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I Am Her – Working Mother 4

I Am Her – Working Mother 4

This painting is part of the series titled “I Am Her.” In this series, I create art pieces of the ...
I Am Her – Working Mother 3

I Am Her – Working Mother 3

This painting is part of the series titled “I Am Her.” In this series, I create art pieces of the ...
I Am Her – Working Mother 2

I Am Her – Working Mother 2

This painting is part of the series titled “I Am Her.” In this series, I create art pieces of the ...
I Am Her – Working Mother 1

I Am Her – Working Mother 1

This painting is part of the series titled “I Am Her.” In this series, I create art pieces of the ...
On Running

On Running

“On Running” was inspired by the On Running ArtRun Dubai. I created the company’s logo by cutting some of their ...
TableTalk and the beautiful art of Jessica Watson-Thorp and Nora Qudah

TableTalk and the beautiful art of Jessica Watson-Thorp and Nora Qudah

TableTalk and the beautiful art of Jessica Watson-Thorp and Nora Qudah. This was a great venue for amazing art pieces. ...
Inspired by Her by ZeeArts

Inspired by Her by ZeeArts

Inspired by Her is an art exhibition to celebrate International Women’s Day and to be a tribute to those women who ...
Nest Engulf Creative Community Event by Dubai Jiggy

Nest Engulf Creative Community Event by Dubai Jiggy

Nest Engulf hosted a creative community event organized by Dubai Jiggy. The event included a fast variety of more than 20 local ...
DBM’s Artist of the Month_008 Anton Smit

DBM’s Artist of the Month_008 Anton Smit

DBM artist of the month is the very talented Anton Smit. We were able to meet this South African artist ...
DBM’s Artist of the Month_007 Ahmed Alfalasi

DBM’s Artist of the Month_007 Ahmed Alfalasi

DBM artist of the month is the very talented Ahmed Alfalasi. We were able to meet this Emirati artist at ...
DBM’s Artist of the Month_006 Nada Al Barazi

DBM’s Artist of the Month_006 Nada Al Barazi

DBM artist of the month is the very talented Nada Al Barazi. We were able to meet this Syrian artist ...
DBM’s Artist of the Month_005 Zaahirah Muthy

DBM’s Artist of the Month_005 Zaahirah Muthy

DBM artist of the month is the very talented Zaahirah Muthy. We were able to meet this Mauritian Artist at ...
DBM’s Artist of the Month_004 Nathaniel Alapide

DBM’s Artist of the Month_004 Nathaniel Alapide

DBM artist of the month is the very talented Nathaniel Alapide. We were able to meet this Dubai Sand Artist ...
DBM’s Artist of the Month_003 Linda Hollier

DBM’s Artist of the Month_003 Linda Hollier

DBM’s artist of the month is the very talented Linda Hollier We were able to meet this iPhone artist at ...
DBM’s Artist of the Month_002 Diaa Allam

DBM’s Artist of the Month_002 Diaa Allam

DBM’s artist of the month is the very talented Diaa Allam. We were able to meet this calligraphy artist in ...
DBM’s Artist of the Month_001 Jessica Watson-Thorp

DBM’s Artist of the Month_001 Jessica Watson-Thorp

DBM artist of the month is the very talented Jessica Watson-Thorp. We were able to meet this fine artist in ...
My Photography Tips

My Photography Tips

Photography is something that is very close to my heart, as it captures a specific moment in time that cannot ...
Through whose eyes do you see the world?

Through whose eyes do you see the world?

