Dubai International Art Centre celebrates the 62nd Members Exhibition & Awards Ceremony

62nd Members Art Exhibition from 4th till 14th November at Gallery 76 in DIAC.

Dubai International Art Centre proudly hosts its 62nd Members Exhibition, at Gallery 76 at Dubai International Art Centre from 4th to 14th November 2017, this show celebrates the creativity & talent of its members and is open to the public.

This exhibition will showcase creations from its students who represent a diverse demographic of amateur and professional artisans. For those who appreciate Art, this exhibition will have something for every taste, from sculpture to oil & watercolor painting, drawing, pastels and mixed media. Many of the works will be for sale, making this exhibition an ideal opportunity to purchase original artwork at reasonable prices.

Sahira Ameen – The Gallery Manager explains, “We are very pleased with the overwhelming entrees from our members this year to exhibit and compete for prizes, this Exhibition allows for a healthy competition, where a panel of renowned judges are invited to see and select the most skilled and refined works of Art to reward.”

This year the judges include critically acclaimed Artist Ragini Dewan & Khalil Abdul Wahid the Visual Arts Manager at Dubai Culture and acclaimed Artist.

Khalil Abdul Wahid explains about Art, Works are not simply about the individual artist or their personality, but on the material of the artist. It isn’t something that people focus on, but to me it has huge significance. The material is used and discarded but what is the function of that object itself? The story is about how it was used, the relationship they had to it, the function of the object itself. I take these remnants and create something new out of them in an attempt to tell that story. As a series, I am documenting histories of artworks and of artists. Preserving all of these for the next generation.”

Event Details: –

Venue: Gallery 76 at the Dubai International Art Centre, Street 75b, Villa No 27, Jumeirah Beach Road, Near Town Centre Mall and Behind Mercato Mall.

Event: 59th Members Art Exhibition & Awards Ceremony

Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: Saturday 4th November 2017

Opening timing: 6:30pm

Exhibition Dates: 1st till 15th of November

Gallery Timings:

Sat to Wed: 9.00am to 9.00pm

Thurs: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Friday: Closed

For further information please call the DIAC office on 04 344 4398

About DIAC (Dubai International Art Centre):

The Dubai International Art Centre (DIAC) is a non profit organization offering an integral environment for artistic expression. It is committed to culturally and creatively enrich the local community by developing, stimulating, nurturing, encouraging and promoting artists, enthusiasts and art.

DIAC is owned by the members and managed by a board of directors. It is the premiere center for arts education in Dubai, offering the community over 80 different art courses and workshops, language courses, and gallery exhibitions. DIAC was founded in 1976 by the initiative of a few artists and art enthusiasts residing in Dubai. Today membership stands at over 1,100 from 67 different nationalities and growing.

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com052 – 765 55255

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