Manama, Bahrain: “On the Wall” the dedicated event to promote Bahrain’s Artists to the wider community is returning to Interiors Expo.
The third edition will host a who’s who of Bahrain Art including Abbas Almosawi, Balqees Fakhro, Omar Alrashid, Ahmed Anan, Adnan Al Ahmed, Mahdi T. Al Jallawi, Leena Al Ayoobi, Jaffar Aloraibi, Marwa Rashid Al Khalifa, Mariam Ali Fakhro and Zuhair Al-Saeed.
On the Wall 3 is supported by the newly initiated National Council of Arts and the official opening will be presided over by its Chairman, Shaikh Rashid Al Khalifa. As part of the On the Wall showcase there will be an exposition of art from the students of University of Bahrain.
“The National Arts Council are spearheading a campaign to spread art awareness and to develop an environment which will nurture creativity and support local artists.” says Jubran Abdulrahaman, Managing Director of Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE) the organisers of the event, “In keeping with these aims we are committed to ensure that On the Wall 3 will have artists displaying their talents across a variety of mediums , including painting, photography and sculpture.”
He adds: “There is a growing interest in investment in the art scene of Bahrain, organisations such the National Council of Arts and Bahrain Art Framing have succeeded in their positioning of local talents on the global map. At the event we will be showcasing the works of talented individuals, and Some of the Artists will run a series of workshops on Calligraphy, Live Painting and Creativity sessions.””.
“Art is an essential element of Interior Design “On the Wall 3” is synergistic with the aims of Interiors Expo as we look to bring to mind the thought that Bahraini art can be used to decorate our homes, enjoyed as part of our daily lives and considered as an investment for the future.” adds Ahmed Suleiman, Exhibitions Director.
The Interiors Expo is scheduled for March 22-24 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre and will take place alongside the Gulf Property Show and Gulf Construction Expo, ensuring the continued success of the complimentary integrated business-to-business showcase for the construction, interiors and property sectors in the Northern Gulf.