A B O U T
B i o g r a p h y
- Born in Baghdad, Iraq and graduated from the University of Baghdad.
- Her imagination and senses are expressed through her colorful paintings.
- As an artist, she believes women are symbol of beauty and she paints them as tall as a palm tree to indicate their glory.
- Her art works are mainly inspired by the surrounding environment (Tribe women, villagers, palm trees etc.).
- Since childhood, her school teachers and family members noticed her outstanding talent in paintings. It was at that point when she started paying more attention to developing her painting skills.
- Through the years she attended numerous art courses and workshops further developing her skills. Her art is a mix of self-taught and art education.
- Since 2005, her art works were exhibited in several galleries in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, UAE and Canada.
- Some of her paintings are displayed in international hotels such as St. Regis Abu Dhabi. Dubai Media covered her art works in many occasions.
R e s u m e
- 2019 April, 2019 ARTA Gallery Toronto Distillery District group exhibition “Spring Moments”
- 2019 Feb, Artist Project Toronto contemporary art fair booth # 541
- 2018 Artist Project Toronto contemporary art fair booth # 704
- 2017 Areej Art Gallery Toronto, full of hope, group exhibition
- 2017 Artist project Toronto contemporary art fair booth # 739
- 2016 Dubai Art Fans Exhibition in Palace Unesco – Beirut spreading the message of peace to the world through art under the patronage of the Minister of Culture of Lebanon Mr. Remon Areiji.
- 2016 Art Competition and Exhibition for the International Women’s Day in Art plus Gallery Dubai (EVA 2) (granted second price).
- 2016 International Art Exhibition in World Art Dubai 2016 (Dubai World Trade Centre).
- 2016 Dubai Art Fans Exhibition in International Design Exhibition (INDEX 2016).
- 2015 Group Art Exhibition and Fashion Show (Expression) in Art Plus Gallery Dubai.
- 2015 the International Theater for Emirates Writers Union / Abu Dhabi
- 2015 Marsam Matter- Dubai (Noun Al Neswa) 4th edition
- 2015 Art’s group exhibition Under the patronage and presence of H.E Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi minister of International Cooperation and Development (International women’s day 2015) in Rotana Hotel Abu Dhabi
- 2015 Under the patronage of Sheikh Mubarak al Nahyan (Chairty art auction Artist for kids of Syria Held at Grand Hyatt Dubai) Jun 2015 organized by Fann- A- porter Gallery) my painting lot 081 (sold in Auction)
- 2015 World Art Dubai 2015 (Dubai World Trade Centre)-participated with fifteen (15) art works
- 2015 Art Plus Gallery (Eve 1)
- 2014 Emirates Fine Arts Society- Sharjah- Art area.
- 2014 The Space Abu Dhabi (exhibition curated by sumayyah Al Suwaidi)
- 2014 Marsam Matter- Dubai (Noun Al Neswa) 3rd
- 2014 Art Plus gallery- Dubai (Horizons).
- 2013 Ghaf Art gallery- Abu Dhabi (exhibition curated by sumayyah Al Suwaidi)
- 2013 Court yard Gallery- Dubai (women in Art VIII).
- 2013 Court yard Gallery- Dubai (women in Art IX).
- 2012 National theater Abu Dhabi (by Abu Dhabi Culture & Heritage) ( Colors)
- 2012 Al Qatara Art Center – Al Ain for the international day UAE.
- 2012 Arjun Art Gallery- Abu Dhabi (colors).
- 2012 Ghaf Art gallery- Abu Dhabi (exhibition curated by sumayyah Al Suwaidi)
- 2011 Women’s Art Exhibition (Noon Al Nuswa) 2nd edition in Marsam Matter Gallery- Dubai.
- 2011 Ramadan Art Exhibition in Ghaf Art Gallery- Abu Dhabi.
- 2010 Art exhibition (Us=نحن) in Qibab Art Gallery by a group of 31 Iraqi Artist- Abu Dhabi.
- 2010 Express yourself 30”x30” in Ghaf Art Gallery by a group of 50 International Artist-Abu Dhabi.
- 2009 Arjun Art Gallery (The Beauty of Statures & Flowers)-Abu Dhabi.
- 2009 (Palms of Baghdad) in Qibab Art Gallery – Abu Dhabi.
- 2009 Participated in the International Heritage Day Exhibition introduced by Abu Dhabi Culture & Heritage.
- 2005-2009 Art Courses and daily workshop in Abu Dhabi culture & Heritage
- 1996-2005 Art courses and workshop with Mr.Rafa’AL Nasiri (Iraqi Pioneer Artist) and Rashid Dyab (Sudanese Pioneer artist) in- Amman, Jordan and Canada.
SEMINARS AND LECTUERS
- 2010-2011 L’atelier des Arts-Gallery – Art teacher for Children age 7-12 years old- Abu Dhabi.
- 2010 Worked as a teacher (children Painting) at Abu Dhabi ladies club.
- 1996-2005 Apple Wood School – Art teacher for children age 5-7 years old-Toronto Canada.
COMMISSION ART WORK
- Regis Hotel Cornish Abu Dhabi – VIP welcoming room (2 Paintings).
- Regulation and Supervision Bureau Abu Dhabi- Head office (5 paintings).
- Several media interviews in Arabic channels (MBC-ROTANA-ABU DHABI TV) 2011-2014-2015