pottery maker who had a great influence on Abidemi and his art. His piece “15 miles” is dedicated to his beloved grandmother. Relocating to Houston, Texas in 2002,… read more

Alfiya Inamdar
Alfiya Inamdar
India

Alfiya Inamdar is a young self-taught artist from India. A graduate in Architecture; it is during this period of study that she discovered a deep passion for painting. Studying the work of Vincent Van Gogh compelled her to pick up a brush and paint and she considers… read more

Alice Bulmer
Alice Bulmer
United Kingdom

Alice has always enjoyed drawing and painting for as long as she can remember and continued this through her education in the UK. Completing a BA in History of Art and Design in Manchester, she loved to learn about the origins of art and become more aware of the… read more

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Amy Polling
Netherlands

Amy Polling, born in San Francisco, California, out of a Dutch traditional artistic/business family also has French blood running through her veins! She has lived in various countries around the world and considers herself a “European citizen with an American… read more

Anastasia Zubareva
Anastasia Zubareva
Russia

Anastasia Zubareva is an artist from Russia for whom art is a passion, drive and the wind that keeps her moving forward. From her early years she was attracted to any type of media technique that could express her creativity and worldview whether it was drawing on… read more

Andrew Thompson
Andrew Thompson
Zimbabwe

Andrew Thompson is an Aircraft Engineer by profession but has always maintained a keen interest in art and furniture design.  Born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe, he has had no formal training in art after high school art classes and considers himself a self-taught… read more

Aparajita Ghose
Aparajita Ghose
India

Aparajita Ghose paints for the love of it. Often that love dives into a subterranean stream not surfacing for days, months or even years. At other times it takes on life expressing in various forms...random scribbling on scraps of paper, acrylics on canvas to painting… read more

Aquila Abdel
Aquila
Egypt

Aquila was born in January 1979 in Egypt. She spent her childhood and young adult years in her country of birth, attending the German school and attained a BA in Fine Arts from the American University of Cairo. Working as a Purchasing Manager from 2003 to 2008 in… read more

Avanthi Dileka Lelwala
Avanthi Dileka Lelwala
Sri Lanka

Avanthi Dileka Lelwala was born in Sri Lanka. Growing up and residing in her home country till 2008, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and did her post graduate studies in Human Resources Management. Previously working in the banking sector, after… read more

Aya Charife
Aya Charife
Lebanon

Aya Charife was born in Tunisia on September 15, 1989 to a Lebanese Father and a Palestinian-Jordanian mother. Having lived in Beirut, Syria, Jordan and currently residing in Dubai, Aya holds a Bachelor Degree in Interior Architecture from the Lebanese International… read more

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Azam Sadeghi
Iran

Azam Sadeghi was born on 13th of April 1988 in Gorgan, Iran. She has been very interested in art since childhood and has been directly active in painting and related fields since then. Azam believes in justice and international citizenship. and finds the differences… read more

Barath Menon
Barath Menon
India

Barath Menon is a young budding artist who has won several prizes at a national and international level for his artworks. Currently a tenth grader, this gifted artist has presented an amazing and varied portfolio of work that belies his age. Pursuing art since he… read more

Beji Jaison
Beji Jaison
India

Beji Jaison is a pediatrician by profession and a poet in every other sense. She breathes poetry, writing poems and fiction short stories in Hindi and English. She sees painting as another medium for her poetry. Where words don't come to aid, she chooses colours. As a… read more

Bibi
Bibi
Nigeria

BiBi is a female Nigerian artist, proud of her African inheritance. An autodidact, schooled by life, tradition and a variety of private tutors. Whilst travelling used to be a way of surviving, it evolved in a way of exploring communities. That is why travelling is… read more

Bonny Mathew
Bonny Mathew
India

Bonny Mathew, watercolor artist based in Dubai has an inborn talent for drawing and painting. He is immensely gifted in his ability to portray picturesque sceneries and figures with effortless ease. He hails from the beautiful city of Cochin in Kerala, India. Bonny… read more

Cecilia Flaten
Cecilia Flaten
Chile

Cecilia Flaten is the painter of 'The Magic Lights'. Her artworks are inspired by the Norwegian and Patagonian landscapes. Flaten has been working with oils for 20 years and finds them to be a medium that provides her with stability and the desired pattern of… read more

