Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Worlds Together

The National, January Calander 2011
Worlds Together is on the 30th as its the last day of the show

Video coverage of worlds together by Ashraf Helmi from The National Newspaper, 19-1-2011to watch the video, please click on the link below:

The National, 17th of Jan 2011to read the article, please visit the link below:

panorama magazine, 14th of jan 2011

Al Etihad Newspaper
Abu Dhabi Emirates Channel, 24-jan-2011
to watch the video, please click on the link below:

Title: Worlds Together
Curated by Sumayyah Al Suwaidi
Venue: Marsam Mattar Gallery
16Th January 2011 – 31st of January 2011

Artworks by:
Kristy Anne Ligones
Guillermo Munro
Ella Orencillo
Ali Murad
Liz Ramos
Moahmmed Hindash
Maria Neschetna
Victoria Viray
"Worlds Together" is an art exhibition that explores artists from different nationalities and backgrounds but living in the UAE. The exhibition talks about their different personalities and perspectives about life, its their honest feelings onto canvas portraying their thoughts into visual images for everyone to see and experience.

Dear Friends,

you are all invited to attend the opening ceremony of my next curated show at Marsam Mattar Gallery in Dubai. the official opening is at 8pm on Sunday 16Th of January 2011, if you would like information of how to get to the gallery please call them 04-3988331

i hope to see you all there :)

Monday, 13 December 2010

Contemporary Reflections - UAE Heritage Through The Modern Artist's Eye

I am honored to announce and share with you all my participation in the group exhibition "Contemporary Reflections - UAE Heritage Through The Modern Artist's Eye" which was held to celebrate the UAE's 39Th National Day at the J.F. Kennedy Center for the performing arts, Washington DC, USA.

10 artists including, Abdulwader Al Rais, Abdulrahim Salem, Dr. Najat Makki, Jalal Luqman, Mattar Bin Lahej, Khalid Al Banna, Alia Lootah, Alia Al Shamsi & Ali Al Abdan.

thanks to the UAE Embassy and TDIC for this amazing opportunity and having me part of the prestigious event, it was definitely a wonderful exhibition and a great experience.

please find below pictures of the opening ceremony and our visits to different places in Washington DC.

All the photographs below are courtesy UAE's Embassy - Washington DC, and were taken by non other than Nader Khazal, Vi Photography
You can see him in the picture above :)
A formal photograph, the artists, TDIC & His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba - the Ambassador of the UAE to the United States of America.

Explaining my artwork to His Excellency

interview with Dubai TV

 i surely had a great time and i thank everyone who was involved in making this event a huge success :)

Friday, 19 November 2010

Still Point Art Gallery's Year Book

i am proud to announce that i am part of Still Point Art Gallery's book: Selections From 2010 Exhibitions, click on the link below to view the online version of the book :)

thank you Christine Cote for such an honor :)

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Lady Peacock

Eid Adha Mubarak to all of YOU!!!!

May God bless you in all that you do :)
kind regards,

Thursday, 4 November 2010

Express Yourself in 30x30 (DUBAI)

Dear All,

you are cordially invited to attend the opening ceremony of the 2nd Express Yourself in 30x30, this time at Marsam Mattar Gallery in Dubai.
Monday, 8th of November 2010
Opening Ceremony at 8pm

please find below the gallery info:

Working Hours:
everyday from 10am to 8:30pm except fridays
Contact Details:

Tel: 043988331

Fax: 043989788

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

The Nationals' Gallery

Dear Friends,
you are invited to attend the National's Gallery by ADMAF from the 3rd until the 7th of November at Emirates Palace, please find below the online invitation and the map to the location.

Hope to see you all there,
kind regards,

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

My Solo At Ghaf Gallery

Save the date, my solo is on the 3rd of October at Ghaf Gallery and you are all invited :)

hope to see you there!!