Over the past few years, I have seen some of my favourite paintings around the world by artists like Da ...
Artiste – Where Art Meets Wine

Artiste – Where Art Meets Wine

Artiste is a boutique winery and tasting studio located in Los Olivos, California. It is a place where art meets ...
Do What You Cant

Do What You Cant

“Do What You Cant” was one of the YouTube videos that changed the course of my life and when I ...
For the Love of the Family and the Game

For the Love of the Family and the Game

For the Love of the Family and the Game, was inspired by a beautiful family photo of Anas Bukhash with ...
From Trash To Treasure

From Trash To Treasure

Bazaar, 3 December 2017 Thank you to Bazaar for the wonderful article, “From Trash To Treasure” Read the full article here. ...
According To Mimi, Wild Coffee Bar

According To Mimi, Wild Coffee Bar

According To Mimi, 17 December 2017 Thank you to Mimi for the wonderful article, “Wild Coffee Bar” Read the full ...
Huwiyyati — My Identity

Huwiyyati — My Identity

Huwiyyati — My Identity 24 -30 October 2017 ‘Huwiyyati — My Identity’, the Noon Arts Awards that was organised by ...
Desert Rose

Desert Rose

Desert Rose was inspired by living in the UAE and listening to Sting’s song Desert Rose. This made me look ...
Beauty and The Bean

Beauty and The Bean

Beauty and The Bean was inspired by my favourite childhood Disney film, Beauty and the Beast. After seeing the new ...
GCC Comes Into Being

GCC Comes Into Being

GCC Comes Into Being was inspired by the May 26th, 1981 cover page of the Khaleej Times. In this painting, I ...
Green with Envy

Green with Envy

Green with Envy was inspired by Nespresso and the beautiful colours of their capsules. I wanted to create a lamp ...
Coffee Addiction Lamp

Coffee Addiction Lamp

Coffee Addiction Lamp was inspired by Nespresso and the beautiful colours of their capsules. I started to collect the used ...
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star was inspired by Nespresso and the beautiful colours of their capsules. I wanted to combine the ...
Art Meets Coffee, an Art Exhibition inspired by Art Meets Coffee hosted by WILD Coffee Bar

Art Meets Coffee, an Art Exhibition inspired by Art Meets Coffee hosted by WILD Coffee Bar

Art Meets Coffee 7 -21 December 2017 An Art Exhibition inspired by Art Meets Coffee hosted by WILD Coffee Bar, ...
Fresh From The Market

Fresh From The Market

Fresh From The Market was inspired by a photograph I took while walking, the streets of Old Havana. After spending ...
SUP Clean Up

SUP Clean Up

SUP Clean Up was inspired by the wonderful work that SUP Clean Up does to try and keep our oceans ...
Divide

Divide

Divide was inspired by the British singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, Ed Sheeran and him meeting his childhood art ...
The Rock of the Noahtion

The Rock of the Noahtion

The Rock of the Noahtion was inspired by the South African Comedian and host of the Daily Show, Trevor Noah. ...
It’s All About The Journey

It’s All About The Journey

It’s All About The Journey was inspired by a photograph I took of my husband while walking, the streets of ...
Family Will Always Fit In Any Heart Puzzle

Family Will Always Fit In Any Heart Puzzle

Family Will Always Fit In Any Heart Puzzle was inspired by Virgin Radio’s DJ Kris Fade and the beautiful relationship ...
Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Somewhere Over The Rainbow is inspired by a photograph I took of a friend while laughing and I wanted to ...
Trumpeting at the Fair

Trumpeting at the Fair

Trumpeting at the Fair was inspired by a photograph I took in Franschhoek during one of the  Cape Minstrel’s parades ...
Let’s Play

Let’s Play

Lets Play was inspired by a photograph I took while travelling in Havana, Cuba. There were a few children in ...
My Boy

My Boy

My Boy was created as part of the live painting session for the UAE National day celebrations. The portrait was ...
The Father of a Nation

The Father of a Nation

The Father of a Nation was inspired by the 46th National Day. As many referred to His Highness Sheikh Zayed ...
What Else Penelope

What Else Penelope

What Else Penelope was inspired by the Nespresso and my love of coffee I wanted to create a piece that ...
What Else Danny

What Else Danny

What Else Danny was inspired by the Nespresso and my love of coffee I wanted to create a piece that ...
What Else George?

What Else George?

