Bio:

Jamal Habroush Al Suwaidi is and Emirati artist born in 1971 whose artistic journey started at a young age, he went to the Art Institute in Sharjah where he took courses in drawing, sculpting and ceramics.  Most of his work associated with the Environment of the UAE, combining the aspects of nature, history and heritage taking inspiration from Kuwaiti sculptors Sami Mohammed and Isamu Noguchi. 

 

Statement

"In his sculptural work representing an oyster, we find it open to the viewer however no pearl is seen, instead of the pearl a barrel of oil.  A clear symbolic reference to the replacement of the primary industry of pearling in the region (United Arab Emirates)." 

Seashell, Polished and Matte Bronze on Granite Base,AP, Jamal Al Suwaidi

Seashell, Polished and Matte Bronze on Granite Base,AP, Jamal Al Suwaidi