Charaabal Adiyabazar
Chadraabal Adiyabazar
Mongolia

Adiyabazar Chadraabal was born on October 3rd, 1979 in Zuun Mod Soum of Tuv Province, Mongolia. His father has been an artist-painter for over 40 years and influenced him to become an artist.   After enrolling at the National Pedagogical University, Adiyabazar… read more

Dhana Madhavan
Dhana Madhavan
India

Dhana Madhavan is a U.A.E. based civil engineer. He says, he was drawn into art couple of years back when an Artist friend posted Madhavan’s portrait on his blog as part of a series called ‘Beautiful Face Beautiful Mind’. This inspired him to hold brushes and… read more

Dipankar Dasgupta
Dipankar Dasgupta
India

Dipankar Dasgupta, has a postgraduate degree from The Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S University, Baroda and a graduate degree from Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan. He has shown his work extensively around India. In 1995 he had his first solo show in Hotel Welcome Group, Baroda… read more

Elena Rozmatova
Elena Rozmatova
Turkmenistan

Elena Rozmatova is an artist from sunny Turkmenistan. Having studied design and architecture in the capital city of Ashgabat, Elena, after graduation, actively participated in several projects to artistically beautify and develop public spaces. As an artist, she… read more

Farah Coolman
Farah Coolman
Trinidad and Tobago

Farah Coolman is from the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago located in the Caribbean. Her artistic creations are based on a variety of themes Farah has been developing her skills and techniques over the past 14 years and she specializes in acrylics and oil… read more

Gomathi Shiva
Gomathi Shiva
India

Gomathi Shiva is an Indian National living in the UAE since 1996. A freelance artist, she is passionate about utilizing her time efficiently and has been developing her portfolio of paintings and art works. Gomathi’s works include varied themes: Nature,… read more

Jan DSa
Jan D’Sa
India

Jan D'Sa is a commercial writer, blogger and a multi-displinary artist-designer based in Dubai. She gains her inspiration from her background in Molecular Biology, technical communications as well as her passion for world cultures, nature, environmental sustainability… read more

Kaleo
Kaleo
USA

Kaleo attributes his unique artistic perspective to his personal journey of agony and ecstasy. His life began in the culturally diverse city of Pasadena, California. Brought up by his mother who continuously struggled financially, the children had to be placed on… read more

Harpreet Oberoi
Kim Oberoi
India

“Every piece of work by an artist, every stroke, every mark is a work towards Redefining Infinity” -­ Kim Oberoi Based in Dubai since 9 years Indian Artist Kim Oberoi is largely a self taught painter and an international exhibitor (Germany, Beijing & Dubai)… read more

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Liza Ayach
Canada

Liza Ayach is a Lebanese Canadian who holds a master’s degree in English Literature and a diploma in Business Administration. Additionally Liza was mentored by renowned artists locally and globally, and she finds solace and tranquility in oil painting. Emancipation… read more

Lucy McMurray
Lucy McMurray
Cyprus

Lucy McMurray has been immersed in art for as long as she can remember. Winning multiple competitions at school, she went on to study graphic design and photography and earned a Bachelor of Arts in both disciplines. Currently working in Dubai as a freelance art… read more

Manisha Andrade
Manisha Andrade
India

Manisha Andrade originally from Mumbai, India is an artist now based in Dubai. Coming from an artistically inclined family, she was exposed to art from a very early age and finds it is a continuous process of self-discovery and expression. Her palette consists… read more

Manjula Kaimal
Manjula Kaimal
India

Manjula Kaimal is a post graduate in Banking & Finance and a mother of two boys. As a self-taught artist, it was her husband’s sole encouragement that gave her the confidence to try her hand at painting and take up art as a serious pursuit. With an increasing… read more

Marike Korting
Marike Korting
South Africa

Marike Korting is a Dubai-based artist and designer. With a Bachelors degree in Fine Art and a Masters in Design Technology, the artist feels she began her journey through a world of colors and creativity long before her formal education, which led her constructively… read more