What Else George was inspired by Nespresso and my love for coffee. I wanted to create a piece that represents ...
Blood is Thicker than Water

Blood is Thicker than Water

Blood is Thicker than Water was inspired by a photograph I took on a camping trip in Mozambique. One of ...
Young Love

Young Love

Young Love was inspired by a photograph I took while sitting at a cafe in Old Havana. There was a ...
The Woman Behind The Hat

The Woman Behind The Hat

The Woman Behind The Hat was inspired by a photograph I took at the floating market in Bangkok. We were ...
Milibangalala Menina

Milibangalala Menina

Milibangalala Menina was inspired by a photograph I took on a camping trip in Mozambique. One of the local ladies ...
On Route To Uhuru

On Route To Uhuru

On Route To Uhuru was inspired by a photo I took while tracking on the Rongai route of Kilimanjaro. This ...
Moshanyana

Moshanyana

Moshanyana was inspired by a photo that I took on a farm in South Africa. I baked cupcakes for the ...
Marching On

Marching On

Marching On was inspired by a photograph I took at the Acropolis of Athens. It was the changing of the ...
In Daddy’s Arms, All is Safe

In Daddy’s Arms, All is Safe

In Daddy’s Arms, All Is Safe was inspired by a photograph I took while travelling in Cuba. The schools have ...
I’ll always have someone watching over me

I’ll always have someone watching over me

I’ll always have someone watching over me was inspired by my favourite photo of my father and me when I ...
My Little Cupcake

My Little Cupcake

My Little Cupcake was inspired by a photo that I took on a farm. I baked cupcakes for the children, ...
Blue Eyed Boy

Blue Eyed Boy

Blue Eyed Boy was inspired by a photograph I took while enjoying lunch at a restaurant in Old Havana. There ...
The Apple of My Eye

The Apple of My Eye

The Apple of My Eye was inspired by a photograph I took in 2009 of a friend’s daughters. The girl, ...
Reuse, Recycle, Rehumanize

Reuse, Recycle, Rehumanize

Reuse, Recycle, Rehumanize was inspired by a photo I took a few years back in South Africa. She looked so ...
Art Meets Coffee, an Art Exhibition inspired by Art Meets Coffee hosted by BookMunch

Art Meets Coffee, an Art Exhibition inspired by Art Meets Coffee hosted by BookMunch

Art Meets Coffee 16 -30 November 2017 An Art Exhibition inspired by Art Meets Coffee hosted by BookMunch. Mariska also ...
TechStars Startup Weekend 2017, an Art Exhibition hosted by Our Space during the TechStars Startup Weekend.

TechStars Startup Weekend 2017, an Art Exhibition hosted by Our Space during the TechStars Startup Weekend.

TechStars Startup Weekend 2017 16-18 November 2017 An Art Exhibition hosted by Our Space during the TechStars Startup Weekend. The artwork exhibited by ...
Art and Headlines, an intriguing visual interpretation of iconic Khaleej Times front pages by local artists,  hosted by Andakulova gallery.

Art and Headlines, an intriguing visual interpretation of iconic Khaleej Times front pages by local artists, hosted by Andakulova gallery.

Art and Headlines 16-22 November An intriguing visual interpretation of iconic Khaleej Times front pages by local artists, hosted by Andakulova ...
Wall of Happiness, an Art Exhibition organized by ZeeArts Community, curated by Zaahirah Muthy and hosted by Mgallery by Sofitel, The Retreat Palm, Dubai

Wall of Happiness, an Art Exhibition organized by ZeeArts Community, curated by Zaahirah Muthy and hosted by Mgallery by Sofitel, The Retreat Palm, Dubai

Wall of Happiness 2 November 2017 – 31 January 2018 An Art Exhibition organized by ZeeArts Community, curated by Zaahirah ...
The Art of Recycling, an Art Exhibition by Mariska Nell in collaboration with Patagonia hosted by ZSI

The Art of Recycling, an Art Exhibition by Mariska Nell in collaboration with Patagonia hosted by ZSI

The Art of Recycling 14-19 October 2017 An Art Exhibition by Mariska Nell in collaboration with Patagonia hosted by ZSI The ...
Art Fiesta, an Art Exhibition hosted and organised by Cartoon Art Gallery. 

