Bookings OPEN for my Winter Courses!

My new Islamic manuscript illumination courses are all online and ready to go! For full course and booking details please click here. Birds of Paradise 5 Saturday mornings, 10am – 2pm, from the 6th Nov – 4th Dec 2021 Join … Continue reading

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‘Valley of Love’ on show at Jonathan Cooper Gallery, London

My newest painting is currently on show at Jonathan Cooper Gallery in London. ‘Valley of Love’ is the second in a series of paintings inspired by Attar’s ‘The Conference of the Birds’. The first painting in this series, ‘Valley of … Continue reading

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New Painting: ‘Valley of Insight’

Delighted to share my new painting with you! The ‘Valley of Insight’ is inspired by the Valley of Insight into Hidden Mysteries, as mentioned in the Conference of The Birds – the beautiful, epic 12th Century poem by Farid ud-Din … Continue reading

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Beautiful, archival quality giclée prints of my work available online!

I am delighted to announce the opening of my online shop! Please do take a look! Many of my most popular paintings are now available as limited edition giclée prints. It makes me very happy to know that a little … Continue reading

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A downloadable colouring sheet for you to design your own birds. Enjoy! Please see my two previous posts for more children’s activities, and also follow the link below: http://ayeshagamiet.com/pattern-in-islamic-art/teaching-resources-islamic-art/ Good luck with the home-schooling!

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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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Bougainville

Bougainville (c) Ayesha Gamiet 2017 This was a fun commission I completed for a client at the end of last year – a Christmas present for the client’s Greek wife. He asked me to paint bougainville, as these flowers grow … 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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‘One Song’ – a Poem by Jalaluddin Rumi

“What is praised is one, so the praise is one too, many jugs being poured into a huge basin. All religions, all this singing, one song. The differences are just illusion and vanity. Sunlight looks slightly different on this wall … Continue reading

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