Somaya Abdulghani

Visual artist



Acquisitions

Women’s Embrace, The Bahrain National Museum, (2012)

(Untitled) Al Meezan Project, The Young Collectors Auction, Ayyam Gallery, (2015).

Shift in Paradigm (Photographic Series), Al Maraya Art Center, (2015) .

One edition from Khalil Jubran Series. Three editions from the Iqraa Series. The Merchant Hotel, Bahrain, (2018)


Publications

First Edition (2015), Second Edition (2016), Third Edition (2017)
Annual Art Fair: Bahrain Art Across Borders.

“Food is Culture”. April 2017.
Bahrain National Museum.

"Dilmun: Love and Peace"by Dr. Abdilazis Swaileh. November 2017.                                                                                                                    Rowaq Al Balqa Publishing House. 

“40 Years - Asilah”. July 2018.
The Asilah Forum Foundation.

“Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition ”. January 2019.
Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiques.


Exhibitions

13 - 22 September 2018
Bahrain Art Week. Group Exhibition.
The Grand Palais. Paris.

14 Oct 2018
“Iqraa” Solo Exhibition
Al Bareh Art Gallery. Bahrain.

14 October 2017
Selected Works
Al Maraya Art Center. Sharjah.

6 - 10 August 2017
“Kahlil Gibran - A Guide for Our Times”
Caravan at Sotheby's. London.

16 May - 1 June 2017
“Abolish Article 153”. Group Exhibition.
The Hub Gallery. Kuwait.

26 January 2017
Food is Culture.
Bahrain National Museum. Bahrain.

16 - 21 December 2016
"Be Bahrain” Group Exhibition.
Asia House, London.

November 2016 
“My Identity Encompasses All”.
Al Riwaq Art Space. Bahrain.

27 May - 4 June 2016 
Bahrain Art Across Borders (BAAB) 
Gallery 8, London.

December 2015 - January 2016
“The Barrier”. Outdoor Sculpture
Al Riwaq’s The Nest Festival. Bahrain.

8 - 21 November 2015
Art Abu Dhabi. Art Fair.
Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi.

13 - 16 October 2015
Art Bahrain. Art Fair.
Al Riwaq Art Space, Kingdom of Bahrain.

5 - 12 May 2015
Vantage. Group Exhibition.
Al Riwaq Art Space, Kingdom of Bahrain.

11 February - 8 March 2015
The Post Oriental Odyssey. Group
Exhibition.
The Mine, Dubai.

18 - 28 December 2014
Contemporary International Art Exhibition,
God Shoe. Pune, India

12 - 18 September 2014
Crete Art Fair, Cultures of Cosmos.
UNESCO International Painting Symposium,
Greece


Islamopolitan, (Travelling Exhibition)

Maraya Art Center, U.A.E.

Istanbul Design Week, Turkey. 

Salon Del Mobile , Expo Milano, Milan, Italy.

Other Participations 


  • Al Makan Symposium. August 2016. Tunisia.
  • Asilah Residency. July 2017. Morocco.   


References available upon request.

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