Samar Kamel is an Egyptian artist, curator and author known for works that examine cultural attitudes towards women and aim to transform stereotypes through their vibrant depictions of the modern woman.
Kamel has exhibited in over 45 international art exhibitions and art fairs across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Her work is part of the permanent collection of the Bursa Museum of Immigration History, Turkey.
A skilled artist, Kamel indulges her passion for painting by exploring different media (oil, acrylic, nail polish, tea bags) and techniques (traditional
brush work, impasto, cross hatching, collage, ink transfer). Having acquired her curatorial certification from the Sotheby’s Institue of Art, Kamel has also undertaken several curatorial projects in her home country of Egypt as well as in the UAE, where she lives and works.
She has participated in the coveted Art Dubai, Abu Dhabi Art as an art facilitator, and exhibited in World Art Dubai since its first edition for four consecutive years. She has organized charity auctions to raise funds for the art community and marginalized members of the society. She has also served as mentor and panelist for amateur artists and art competitions in Dubai. Her contributions to art and community have been recognized by her recent nomination for Emirates Woman of the Year 2018 prize in the category for Art and Culture.