Ijaza Ceremony, Istanbul

At my ijaza ceremony in Istanbul, with my teacher Ayten Tiryaki (centre left, in the bronze headscarf). Seated in front are renowned Master calligrapher, Hasan Çelebi (right, in the black beret), my teacher’s teacher Çiçek Derman (centre), and scholar of … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Contemporary Arts Through Living Traditions

I have the pleasure of inviting you to ‘Contemporary Arts Through Living Traditions’, at the Prince’s Foundation, London. The exhibition features work of alumni and tutors from the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts. Four of my paintings will be on … Continue reading

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Exhibition at La Galleria Nazionale, Rome

Last month, I was invited to exhibit four of my paintings at La Galleria Nazionale in Rome. This exhibition occurred alongside a month-long series of workshops and events with Una Moschea Per Roma, during which I delivered an Islamic art … Continue reading

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Workshop at La Galleria Nazionale, Rome

Demonstrating Islamic art drawing and paining techniques at La Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome Last month, I spent a week in Rome delivering workshops with Una Moschea Per Roma, and my friend and colleague Shaheen Kasmani. The workshops … Continue reading

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Windsor Fringe Festival: Artists’ Open Studio, 24th-25th Sept 2016

Artists’ Open Studio Date and time: 24th-25th Sept 2016, 12pm-6pm Venue: Prime Studios, 1-6 Ward Royal Parade, Alma Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 3HR This weekend, my studio will be opening its doors to the public for the very first time! … Continue reading

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Workshops at the Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA), Doha

Afternoon all! Some exciting news – I will be teaching a series of Islamic manuscript illumination workshops at the Museum of Islamic Arts in Doha next month from the 26th – 31st Oct 2014. I’m also giving a demonstration on … Continue reading

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Salaam Arts Festival: Inspiring Women’s Talents

On the 20th of November 2010, I will be holding an exhibition, and giving a demonstration of my work at the New Art Gallery, Walsall. Come and take a look at my Islamic manuscript illuminations, and learn more about this … Continue reading

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My ideas for stationery designs

Exhibition catalogue from Divine Inspiration: Seven Principles of Islamic Architecture, at the Islamic Arts Museum, Malaysia  Soon after graduating from my MA studies, I received a commission from the Islamic Arts Museum, Malaysia. They were planning an exhibition on Islamic architecture, entitled … Continue reading

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