The exhibition - Tribute to Women:

Intertwined throughout history, the woman is the pillar of the family and partner for development and progress.
It is a constant reminder that women play a paramount and fundamental role in the fabric of our society.
Every woman figures out her worth, takes a flight of pride, soar through freedom and nestles in the arms of change. The artworks present myriad of style and technique from artists coming from different part of the world.
The exhibition is curated by the art activist Zaahirah Muthy hailing from Mauritius

Eight renowned and award-winning women artists will be showcasing their masterpieces, that reflect and connect with their selves, at Aisha Alabbar Art Gallery:

Esraa Zidan

Egyptian artist lives and works in Egypt. She received her BFA degree from Helwan University, Cairo, and was awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Egyptian Cultural Centre in Italy. She has exhibited her art both locally and internationally, including several private collections in Cairo and Dubai. Her artworks are a direct reflection of her philosophy in life, she cherishes the role that women play, and wants to see every woman in her own way, and between all the rights that a woman should have she defends the right of being happy.

I was born to fly I Mixed media on canvas 80 X 80 cm

I was born to fly I
Mixed media on canvas 80 X 80 cm

I was born to fly II  Mixed media on canvas 80 x 80 cm

I was born to fly II
Mixed media on canvas 80 x 80 cm

Belly Dancers  Charcoal on paper A4 size each

Belly Dancers
Charcoal on paper A4 size each

Mirror Mirror  Mixed media on canvas 80 x 60 cm

Mirror Mirror
Mixed media on canvas 80 x 60 cm

My Life on a Carousel  Mixed media on canvas 100 x 100 cm

My Life on a Carousel
Mixed media on canvas 100 x 100 cm

Humaira Hussain

Irish artist currently residing between London and Dubai. She is a contemporary multidisciplinary artist with BFA from Punjab University, and post-graduate Degree of Migration Diaspora Cultural Studies from University of Ireland. She has many solo and group exhibition to her credit exhibiting in UK, Pakistan, Ireland, UAE, Lebanon, and Paris. Vibrant colours with meticulous process encapsulate her expression generating energy and optimism. Calculated asymmetrical endeavours and exploratory strokes unite discovery and fulfilment. The essence of her subject matter transcends over the surface of the canvas with a dynamic vigour and buoyant expression. Her command of technique, stylistically, playful composition, and use of brilliant colours adds a compelling vibrancy to her artwork.

Mother Nature  Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm

Mother Nature
Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm

Human Nature  Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm

Human Nature
Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm

Congruence  Acrylic on canvas 100 x 120 cm

Congruence
Acrylic on canvas 100 x 120 cm

Synchronous Acrylic on canvas 85 x 122 cm

Synchronous
Acrylic on canvas 85 x 122 cm

Beguiling Enthral  Oil on Canvas. 35 2/5 in diameter. 90 cm diameter

Beguiling Enthral
Oil on Canvas. 35 2/5 in diameter. 90 cm diameter

Anna Galea

Maltese established artist lives and works in Dubai. She received her Master’s in Creativity and Innovation from the Edward de Bono Institute of Thinking, University of Malta. Anna has won several Prestigious prizes and awards and her watercolor works were honored as masterful in the US, Italy, and UAE. She has exhibited her art extensively across the capital cities of Europe, including Paris, Rome, and Brussels, as well as in Dubai, Melbourne, Bogota, Washington and New York. Anna's paintings appeared in books, on tele-cards, calendars, book covers, and other publications. Her artworks are acquired by both private and corporate collectors and institutions. She is best known for her abnormally large floral watercolors while dabbling with life figure painting and abstractions.

Green Cactus Oil on canvas 136 x 150 cm

Green Cactus
Oil on canvas 136 x 150 cm

Hibiscus  Acrylic on canvas 146 x 146 cm

Hibiscus
Acrylic on canvas 146 x 146 cm

Orchids  Oil on canvas 156 x 70 cm

Orchids
Oil on canvas 156 x 70 cm

Irises  Watercolor 75 x 52 cm

Irises
Watercolor 75 x 52 cm

Shadab Khan

Indian versatile contemporary artist based in Dubai. Her artistic process began as a child during frequent excursions to the botanical gardens and nature conservatories. Her artworks were chosen for Clyde & Co MENA Art Award 2017. She has also been involved in some charity events and her artwork is in many private residences and offices throughout the UAE and other parts of the world. Her artworks were displayed with private companies, and got featured in a US based magazine. She is incredibly inspired by the beauty of life, as seen either through many perspectives be it a telescope or a microscope or in plain sight. She demonstrates a highly developed sense of colours and compositions and a keen attention to details. Her art is characterized by vibrant colours, contrasting shapes and bold compositions. Her compositions feature an intangible cosmos and an imaginary world. She combines various media and different kinds of elements to achieve the right texture, flow blending, and separation of colour

