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AIR Exhibition 2016/2017

Unfolding Creative Methods

Sat to Thu: 8:30am to 1:30pm - 8:30pm to 11:30pm I Fri: 8:30pm - 11.30pm

12 June - 19 August 2017 I Garage Gallery


The AIR Exhibition is a culmination of a nine-month program, featuring works by local contemporary artists who are part of the Artists in Residence Program run by Fire Station.  The exhibition showcases new work and projects created by the artists during their residency period, shedding light on the development of their innovative ideas and diverse studio practices. 

The exhibition also provides a unique opportunity for the resident artists to establish connections with local and regional galleries and arts professionals, as well as engage in critical dialogue and discussion with a wide public audience.  This year’s artist exhibition will show the works of resident artists from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines. The exhibition will cast a light on the processes of each artist to unfold the unique methods followed in their work.

Creativity with Batik on Silk

July 13, 14, 15 I 4:00pm - 7.00pm

Ages: 8+ I For registration:

Fees: QR 250 per session per participant

(Note: Fees are for one day only; please select your preferred date)

The workshop is hosted by Rashmi Agarwal, founder and chairperson of the Qatar based Art Community - MAPS. She is the Community Instructor at Virginia Common Wealth University (VCU Qatar) for Silk Painting and is a board member of the Silk Painters International - SPIN, USA.

This workshop will serve to teach participants how to create a silk painting. The session will cover the following:

  1. The different types of  Wax Application

  2. Multi-coloured

  3. Crack effect and Layering  Application

  4. Application of Batik Tools

  5. Fixing and removal