AFNAN ARTIST: AMIRA AZMY

March 8, 2018

         A painter, teacher, psychologist, and interior designer; born in Egypt, Alexandria; raised in England through the years of childhood then moved to UAE. Since an early age, she was charmed by painting and colors at the age of 7. She enjoyed drawing on cards with flowers and giving one to her mother every day. Azmy has always dreamed of being a famous artist and started to host little exhibitions for her relatives to see her paintings on the walls of her bedroom as a kid. Growing up, she continued to follow her dream. After taking her bachelor degree in psychology, she took further courses in sketching and interior design. Azmy’s first job was as a fabric designer for a furniture shop in Alexandria, Egypt. After moving to the UAE, she worked as an art and primary school teacher for more than 10 years teaching adults, teenagers, children, as well as autistic children. During her years working in schools she has painted so murals, decorating the walls of the school. Azmy also participated in many art exhibitions all around UAE, showcasing and selling various types of her work. She paints on different media such as glass, ceramic, wood, fabric, canvas, and all types of paper. Azmy tends to draw birds, flowers, or girls, as she finds them the most beautiful.

“I like to use bright vibrant colors and draw nature to send a feeling of happiness to the eyes and souls of the viewer. I also love dancing, swimming and music. I believe that everyone deserves to be happy, and art is my happiness,” Azmy on her philosophy of art.

 

 

 

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