ArtSmiley participating in The Global Art Awards Exhibition 2018, the 2nd edition of Dubai’s most emblematic contemporary art exhibition which will take place at the Penthouse FIVE Hotel Palm Jumeirah on Wednesday 21st November 2018 from 20.00pm to 02.00am.
The show is part of The Global Art Awards 2018 Ceremony, and will be exhibiting the artworks of 20 curated artists. Exhibitors are automatically nominated in one category of The Global Art Awards 2018 and are welcomed to attend the Global Art Awards 2018 Ceremony .
We are very proud and extremely happy to share that few of our ArtSmiley Artists are in Finalists of Global Art Awards 2018 and Two Artists named Akshita Gandhi from India and Chika Wu from Tiwan are Exhibiting their works. Have a look at their works here: http://www.theglobalartawards.com/exhibitors/
AKSHITA GANDHI for Painfully Concealed Silence – MIXED MEDIA Category
An entrepreneur and an artist, Akshita Gandhi (India) photographs quaint lanes and slums of different cities and uses mixed media, her unique style and bright colours to convert them into innovative pieces that bring smiles. It is through this transient happiness evoked by looking at her work that she believes her viewer has already lived an eternity. Akshita is represented by ArtSmiley www.artsmiley.com online gallery based in Dubai. Read full Article here.
CHIKA WU for Ride to Freedom from Taiwan – ILLUSTRATION ART Category
Heartfelt congratulations to all the finalists and Exhibitors on your achievement and best wishes for the Awards. Of each category one winner will be announced during the Awards Ceremony.
See the finalists here: http://www.theglobalartawards.com/finalists-2018/
ArtSmiley Finalists & Category:
- AKSHITA GANDHI & MASARRATFATIMA SULAIMANI in MIXED MEDIA CATEGORY
- YUVIKA GARG in ABSTRACT ART CATEGORY
- CHIKA WU in ILLUSTRATION ART CATEGORY
- JOSE HIGUERA, SAIMA HASAN, SHOBHA IYER in PAINTING CATEGORY
The programme will culminate in an exquisite red carpet Gala event in Dubai on 21st November 2018, at the FIVE Jumeirah Palm. Dubbed to be the ‘Oscars of the Visual Arts’, the high-profile evening will see the likes of internationally acclaimed artists, art critics, art dealers, art collectors, art fair directors, museum directors, TV & radio personalities, and business leaders in attendance.
The Global Art Awards Exhibition is an exhibition platform offering emerging and established artists the opportunity to exhibit their work in a professional art space located in a vibrant and iconic area of Dubai.
Recognising excellence and innovation in art and design, the world’s renowned Global Art Awards is back again, stronger and bigger than ever at a brand-new venue FIVE Jumeirah Palm Dubai at the Penthouse 16th Floor with the backdrop of the astonishing Dubai skyline. Celebrating exceptional achievements of artists from across the globe. Featuring 18 Visual Arts categories, including Photography, Street Art, Illustration, and Painting, the awards is set to receive significant support from the UAE and global art authorities.
In support of the growth of homegrown talent in the Middle East, with a special focus on the UAE arts and culture scene, the Global Art Awards will devote three categories to the region. Artists across the Middle East and the UAE can contest for the ‘Best Middle East Female Artist Above 25’, ‘Best Middle East Female Artist Below 25’ as well as the highly illustrious ‘Best Emirati Artist Award.’
Chosen from a list of all winners, the Global Art Awards will also honour one artist with the coveted title – ‘The Ultimate’ Best Global Artist of 2018, with this winner taking a prize worth all together $ 15,000 USD, which includes exhibiting in Abu Dhabi. Read Full here