Abdul Qader Al Rais born in 1951 left Dubai to live in Kuwait where he resided as a student. He was awarded first class honours as a young artist for his artwork inspired by the movie “Agony & the Ecstasy.”
Largely self-taught Abdulqader Al Rais’ interest is in old, local architecture and nature. His early work explores local scenery, coastlines and idyllic landscape of the UAE. Not only does he capture the place, but a sense of time. His early works have led to continued success, winning multiple awards and has garnered the attention of national and international media.