• Abeer Al-Kuwari

    Qatari Artist who emerged in the field of photography. She is the first member of Qatar’s Women Photography Association. She has been awarded many certificates of appreciation and won numerous awards, most notably, the third place in the Al Thani competition 2005. Her focus is on portrait photography and still life, and has many experiences in black and white filming. She started filming with traditional techniques and has since moved to digital filming.

  • Ahmed Al-Jufairi

    A Qatari Artist graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar in 2015, majoring in Painting and Printmaking with a minor in Art History. He took his Beyoncé infatuation and made the superstar his main muse in his art work, by focusing on his narrative and using her music as a form of inspiration experimenting with various mediums such as intaglio printmaking, oil painting, performance videos and sculptures. His first solo exhibition was hosted at Katara Art Center, titled “Istila” which is the Arabic word for Appropriation.

  • Amr El Kafrawy

    Painter, Illustrator and book designer. He designed several books for Egyptian and Arab publishing houses, such as El-Shorouk, American University in Cairo Press and Bloomsbury. Elkafrawy presented his work in several art exhibitions.

  • Cesc Grané

    Cesc Grané is a digital illustrator whose work focuses primarily on character design. Originally from Manlleu outside of Barcelona, Cesc spent 18 months developing his skills in Japan, where he gained an understanding of the modern Japanese lifestyle. There he was able to discover some of the hidden truths within this fascinating culture: the kind that exists beyond the traditional Western stereotypes that one might hold as a visitor to the city.

  • Fahad Al Obaidly

    Fahad Al Obaidly is a Qatari fashion designer/ curator who introduced his brand 2014. He completed his course in fashion design specializing in causal menswear from the institute Marangoni. Being an Arab coupled with a European vision for style greatly contributes to the philosophy behind his work in fashion. His profound love for culture and heritage is his main source of inspiration, which later translates into trend setting designs.

  • Hana Al Saadi

    Hana Al Saadi is a Qatari artist who received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, 2015. She studied Painting and Printmaking, while pursuing her interest in sculpture making. During her time in VCUQ, she discovered her passion in carpentry and started making installations as she developed her conceptual thinking skills. Al Saadi’s kinetic sculptures make viewers admire the simple movements in still objects we see every day.

  • Juan Martinez-Demedina

    Juan Martinez is a Multidisciplinary artist, who studied Fine Arts in Madrid, Spain and Michigan, USA. For years he has collaborated with musicians and poets to make videos and animations.

  • Lulu M.

    Qatari artist Lulu, is a self-taught process-oriented painter who draws inspiration by exploring different mediums and techniques within her artistic practice. Her paintings, in which large isolated formations appear to float across a black monochrome surface, seek to capture a freedom of form by allowing a controlled spontaneity to overcome the canvas. Lulu’s work has been exhibited at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha as well as internationally, and is represented in numerous private collections.

  • Mariah Dekkenga

    Mariah Dekkenga is an artist who lives and works in New York City and Doha Qatar. Her recent exhibitions include; Mariah Dekkenga, Eli Ping Frances Perkins Gallery, New York NY; Figure 8, Clifton Benevento Gallery, New York NY; Post Analog Painting, The Hole, New York NY. 

  • Maryam Ahmed

    A Portrait artist mostly working with oil paints and recently practicing portrait sculptures. Maryam hosted several workshops in many art centers across Doha and participated in several joint exhibitions. Her passion for portrait painting stems from the idea that one can see into the spirit of the people and translate this using colors on canvas and delivering a beautiful impression to the viewer.

  • Maryam Al Semaitt

    Is a designer, artist, and multidisciplinary thinker. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in architecture from CMUQatar, and this is where her interest in art and design began to flourish. She decided to pursue a Master’s degree in Service Design from the Royal College of Art in London.During that time, she also acquired a diploma in Traditional Arts from Prince's School of Traditional Arts.

  • Maryam Al Suwaidi

    Maryam experiments with different types of art forms: from drawing and painting to digital illustrating and glass making. She believes that art should not be seen as fine pieces of hand work propped on display waiting to be admired, but that art pieces are there to deliver a message to the world. Much of her inspiration is derived from social behaviors and actions. Researching and studying society is the most critical step and makes up the structure of every item in her work.

  • Maryam Al-Humaid

    An interdisciplinary designer holding a Bachelor degree in Graphic Design and a Masters in Design Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar. She is currently working as the first Qatari Junior Faculty in Hamad Bin Khalifa University teaching in the Graphic Design department. Maryam comes from a family where her father is a fine artist and both grandfathers were craftsmen. Her curiosity and exploration in design grew from a personal interest in making and prototyping.

  • Nawar Al Mutlaq

    Nawar is a VCUQatar Alumna. She is a multidisciplinary visual communicator and design thinker. After being a graphic designer for a couple of years, she decided to broaden her design spectrum with a more holistic approach to design. That’s when she got her Master degree of Art in Service Design from Royal College of Art in London. In the vast art and design culture in London, she found her passion in the intricate details of the sophisticated Islamic Art and acquired a Diploma in Traditional Arts.

  • Nesma Khodier

    Nesma is a researcher and multidisciplinary designer. Her work investigates the behaviors and functions to interrogate the relation between music, art, design and engineering. Nesma's concept implies the merge between digital technology and traditional craft.

  • Richard Blackwell

    Ric’s work creates an account of the experience of living and interacting in our current social reality. That experience itself is the result of countless phenomenological interactions and relationships that are mediated by technology, ideology and the concrete structure of the built environment. His work is a network of objects, a combination or a collage of marks, observations and processes, parsed by technological systems and personal systems of labor.

  • Tanzeela Khan

    Tanzeela Khan from the Kashmir valley, received her MA in traditional arts from Prince's School of Traditional Arts, London UK. She is currently completing MSc in conservation studies at the University College London in Qatar.

  • Titika Stamouli

    Titika Stamouli was born in Athens, Greece. She has two Bachelor degrees in Fine Arts, in Film (Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada) and in Contemporary Arts (Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece), where she received a scholarship and an award for Best Student from the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece. She also attended as an exchange student the MA program - Performance Design and Practice at Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London, UK.

  • Zach Stensen

    Titika Stamouli was born in Athens, Greece. She has two Bachelor degrees in Fine Arts, in Film (Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada) and in Contemporary Arts (Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece), where she received a scholarship and an award for Best Student from the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece. She also attended as an exchange student the MA program - Performance Design and Practice at Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London, UK.

  • Zoe Hawk

    Zoe Hawk’s paintings and drawings deal with the complex experience of girlhood. Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad, and featured in publications such as BLINK Magazine, The Oxford American, and New American Paintings. She has attended artist residencies in Norway, Belgium, and most recently at Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York. Zoe received her MFA in painting from the University of Iowa before moving to Doha in 2011.