Nabeela Al Khayer, born in Manama, Bahrain, is known for her bright and expressive female characters. Her work is recognized for depicting happy moments, women with positive messages, feelings of gratitude, and the power of fully living with the gift of life and femininity. The women painted and portrayed by Nabeela are powerful in their presence whilst also possessing vitality and charm.
Nabeela honed her artistic skill at the Slade School of Fine Arts in London as well as workshops in Geneva and Paris. She has held solo exhibitions in the Kingdom of Bahrain and was awarded the Silver Leaf Award. Since then, she has held sell-out exhibitions internationally, in the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and New York.
The contemporary artist, as well as successful businesswoman, is driven by a passion to inspire and empower women; a sentiment that is present on every canvas. Her portraits are brought to life with brushstrokes of vibrant color. She uses a range of mediums to create energy and texture in her work, which are often finished with poetic notes along their borders.
Nabeela Al Khayer is a past artist of Annada.