Local Galleries in The Spotlight
A newcomer to the UAE art scene, Gallery 27 specialises in abstract, neo-pop, and street art, characterised by themes and techniques coming from mass culture such as advertising, comic books, and cartoons. Representing a range of emerging and established artists, Gallery 27 encourages artists to push boundaries, develop artistic skills, and engage audiences through innovative media applications.
Aligning with World Art Dubai’s goal to make art accessible for all, Noon Art Gallery focuses on empowering society via a dedicated platform for emerging artists, particularly women. Sharjah Ladies Club, where Noon Art Gallery was founded, specialises in supporting the community and increasing awareness of the local art scene in wider society. Expect a variety of mediums from a range of capabilities at the fair.
Set-up as an aspirational platform for traditional artists, digital artists, fine art photographers, art collectors, curators, and art lovers in general, Art Plus offers a wide portfolio of art from local and international artists. With over 20 years in the industry, the gallery is offering affordable unique artworks - from paintings to mixed media.
Art Smiley provides the ultimate gallery for anyone keen on building and expanding an affordable art collection. A multi-sided community representing artists, art lovers and corporate houses, the gallery will display art across a range of mediums including abstract, landscape, seascape, cityscape, mixed media, figurative, calligraphy, Islamic, spiritual, still life, drawings and many more.
An official training academy, Lotus Educational Institute is a pioneer in art and design, with participants in this year’s exhibition demonstrating a range of mediums. Expect to see the next wave of UAE artists represented, each of whom who has been trained under a holistic method which maximises development of skills and performance.
Open to all ages and abilities, Reem Gallery offers a space for artistic expression to run free, with a variety of ongoing workshops from qualified and experienced instructors. The gallery will display incredible work produced by artists including sketching, painting and Arabic and English calligraphy.
Focused on achieving creative excellence, career aspirations and economic prosperity, the Palette Art Gallery focuses on offering training to art students and providing a platform for development. The gallery is home to some of the UAE’s most renowned local artists, including Victor Sitali, the incredible speed painter who does not allow his inability to hear affect his artistic expression.
In line with government guidelines, World Art Dubai will implement all necessary measures to provide a safe environment to visitors, including regular disinfection and clearly marked and defined entry and exit areas. Visitors will need to register online and are encouraged to purchase tickets online. Additionally, World Art Dubai has partnered with www.fynd.art to provide visitors with a contactless experience via smartphones. By scanning an art piece with a mobile, visitors can explore information about artwork exhibited, its artist and gallery. World Art Dubai 2020 takes place at DWTC, from October 8-10, 2020. Visitors need to register online and are encouraged to purchase tickets Online.