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Creative Spirit Amira Rahim

Creative Spirit Amira Rahim

Amira Rahim was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey–an urban melting pot with a rich history of artists and creators. She discovered her love for art as a child and was encouraged to paint and draw regularly. Her work is vibrant and usually with bold colors,...
Creative Spirit: Little Majlis

Creative Spirit: Little Majlis

Today on Artist Strong we welcome Anna and Annabelle of Little Majlis, a wonderful online market space for creatives in the Middle East. Carrie: Welcome to Artist Strong ladies! Can you tell us a bit more about yourselves? We both moved to the UAE and met back in 1999...
Islamic Embroidery

Islamic Embroidery

Original post: September 15, 2010 This past week I drove out to Abu Dhabi to see an embroidery exhibit at the Emirates Palace (which is not really a Palace but an amazing and fancy hotel, click here to check it out).  The exhibit, set forth by Gallery One, displayed...