Sumayyah Al Suwaidi

22nd Sep

Sumayyah Al Suwaidi is an awarded Emirati artist based in Abu Dhabi. She graduated from The Higher Colleges of Technology with masters in Arts & Creative Industries. Her passion for digital art was born in 1996 and in 2001 she released her first collection inspired by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.She created works by noting on paper whatever came to her imagination. 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, then she began exhibiting her work in different galleries all over the UAE, continuing onward to London, USA, China, France, Germany and Morocco. Her work has also been sold during a Christie’s charity auction in 2012.