Art Sawa

Founded in Dubai in 2008 by Amel B.Makkawi.



Founded in 2008 by Amel B. Makkawi, Art Sawa is an art platform providing artists from the region with a space where they can present their work and raise awareness on contemporary art from the Middle East, North Africa and neighboring countries.

Art Sawa is dedicated to promoting world-class contemporary art to a global and regional audience; the gallery has two branches in Dubai, in Al Quoz and in DIFC, and opened a third one in Kuwait in 2017.

Contacts & Details
mon, tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

T: +971 4 386 2366
W: Website

Bld. 8, Podium Level, Gate Village DIFC

Past Exhibitions
Wael Darwesh: The Prank
The Prank, the new solo exhibition of the Egyptian painter Wael Darwesh, focuses on the creative process...
16 Mar 2015 - 15 Apr 2015
Rym Karoui: Eclosion
Rym Karoui’s works and many of her figures, stripped of folksy sentimentalism, seem to embody the essence...
15 Sep 2015 - 16 Nov 2015
Zena Assi: My City Shore
Migrants and refugees news has lately captured the world’s attention with scenes of heartbreaking tragedy....
21 Feb 2016 - 20 Mar 2016
Contemporary Women Arab Artists
With a collection of  Artworks of up and coming and very promising artists, Art Sawa explores the different...
23 Nov 2016 - 24 Dec 2016
Pino Deodato: The Universe Is A Blue Tree
Art Sawa presents “The Universe Is A Blue Tree”, a solo exhibition by the artist Pino Deodato....
27 Nov 2016 - 20 Feb 2017
Georges Mohasseb: Avoca-Avocado
Art Sawa presents “Avoca-Avocado”, a solo exhibition by the artist and designer Georges...
21 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
Rym Karoui: L’Usine a Reves | Dream Factory
Art Sawa presents “L’Usine a Reves | Dream Factory”, a solo exhibition by the Tunisian...
16 Mar 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
Zena Assi: Put It In A Tin | My City-Wall
Art Sawa presents “Put It In A Tin | My City-Wall”, a solo exhibition featuring two series...
24 May 2017 - 23 Jul 2017