PAST AWARD WINNERS
It is our honor and privilege to support these artists as they begin their career and wish them good fortune in their future creative endeavors.
Award Winner 2021: Nour Elbery, Marawan Mahmoud, and Rashid Modibbo
Cocoon is a series of boxes nestled within each other; a steel cage-like mesh façade. The viewer cannot enter…
Award Winner 2020: Sara Mohamed, Laura AlDhahi, and Sahil Rattha
A trio of architecture students from the American University of Sharjah (AUS): Sara Mohamed from Egypt, Laura …
Award Winner 2019: Falwah Alhouti, Ibrahim Abdellatif, and Omer Al Raee
Falwah Alhouti, Ibrahim Abdellatif, and Omer Al Raee are the winners of the seventh edition of The Christo and…
Award Winner 2018: Maram Kassab and Mariam Ayoub
QASA’ED is inspired by the captivating imagery of Emirati poetry and represents the joy held by those who spent their nights recounting vivid stories from the tops of sand dunes in the desert, while underscoring the lasting significance of creative literature in Emirati culture.
Award Winner 2017: Anna Kurkova
DUNESCAPE is a sculptural installation that merges modernist architecture with the natural beauty of the desert, exploring the relationship between urban development and the natural world.
Award Winner 2016: Ghanem Younes, Khalid Al-Tamimi and Mohammad Abu Alhuda
SILK ROAD is an homage to the architectural forms of Islam, a reminder to the fruits and perils that this region has faced, and the resultant beauty that helped define our culture, a constant timeline of “leaving” and “returning” home.
Award Winner 2015: Salwa Al Khudairi & Nada Al Mulla
KESWA , meaning covering, mimics the abaya that the women of the Arab/Islamic world wear.
Award Winner 2014: Erin Meekhof
ABJAD is a series of wooden sculptures based on shapes created from research into how the Arabic and Roman alphabets developed through time.
Award Winner 2013: Sheikha Maryam bint Sultan Al Nahyan
MIRARI. To see a mirage, a not uncommon experience in the UAE, is to examine the blurred lines between reality and fantasy.