Sumayyah Al Suwaidi
Artist - Curator
Sumayyah Al Suwaidi born in 1980, Dubai. holds a masters degree in Arts, Culture and Creative Industries.
She begins each piece with a sketch, or a simple photograph combining textures, colors, contrasts that make her creations unique and invaluable. Her first exhibition was in 2003 in Abu Dhabi, showcasing amongst many of the UAE’s pioneer artists. Shortly after, she began to exhibit her work in various galleries all over the UAE, London, USA, China, France, Germany, Kuwait and Morocco. In addition, her work has been sold in Christie’s Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art Part II 2012 auction.
Over the years Al Suwaid created a name for herself in the arts not only by being an artist but also a curator since her first curated group art exhibition in 2007 at Ghaf Art Gallery in Abu Dhabi and managed to become one of the most celebrated Emirati entrepreneurs with a multi brand boutique since 2004, a fashion line since 2011, a seasonal fashion exhibition since 2014 and an online PR agency since 2014.