Mayasa Al Sowaidi

Mayasa Sultan Al Sowaidi is a self-taught artist from the Kingdom of Bahrain. She earned a BS degree in Mathematics from the University of Bahrain, a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology. With a background in mathematics, balance and order are important components of her artistic practice. Art is an essential part of her daily life, allowing her freedom of expression and a platform to explore her creativity.    

Al Sowaidi is a member of the Bahrain Art Society and has participated in numerous exhibitions in Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Cyprus, Dubai, and Oman. A recent group exhibition in Dubai showcased 30 artists from the Middle East and South Africa. She also participated in BAAB (Bahraini Artists Across Borders) in May 2016 which was held at the Victoria And Albert Museum in London. She also participated with CARAVAN's in (I AM exhibition) in the National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman, Jordan, London, and North America in Washington, D.C in 2017. She joined Art Bahrain Across Borders In New Delhi and Mumbai, India in 2017 and India art fair in 2018.

Al Sowaidi has been recognized with numerous prizes and awards. In 2016, she was a public vote winner of The Sovereign Middle East and North Africa Art Prize.
Characterized by its distinct shapes and impressions, Mayasa’s work embodies an elegance and grace that is both subtle and bold while reflecting her experience as both a writer and a mixed media artist. Her abstract artworks have enjoyed regional and international fame, appealing to a wide variety of audiences both locally and throughout the region.

Mayasa Al Sowaidi