Karima al Shomely.

Karima was born in Sharjah (UAE).
She lives and works in Sharjah (UAE).


  • PHD Fine Art, Kingston University UK


  • Master Fine Art, University of Arts London, Chelsea College of Arts and Design, London UK


  • Bachelor, Fine Arts, Sharjah University, Sharjah U.A.E.


  • Bachelor, Accounting, Economics, UAE University, Al-Ain U.A.E.


Solo Exhibition2012

  • painting, ceramic, photos, installation, Masks, fine art society, sharjah


  • Printmaking, Silence, Cultural Palace, Sharjah.
  • Photography + Film Video“ inner dialogue“ Artists Gallery, Sharjah.


  • Painting, Parallel to 22thAnnual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah.

Group Exhibition


  • photograph+ video, 30th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society, sharjah Art Museum,Sharjah.


  • Painting, Al-Qattara arts center, Alain.
  • Painting, color the novel, Abu Dhabi book fair, Abu Dhabi.
  • Painting, Sikka Art Fair, Jamjar Gallery, Dubai.
  • Installation, Sikka Art Fair, house (9), Fine Arts Society, Dubai.
  • Installation, video, 29th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society (Exit),Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah.
  • Installation, painting, sculpture, Art from Emirates, National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark.


  • Painting, Photograph, Installation, Sculpture, The Arab Artists Exhibition, Visual Art Center, Doha, Qatar.
  • Installation, photos, paintings, Orient Meets Occident, Armed Forces Officers club,Abu Dhabi.
  • Installation, Mirror Reflection, United nation, New York.
  • Photos Face Me and You, Seoul, Korea.


  • Photos, the Arabian Culture from Sharjah, Japan.
  • Painting, Across the Gulf, Brisbane Biennial, Australia.
  • Printmaking. Your planet needs you, World Environment Day, Al Qasba gallery,Sharjah.
  • Photos, post card, plastic sheet, 28th  Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society,Sharjah Art Museum. Sharjah.
  • Photos, 1st International Exhibition of Photography, Wagdih, Morocco.
  • MA Degree show, Chelsea Collage of Art& Design, London.
  • Painting with mix media, Collision, Gallery 77, London.
  • Photos, Emirates Expressionism, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.
  • Photos, Emirates Palace, Art Paris Abu Dubai, Abu Dhabi.
  • Painting, Kaleidoscope, the Art Center, Dubai Ladies Club, Dubai.


  • Prize from 5th Egyptian International Print Triennial, Cario.


  • Prize from Sultan Al-Owais.


  • Prize from Sultan Al-Owais.


  • Second prize, Sharjah International Art Biennial, Installation Category.


  • Sharjah Prize for Excellence in Education.
  • Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris.
  • ADMA, Abu Dhabi.
  • Armed Forces Officers Club, Abu Dhabi.
  • Galerie Enrico Navarra, Art Paris Fair, Paris.
  • Private Collector, United State America.
  • Rose Essa Gallery, London.
  • Private collector, Germany
  • Abu Dhabi Authority of Culture& Heritage, Abu Dhabi.
  • Contemporary Museum Doha.
  • Lepsien Art Foundation.


Daman Art Edition.

Daman Art Edition 2012


Künstler-Edition mit insgesamt 3 Werken

Auflage: 150 Exemplare + 10 e.a.
Papierformat: 20 cm x 29 cm
Papier: 300 g/qm
Drucktechniken: Manueller Siebdruck / Serigraphie

Alle Arbeiten sind original vom Künstler handschriftlich signiert, datiert und bezeichnet.