Zakeya Zada

About the artist


Zakeya’s inspiration comes from the beauty and strength of women all over the world,
she expresses her sentiments with vivid colors that are derived from tradition, yet she
uses modern form in a mélange of styles. Her pieces almost always have a woman at
the center, sometimes in a classic portrait style and other times in a more modern
abstract or expressionism style inspired by nature. She loves to work with her fingers to
add embellishments and texture to her paintings. Zakeya is a very optimistic person
who loves to work in environments that are dynamic and full of life, and these feelings
are very much portrayed within her paintings through the use of bright colors.
Zakeya exhibited her artworks internationally and locally. She recently participated at
Beirut International Art Fair and at Le Carrousel du Louvre Art Fair in Paris.
She also exhibited her artworks in Bahrain. As well as overseas in New Delhi and
Mumbai, Cairo, and Luxor, Paris, London, South Korea, Napoli, Brussels, Ankara,
Tunisia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bulgaria, and Qatar.
Zakeya Zada graduated from the University of Leister – the United Kingdom with a Master’s
Degree in  Learning and Visitor Studies in Museums and Galleries. She is the owner
and the manager of “Makan Art Gallery”, founder and curator of “She” exhibition which
is dedicated to female artists, founder, and curator of “ Shabab Art” which is dedicated
for young artists, founder, and curator of “Khaleeji Art” which is dedicated to Artists
from Arabian Gulf Countries.