Neqab 1  Acrylic and 22K Gold Foil on canvas 90 x 60 cm

Neqab 1
Acrylic and 22K Gold Foil on canvas 90 x 60 cm

Neqab 2  Acrylic and 22K Gold Foil on canvas 90 x 60 cm

Neqab 2
Acrylic and 22K Gold Foil on canvas 90 x 60 cm

Neqab 3 Acrylic and 22K Gold Foil on canvas 90 x 60 cm

Neqab 3
Acrylic and 22K Gold Foil on canvas 90 x 60 cm

Rolling in the Deep Mixed media on canvas 90 x 125 cm

Rolling in the Deep
Mixed media on canvas 90 x 125 cm

Omnya (A Wish) Acrylic on canvas 60 x 75 cm

Omnya (A Wish)
Acrylic on canvas 60 x 75 cm

Madhuri Bhaduri

Indian artist lives and works in India. She has been a successful artist for the past four decades since 1986. She pursued a diploma in French at Alliance Francaise de Pune for three years and went to on to pursuing a formal training in Masters of Art and painting from S.N.D.T women’s University, Mumbai. She has received many prestigious awards during her art journey including, but not limited to, awards by National Institute of Fine Arts (NIFA), Women’s Economic Forum (WEF). She was also felicitated by the Bharat Nirman Foundation for the most prestigious entrepreneur of the year award category- Art and the women’s Economic Forum (WEF 2016) as an Iconic Leader in the field of Art, Design and Entrepreneurship. Her artworks have been featured in thirty-nine solo shows and more than eighty-nine group shows in India and abroad. She also actively participates in events for women empowerment and International Women’s Day. The Artist actively participates in many National workshops and has been actively involved in contributing to many charitable organizations. She is constantly re-inventing herself by opening herself to different vistas.

Reflections Oil on canvas 92 x 92 cm

Reflections
Oil on canvas 92 x 92 cm

Horizons  Oil on canvas 60 x 60 cm

Horizons
Oil on canvas 60 x 60 cm

Reflections Oil on canvas 92 x 92 cm

Reflections
Oil on canvas 92 x 92 cm

Horizons  Oil on canvas 60 x 60 cm

Horizons
Oil on canvas 60 x 60 cm

Najat Makki PhD

Emirati visual artist based in Dubai, she is a member of the Dubai Cultural Council. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in relief sculpture and metal from the College of Fine Arts in Cairo, here she also received her Ph.D. in the philosophy of art. PhD Makki was awarded in several occasions in Syria & UAE and including Emirates Appreciation Award for Arts and The National Award for Arts both in UAE. She has exhibited her art in Germany, Italy, and Iran, as well as across UAE, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah. PhD Najat’s creativity also inspired by the local Emirates environment such as the desert, the sea and folklore. Her work covers a variety of styles including realism and abstract expressionism.

Artwork 1 Colored Glass 55 x 55 cm

Artwork 1
Colored Glass 55 x 55 cm

Artwork 2 Colored Glass 60 x 50 cm

Artwork 2
Colored Glass 60 x 50 cm

Marina Stoponja

Croatian artist lives and works between Zagreb and Dubai. She is currently attending the postgraduate study in the Academy of fine Arts in Zagreb. She Participated in numerous group exhibitions and organized numerous individual exhibitions in Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Norway, UAE and Korea. She is the winner of numerous awards and has participated in numerous international sculpting symposiums worldwide. Also, she is the author of a dozen public works in Europe. Her works are displayed in many private collections and museums. In her sculptural and painting projects she works on themes that describe life, nature, and the theme of human relationships. She mainly uses marble sometimes accompanied by other material like bronze, aluminum and wood. She creates sculptures in large-scale stone and marble & her sculptures and paintings are often self-portraits in philosophical and biographical descriptions. Her unique style comes out through precise, high quality technical production in material.

Forgotten Emotions  Marble and Aluminum 47 x 40 x 25 cm

Forgotten Emotions
Marble and Aluminum 47 x 40 x 25 cm

Passion  Marble and Bronze 42 x 42 x 17 cm

Passion
Marble and Bronze 42 x 42 x 17 cm

Lady B (3 Pieces)  Marble and Aluminum 40 x 40 x 25 cm

Lady B (3 Pieces)
Marble and Aluminum 40 x 40 x 25 cm

Mireille Coti de Gelmini

French self-taught sculptor who feeds on both, the history of art and the collective imagination that results embracing her own feelings. Touching everything since her childhood, she started sculpting of bronze at the studio of the well renowned the Russian sculptor Vadim Kirillov in Moscow in 2013. Since her debut as sculptor, she has continued her creative works, trying to translate sensations, emotions and some kind of movement. It is an important aspect of her creative work. She participated in many exhibitions globally such as Germany, Russia, UAE, and many others.

Let go Bronze 38 x 28 x 28 cm

Let go
Bronze 38 x 28 x 28 cm

Bucéphale (Bucephalus)  Bronze and Gold 63 x 46 x 22 cm

Bucéphale (Bucephalus)
Bronze and Gold 63 x 46 x 22 cm

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