4th Fine Arts Festival launches at UoS

  • Thursday 07, March 2019 09:58 AM
  • 4th Fine Arts Festival launches at UoS
Sharjah24: With the aim of strengthening the visual knowledge of the students of the University of Sharjah (UoS), and to increase their artistic and aesthetic talents in various arts fields such as drawing, photography, and graphic design, His Excellency Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, inaugurated the Fourth Fine Arts Festival “Under the Palm Trees Shade”, which is organised by the University’s Deanship of Female Students’ Affairs.
The Deanship welcomed a number of fine artists and national arts and culture organisation alongside organising a number of workshops and exhibitions, the Freehand Drawing Competition, and an arts bazaar with the participation of the students and external entities. Dr. Salama Al Rahoomi, Dean of the Female Students’ Affairs, attended the inauguration along with a delegation of Saudi artists, a number of the University’s College Deans, Center’s Directors, Department Heads, and a number of faculty and staff members and students.

The Festival featured several sections including the art exhibition titled "Journey to Color", which comes within the program of fine artists that aims to highlight the work of artists and link them to the university community to give students experience from their work including work by the artists Mohammed Nouri, Hussein Salwan, Wissam Sayegh, Sumayya Aziz, Huda Gharib, Majda Nasr El-Din, Ayat Al-Hajji, and the artist Nada Al-Hashemi. The Festival also included a photography exhibition with the participation of photographers Mahmoud El Hassan, Omar Abdel Wahab Al Kindi, Mohammed Rashid bin Oqed, Mustafa Breez, and photographer Maitham Aboudi. Finally, the Festival included a gallery “On the Road” for students of the University of Sharjah.

Alongside the Festival, the Deanship also prepared a corner for arts workshops, which included a ceramics workshop – wall sculptures, coffee painting, canvas painting, water colors, paper recycling, and Arabic calligraphy workshops. The attendees also collaborated on drawing a mural. The Festival concluded by announcing the names of the winners of the Freehand Drawing Competition.