Biography

Somaya Abdulghani is a Bahraini artist who specialises in collage, photography and mixed-media. Her work sheds light on Islam’s theological and philosophical teachings, by developing delicate, rhythmic and organic patterns in her art; mirroring both nature’s  and the teachings of Islam's simplicity. 

The enlightening nature of the religion acts as a strong propellant in her art and practice. She believes in shared values present across various religions, such as being true to your self and upholding moral values, and is interested in developing concepts related to her ongoing research. 

Her work has been exhibited widely around the world, in Bahrain, Dubai. Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Amman, Tunisia, Istanbul, Pune, Mumbai, New Delhi, London, Milan and Amsterdam.

 

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