يتشرف معرض الغاف للفن التشكيلي بدعوتكم لحضور افتتاح المعرض الفني
فن سمية السويدي

3 - 10 - 2010 في تمام الساعة الثامنة مساءً
ويستمر لغاية 2010 - 10 - 13

للإستفسار الرجاء الإتصال على 6655332-02

Ghaf Art Gallery cordially invites you to the opening ceremony of
The Art of Sumayyah Al Suwaidi

3 - 10 - 2010 at 8pm
exhibition continues until 13 - 10 - 2010

For more information please call 02-6655332

Sunday, 5 September 2010

Express Yourself in 30x30 at Marsam Mattar

Dear All,
You are welcome to take part in the 2nd Express Yourself in 30X30, this time at Marsam Mattar Gallery in Dubai.

please follow the link below for the application form and terms and conditions:

if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me

see you all at Marsam Mattar on the 8th of November :)
take care,

Thursday, 26 August 2010

My Ramadan Art Bazaar 2010

Abu Dhabi TV featured the exhibition in their program, Jarida Bila Waraq

Featured in Gulf Today

part of the Oasis calendar August 2010

In the Tabloid

Featured in Gulf News

Featured in Al Ittihad Newspaper

featured in Concierge Abu Dhabi

featured in Canvas Guide

documented by Abu Dhabi TV for Jarida Bela Waraq

H.E Fatima Al Jaber cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony with all the participating artists, such an amazing lady with so much to give. i am blessed and lucky that she agreed to be the patron of my ramadan art bazaar.

featured in Abu Dhabi Week Magazine

Monday, 16 August 2010

My Khaleej Times Feature AUGUST 14th 2010

Me on the cover of Khaleej Times Newspaper

if you'd like to read it then here is the actual link

Thank you Silvia for an amazing feature!
keep in touch and see you soon :)

Monday, 2 August 2010

TimeOut Abu Dhabi - August 2010

Hey All,
Get your TimeOut Abu Dhabi copy now! a feature of my Ramadan Art Bazaar brilliantly edited by Claire Carruthers.

Thanks Claire for such an interesting article :)

Sunday, 1 August 2010

Sumayyah Al Suwaidi's Ramadan Art Bazaar

تحت رعاية سعادة فاطمة الجابر
رئيس العمليات التنفيذي في مجموعة الجابر
يتشرف معرض الغاف للفن التشكيلي بدعوتكم لحضور افتتاح
بازار رمضان الفني
فكرة وتنظيم سمية السويدي

يشارك في المعرض 26 فنان
عبدالرحيم سالم، محمد القصاب، مطر بن لاحج، د.نجاة مكي، منى الخاجة، خلود الجابري، محمد مندي، خليل عبدالواحد، جلال لقمان، طه الهيتي، فاطمة محمد، عادل الخلف، الشيخة لطيفة بنت مكتوم، نيفيديتا ساها، اميلي غوردن، نبيل المحيربي، سارة الشكر، كلود حبيب، ساره وايت، سمية السويدي، ر.ب شزهيان، نينا راي، كريتش، عصام عياش، اينيس لاندميسر، بنا طاهر

15 - 8 - 2010 في تمام الساعة التاسعة مساءً
ويستمر لغاية 9 - 9 - 2010
ساعات العمل في رمضان
من 9 صباحاً حتى 1 ومن 8 حتى 11 مساءاً
السبت الى الخميس
الجمعة - مغلق
للإستفسار الرجاء الإتصال على 6655332-02

Under the Patronage of H.E. Fatima Al Jaber
Chief Operating Officer of Al Jaber Group
Ghaf Art Gallery cordially invites you
to the opening ceremony of
Sumayyah Al Suwaidi’s Ramadan Art Bazaar

26 participating artists:
Abdulrahim Salim, Mohammed Al Qassab, Mohammed Mandi, Jalal Luqman, Mattar Bin Lahej, Dr. Najat Makki, Mona Al Khaja, Khuloud Al Jaberi, Khalil Abdulwahid, Taha Al Hiti, Fatma Mohamed, Adel Al Khalaf, Sheikha Lateefa Bint Maktoum,
Nivedita Saha, Emily Gordon, Nabeel Al Mehairbi, Sara Al Shikar, Claude Habib,
Sarah White, Sumayyah Al Suwaidi, R. P Chezhiyan, Neena Rai, Chritch,
Issam Ayache, Ines A. Landmesser, Panna Taher

Opening ceremony 15 - 8 - 2010 at 9pm
exhibition continues until 9 - 9 - 2010
Ramadan working hours:
9am - 1pm & 8 - 11pm
Sat – Thur. Fridays closed

For more information please call 02-6655332

Saturday, 17 July 2010

my artwork in Morocco

Thanks to Ministry of Culture, Youth & Community Development for exhibiting my artwork in Morocco part of the visual art exhibition in Assilah Festival 2010

me & H. E Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais,

the minister of culture, youth & community development,