Mark Your Calendar for June

“There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.”  ~Celia Thaxter

Here is your June art events list to add splendor to your summer days!


Leila Heller Gallery


What: The first solo show in New York City of photography by Mitra Tabrizian featuring seven monumental photographs taken in Iran and England.When: June 7 – July 7, 2012.
Where: Leila Heller Gallery, New York. USA.

Green Art Gallery

What: Green Art Gallery announces its debut participation in the upcoming edition of Art Basel with a solo booth presentation of Palestinan artist Shadi Habib Allah in the Art Statements Sector.When: 14 June – 17 June 2012.
Where: Art Basel, Miami. USA.

“Edge Boutique Ramadan Collection Launch”

What: A fashionable exhibition by various young Kuwaiti vendors for Ramadan. The vendors are: Qumar 14, By Latefa, Shatha Al Naema, MoshMosh, Eleganza and Keshwa.

When: June 3rd – 30th, 2012.

Where: Edge Boutique in Burj Jassem, Kuwait.

The Ara Gallery

  • 2nd Edition of  “UAE | A Work of Art”

What: The Ara Gallery brings back the nation’s culture, heritage, and traditions through art in the second edition of “UAE | A Work of Art” . The showcased group of artists use their creativity to give you a taste of what being an Emirati is. The artists are: Alia Al Malik,  Alanood Obaidly, Hamad Al Falasi, Maitha Al Marri, Shamsa Al Abbar, Shamsa Bin Dasmal, Thuraiya Ismail and Wafa Al Qassimi.

When: June 5 – Septemper 1, 2012.

Where: The Ara Gallery, Dubai.

Galerie Janine Rubeiz

What: A solo exhibition by award winning Lebanese artist Mansour El Habre titled “Republicafe”.

When: June 6 – 26, 2012

Where: Galerie JANINE RUBEIZ, Beirut.

Contemporary Art Platform (CAP)

What: Being the first show if its kind in Kuwait, Beirut II will be featuring mainly video, photographic works dealing with issues of freedom, self-realization, and social equalities under the aggravated conditions of permanent conflict, as well as sound installations. Participating artists: Maher Abi Samra, Danielle Arbid, Ali Cherri, Edwin Daou, Rami El-Sabbagh, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Lamia Joreige, Mazen Kerbaj, Randa Mirza, Reine Mitri, Bariaa Mourad, Najla Said, Sharif Sehnaoui, Rania Stephan, Alfred Tarazi, Tanya Traboulsi, Raed Yassin.

When: June 5 – July 18, 2012.

Where: Contemporary Art Platform (CAP), Kuwait.

Ayyam Gallery

What: The second artistic exhibition  by renowned photojournalist, Ammar Abd Rabbo titled (Follow the Leader) Featuring a rare collection of photographs of Arab and international leaders taken at various moments of their life and portrays the humanity of current and gone world leaders.

When: June 18 until July 12, 2012.

Where: Ayyam Gallery, DIFC, Dubai.

FA Gallery

What: Solo exhibition by Iranian and leading artist Reza Doust, which he describes as “For many years I have been taking my bits and pieces of photos, sketches and sugar cubes with me to where ever I travel. These pictures have been the basis and space for my works.”

When: June 3 – 14 , 2012

Where: FA Gallery, Kuwait.

Stay tuned for updates throughout the month!


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