Meetu Garg
Meetu Garg
India

Meetu Garg, a small-town girl from India, now settled in Dubai found her passion for art through her love for vibrant colors. Her journey as an artist progressed with every stroke of her brush while participating in several events in both school and college. With a… read more

Minisha Bhardwaj
Minisha Bhardwaj
India

Minisha Bhardwaj is an active, self taught Indian artist  and art activist currently based in Dubai. Minisha's compositions are mostly driven by thoughts and  emotions. Her desire is to create an emotional connection between her subjects and the viewer. She works… read more

Mumtaz Persaud
Mumtaz
Trinidad and Tobago

Mumtaz is a self-taught artist from Trinidad and Tobago in the West Indies. Fueled by her need to seize and preserve life's fleeting moments which she feels are often taken for granted, Mumtaz began her journey of putting paint to canvas. "My art is emotionally… read more

Muriel D'souza
Muriel D’souza
India

Muriel D'souza is an artist who works towards developing paintings that both speak to her and the viewer about the beauty that exists and surrounds us. Her works consists mainly of figurative and abstract creations that are inspired by and drawn from Muriel's… read more

Artist Neleisha Weerasinghe
Neleisha Weerasinghe
Sri Lanka

Neleisha Weerasinghe is an artist from Sri Lanka who is currently based in Ajman. She is a Textured Artist, Landscape Painter, a Street Pooch Lover and a Doodler. She is proud to be a self-taught artist who has consciously not tried to fit in with any major art… read more

Nirupama Ramesh
Nirupama Ramesh
India

Nirupama Ramesh is an innately talented Indian artist and sculptor based in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.  A horticulturist by profession, Nirupama’s art is her passion, and her inspiration comes from nature and life. To Nirupama, art is a lifelong journey where… read more

Nissa Riyas
Nissa Riyas
India

Nissa Riyas is a contemporary artist originally from India but currently based in Dubai. She has been painting for the last 16 years and although she started painting early in life, it was her travels  around the world that started her soul-searching and quest for… read more

Lure
Peace by Pieces
India

On a lazy, hot and humid afternoon in Dubai, two friends, Bharathi and Ruma, felt they needed to channelize their creativity into something beautiful which the world could see, something that would offer them tranquility and peace while creating. And that is how, in a… read more

Poonam Kakkar
Poonam Kakkar
India

Poonam Kakkar is a Dubai based Indian artist with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. She fell in love with art at a very young age while understanding the impact of colours and the big difference a little colour can make. Experimenting with different mediums such… read more

Purva
Purva
India

For national gold medalist, self taught Indian artist Purva, painting is a synonym for freedom. Purva paints with a need to communicate what she sees and feels, and to explore the inherent value of visible objects, delving below its tangible material attributes.… read more

Rahat Qavi
Rahat Qavi
Pakistan

Rahat Qavi, born and raised in the picturesque valleys of the Karakoram Range, she drew initial inspiration from the virgin beauty of the land that surrounded her. From a very young age, Rahat demonstrated an uncanny ability to fuse colors that depicted natural hues… read more

Rahul Gautam
Rahul Gautam
India

Born and raised in Rishikesh, India, Rahul Gautam has been drawing and painting as a hobby since childhood. Starting by drawing sketches of cars with his peers in the early impressionable years laid the foundation of his interest in art and this held through his school… read more

Rajesh Desai
Rajesh Desai
India

Rajesh Desai works hard to develop paintings that speak both to him and to others. This is evident from his last solo exhibition: Glorious Times- Lonar that spoke about the beauty that exists in the ruins of ancient societies. Lonar is a place in India where there are… read more

Razieh Aghabeig
Razieh Aghabeig
Iran

Razieh Aghabeig was born in Tehran, Iran. She started learning painting with the famous Iranian Painter Mr. Peyman in the realistic style of art . She loves learning and teaching her art and continues to enhance her painting skills at the Reza Abbasi Museum (Art… read more

Rean Virayo
Rean Virayo
Philippines

Rean Virayo from the Philippines but has been living and working in Dubai, U.A.E for the last three years as an HR assistant and Graphic Designer. She is a self-taught artist with a boundless love for art since childhood that shows in her creative works and projects… read more

