Experience

Sept. 2007 – June 2010, Goldsmiths College, University of London. BA DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION with QTS.

High 2:1 BA(Hons) awarded in August 2010.

 

11th - 17th March 2013. Featured Artist at the Scottish Islamic Art Festival.

I was invited to exhibit a selection of my Islamic Art during the Islam Awareness Week event in Glasgow at the Scotland Street Museum. Focusing on the things we have in common the event was aimed at highlighting the commonalities between the Muslim and non-Muslim communities in Scotland. Because of the unique focus of my work I was asked to contribute to the event.

 

15th June 2015. Featured Artist on the "Orient in their Arts" Documentary.

On the 15th July 2015, I was featured in a short documentary film made by Domino Films. It was shown on Al Jazeera's Documentary Channel. The series ran over the thirty days of Ramadan and focused on European artists that created art heavily influenced by Islamic design.

 

28th –31st July 2016. "A Journey Through the World of Islamic Art" Exhibition hosted by Art House 21at the Living Islam Festival.

I was invited to display my Islamic artwork at the Living Islam Festival in Lincoln. I was exhibiting as part of the "A Journey Through the World of Islamic Art" exhibition that was put together by Art House 21. I was honoured to exhibit alongside some of the best Muslim artists the UK has to offer. 

 

22nd August 2016. The Urban Kube Show on 105.1 Inspire

On the 22nd August 2016, I was invited up to Luton to be a guest on Inspire FM's Monday morning show, The Urban Kube. The show is hosted by the hugely talented Shemiza Rashid. Two of my Designer Jewellery Pieces were donated to the show as prizes in the phone in.

 

Living the Life. Islam Channel. 22nd August 2016

The 22/08/2016 was a busy day for me as I was also invited to be a guest on Islam Channels Living the Life talk show to have a friendly chat about my Islamic Art and the inspiration behind it. You can catch the broadcast here.

 

21st November - 21st December 2017. "Blessed Footsteps" Exhibition Hosted by DOT Guild at Rumi's Cave.

I was invited to create a piece of work in response to a poem written by Warren Clementson. I was one of twelve artists who had the same honour. I was exhibiting as part of the "Blessed Footsteps" exhibition that was put together by The DOT Guild.

 

13th October - 14th October 2018. "Beauty & Faith" Exhibition Hosted by Art House 21 at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo in Event City Manchester. 

This exhibition was a showcase of the best in British Islamic Art. A chance to show the world the emerging artistic culture of modern Islam in the United Kingdom.