Aysha Almoayyed, Bahrain
With a master’s degree in Fine Arts from Goldsmith’s University, London Aysha Almoayyed has made an impression in Bahrain by being the youngest winner of the country’s coveted Al Dana Prize in 2015, the highest honor the country bestows on its artists during the Annual Fine Art Exhibition. More recently she has participated in exhibitions in Paris and London and has worked with curators Amal AlKhalaf of the Serpine Gallery, Corinne Timsit of Art Premium, and Art Critic Pascale Le Thorel the director of the editions of the National School of Fine Arts.
Almoayyed’s work is inherently experimental and encompassed drawing, photography and installation. Central to her work in the exploration hidden microcosms in the Middle East built to counter limitations in expression. Aysha's work is made in Bahrain and inspired by actualizing life in diaspora. The artist has exhibited in Paris, London, Hangzhou and Bahrain.