Art Fiesta, an Art Exhibition hosted and organised by Cartoon Art Gallery. 

Art Fiesta 4-9 September 2017 An Art Exhibition hosted and organised by Cartoon Art Gallery an inaugurated by Yasser Al Gergawi ...
DXB to Somaal, A Charity Art Exhibition

DXB to Somaal, A Charity Art Exhibition

DXB to Somaal, A Charity Art Exhibition 20 – 23 June 2017 An Art Exhibition, in support of the Emirates ...
Artist Avenue, Index Exhibition as part of the DAF group

Artist Avenue, Index Exhibition as part of the DAF group

Artist Avenue, Index Exhibition as part of the DAF group 22 – 25 May 2017 The Artist Avenue was an art ...
Amirah Ji, A Great Cup of Coffee Surrounded By Mariska Nell’s Art

Amirah Ji, A Great Cup of Coffee Surrounded By Mariska Nell’s Art

Amirah Ji, 1 December 2017 Thank you to Amirah Ji for the wonderful article, “A Great Cup of Coffee Surrounded By ...
Khaleej Times, Khaleej Times hosts spectacular Art and Headlines exhibition in Dubai.

Khaleej Times, Khaleej Times hosts spectacular Art and Headlines exhibition in Dubai.

Khaleej Times, 26 November 2017 Thank you to Khaleej Times, for the wonderful article, “Khaleej Times hosts spectacular Art and Headlines exhibition ...
Khaleej Times, Art meets Coffee at this quirky cafe

Khaleej Times, Art meets Coffee at this quirky cafe

Khaleej Times, 21 November 2017 Thank you to the Khaleej Times for the wonderful article, “Art meets Coffee at this quirky cafe” ...
Gulf News, Time to get happy

Gulf News, Time to get happy

Gulf News, 13 November 2017 Thank you to Gulf News for the wonderful article, “Time to get happy”   Share this
Kobo Art, The Art of Recycling

Kobo Art, The Art of Recycling

Kobo Art, 16 October 2017 Thank you to Kobo Art for the wonderful article, “The Art of Recycling” Read the full article ...
Sabco-UAE, The Art of Recycling Art Exhibition with Mariska Nell

Sabco-UAE, The Art of Recycling Art Exhibition with Mariska Nell

Sabco-UAE, 12 October 2017 Thank you to Sabco-UAE for the wonderful article, “The Art of Recycling Art Exhibition with Mariska Nell” Read ...
DXBblog, The Art of recycling Art Exhibition with Mariska Nell

DXBblog, The Art of recycling Art Exhibition with Mariska Nell

DXBblog, 10 October 2017 Thank you to DXBblog for the wonderful article, “The Art of Recycling Art Exhibition with Mariska Nell” ...
Arabian Gazette, The Art of Recycling Art Exhibition with Mariska Nell

Arabian Gazette, The Art of Recycling Art Exhibition with Mariska Nell

Arabian Gazette, 16 September 2017 Thank you to Arabian Gazette for this wonderful article, The Art of Recycling Art Exhibition with ...
Express Gulf News, Expat donates painting for treatment of child in US

Express Gulf News, Expat donates painting for treatment of child in US

Express Gulf News, 6 September 2017 Thank you to Express Gulf News for this wonderful article, Expat donates painting for treatment of ...
Meet Dubai’s recycling heroes

Meet Dubai’s recycling heroes

Express Gulf News, 31 May 2017. Thank you to Express Gulf News for this wonderful article, “Meet Dubai’s Recycling Heroes” Read ...
Coffee Addiction Collection

Coffee Addiction Collection

Nespresso is best known as the art of espresso. With George Clooney as their patron, what is not to love? However, ...

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