Reena Dhiman
Reena Dhiman
India

Reena Dhiman began feeling that art is her destiny when she realized that her one time hobby had become an integral part of her life. With a Master’s Degree in Commerce and a teacher by profession, this self-taught artist has now made art her passion and… read more

Remy Francis
Remy Francis
India

Remy Francis has been a practicing fine artist for over 20 years. Being an advocate of aspiring artists and a proactive player in the corporate creative community for 19 years, she is also an accomplished animation and creative director leaving her footprints in the… read more

Ria Sharma
Ria Sharma
India

Ria Sharma is an Indian born, Dubai based artist. A Civil Engineer by profession, she has fulfilled a strong and successful career in the construction field for sixteen years. Seven years ago, completely by chance, Ria found herself in the midst of paints and… read more

Rishi Soni
Rishi Soni
India

Rishi Soni, a.k.a rishistoni is an autodidact artist and an investor born in Mumbai and brought up in India. As a child he wanted to be a professional sportsman and got an early scholarship but due to a severe injury he had to give up his love for sport and pursue… read more

Ritu Dua
Ritu Dua
India

Ritu Dua has let herself be drawn by the strong pull of what she loves to do...draw and paint. Self-taught, she learns and gets inspired by the things around her. Obsessed with the magic of color and pattern, Ritu is mesmerized by different cultures, their dress and… read more

Rolando Tuvillara
Rolando Tuvillara Jr
Philippines

Rolando Tuvillara Jr started his artistry when he was 3 years old. He remembers his mother often buying him drawing  supplies because he would be upset if they finished and didn't have them. Rolando recalls his love for drawing at that very  young age and… read more

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Roula Chreim
Lebanon

Roula Chreim is an internationally acclaimed artist and curator. Between extensive traveling in her previous career and being displaced after her house was destroyed via war, “home” is a pivotal idea and crucial place that manifests from her psyche and heart in… read more

Ruth Schembri
Ruth Schembri
Malta

Ruth Schembri is an artist from Malta who has been living in Dubai since 1999. She discovered her love for art from a very early age and has since experimented with and enjoyed many different media such as pencil drawing, pen and ink, chalk pastel, oil pastel, silk… read more

Sadeesh Joseph
Sadeesh Joseph
India

Sadeesh Joseph was born in Kerala, India where he grew up midst the vibrant greenery, the famous Backwaters and the sounds of the ocean. A multi-faceted individual, Sadeesh is bursting with creativity in many artistic directions and translates his passion for art… read more

Samar Kamel
Samar Kamel
Egypt

Samar Kamel, born  and raised in Cairo, Egypt, had been inspired to paint from an early age since her late dad was an artist.  A graduate of English Literature, she chose banking as a career, which she eventually left to focus on her art. Her first solo… read more

Samy Selim
Samy Selim
Egypt

Samy Selim, born in Cairo, Egypt and residing in Dubai, U.A.E. comes from an art loving family who encouraged him as a child and sculpted his talent to become the artist he is today. Always interested in drawing, what started as a hobby continued developing through the… read more

Sanaa Merchant
Sanaa Merchant
Pakistan

Sanaa Merchant, born and brought up in UAE, is a self-taught artist. Although a graduate of an International Business degree, life eventually led her to discover an innate passion and enthusiasm in the fine arts. The only basic education was an O level fine art which… read more

Sapna Jain
Sapna Jain
India

Sapna Jain is a finance graduate and a university merit list holder. Although she has always loved and enjoyed her finance books, the innate artist in her always wondered how people would play and create so beautifully with colors. This fascination for art would… read more

Shadab Khan
Shadab Khan
India

Shadab Khan is a versatile contemporary and realism Indian artist, based in Dubai. Her artistic process began as a child during frequent excursions to the Botanical gardens and Nature conservatories. She is incredibly inspired by the beauty of life, as seen either… read more

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Shaima Al Naboodah
United Arab Emirates

Shaima Al Naboodah is a self-taught artist from the United Arab Emirates. She has always been fascinated by art whether in creative writing, embroidery, jewelry, pottery or 3Dmodels. Due to the abundance of instructions and strict guidelines received everyday, the… read more

