This Artist Effortlessly Explores Identity and Interconnection With Her Creations


In the vibrant landscape of Bahrain’s artistic scene, one name stands out for her fusion of cultures, rituals, and ancestral wisdom: Sheikha. A multi-disciplined artist of Bahraini and Sri Lankan descent, Sheikha’s art transcends boundaries, offering viewers a glimpse into the rich tapestry of her identity

Embracing diversity in art 

Born from a rich and diverse heritage, Sheikha embraces the importance of both her Bahraini and Sri Lankan roots. Her art serves as a visual exploration of the dualities within her identity, weaving together elements from both cultures with a profound sense of reverence. Through her creations, she seeks to blur the boundaries between both worlds, highlighting the core unity that binds us all.



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A fearless exploration of different mediums and styles

From surrealism to cubism, aboriginal motifs to abstract forms, her work explores a wide spectrum of artistic expression. Utilising materials such as gold ink, pastels, acrylics, watercolors, and charcoal, she imbues her pieces with a sense of texture and depth, inviting viewers into a world of sensory exploration.

Through her art, Sheikha invites audiences to ponder the interconnectedness of it all, reminding us of our shared humanity, and the cosmic dance of life!

Sheikha’s art is all about patterns and connections. Her pieces often have shapes that repeat and link together, like sacred geometry. Looking at her work can feel like a peaceful meditation, taking you to a spiritual place beyond the everyday.

Plus, she will literally paint on anything! #3dart #fyp #artist #acrylicpainting #trippyart #acrylic #bahrain #middleeast ♬ End Game – Layla May

Each one of her exhibitions is a testament to her artistic prowess, and her ability to spark meaningful dialogue through her work.

Most recently, one of her first ever solo shows at the British Club gallery, captivated guests to quickly visit the one-day-exhibition, and force everything to sell out in less than an hour.

Now that’s commendable! First Solo Show and sold out in 45mins!!! Overwhelmed and grateful! #art #bahrain #artexhibiton #fyp #explore #artist #contemporaryart ♬ NOTHING – Westover

What a visionary force to be reckoned with!

As she continues to push the boundaries of artistic expression, Sheikha inspires us all to embrace the beauty of diversity and the power of artistic expression.

“One step at a time, one day at a time. Just be you and a better you than you were yesterday”

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