Shivani Mathur
Shivani Mathur
India

Shivani Mathur is a talented contemporary artist from Delhi, India currently living in Dubai. She has acquired her master’s degree in Arts with specialization in ‘Oil Painting’ from India. Shivani’s paintings have a life of their own; they are rich, vivid,… read more

Shymala Venkatesh
Shyamala Venkatesh
India

Born in Kandy, Sri Lanka, Shyamala Venkatesh did her schooling in Lusaka, Zambia, graduated from Stella Maris College, Chennai and has traveled widely with her husband who is a Marine Engineer. Though never formally trained in art, she has inherited some of the… read more

Sijo Mathew
Sijo Mathew
India

Sijo Mathew paints because it is his absolute passion. He finds joy and satisfaction in knowing that others are pleased by his work and that he is making a positive impact on the world through his art. Always wanting to be an artist, Sijo works from photographs and… read more

Sonal Johar
Sonal Johar
India

Sonal Johar is a home-scientist, and a creative person at heart. A Doctorate in Clothing and Textiles, she has always been fascinated by the traditional designs and motifs embedded in different art forms of India. She has been experimenting with the motifs from her… read more

Sonu Sultania
Sonu Sultania
India

Sonu Sultania is an upcoming artist based in Dubai. She is powered by a strong imagination and aesthetic vision. With her roots in India, art has been an essential part of her growing up years. She is also extremely well traveled in India and across the globe. The… read more

Sougnathika Sridhar
Souganthika Sridhar
India

Souganthika Sridhar is an accountant/auditor with a zeal for art. She inherited her artistic skills from her mother, and was bitten by the art bug when she was just four years old. She has been drawing ever since. Born in India, Souganthika relocated with her… read more

Soumik Mukherjee
Soumik Mukherjee
India

Brought up in Santiniketan, one of India's prominent art hubs, Soumik Mukherjee realized the benefits of the seamless interaction between man and nature early on in life. It is this phenomenon that influence his artistic mind although his desire to study fine arts… read more

Sanaz Panahpour
SPD
Turkey

Sanaz Panahpour Darehshouri (SPD) is a second generation artist from a Turkish family, inheriting her artistic qualities from her Mother; she has an immense sense and feel for art in different formats. SPD started working as an artist from the young age of 14 years… read more

Sumanta Dahda
Sumanta Dahda
India

Sumanta Dahda depicts the beauty of life through her colors. She gets her inspiration from various cultures and is fascinated by the amazing diversity of different regions. She believes that the boundaries on earth cannot limit the imagination and art is the only way… read more

Victor Sitali
Victor Sitali
Zambia

Victor Sitali was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia. Losing his hearing and speech at the early age of two, this multi-talented individual with a wonderful personality has faced the challenging moments of his life with a positive attitude. Relocating to Dubai in… read more

Werner Szendi
Werner Szendi
Austria

Werner Szendi, international visual artist was born in 1966 in Guessing, Austria. He spent his childhood and youth in Harmisch, Burgenland and currently lives and works in Vienna. He discovered his artistic talent at the age of 16. The creation of several sacral… read more

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William Gerges
Lebanon

William Gerges’s creations are a direct product of his many moods, and that generates strange but beautifully composed canvases with a mix of materials, paints and colors. With no particular story behind any single piece, his work is a blend of expressed… read more

Yamini Manala
Yamini Manala
India

An upcoming Indian artist based in Dubai, Yamini Manala has definitely created a name for herself in the Dubai art scene. Her flair for bringing inanimate objects to life with her ingenious strokes cannot go unnoticed. Hailing from the beautiful town of Kanyakumari,… read more

Yuvika Garg
Yuvika Garg
India

Yuvika Garg is a trained contemporary artist based in Dubai. She primarily likes to work with watercolor and acrylics specially using palette knife on canvas. She has an abstract style of work. She believes that a painting is about capturing the essence of moments in a… read more

Zehra Rashid
Zehra Rashid
Pakistan

Zehra Rashid, born and brought up in Karachi, Pakistan is now a Dubai based artist who inherited the gift and passion for art from her mother. Although having a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a banker by profession, she continues to pursue her passion… read more