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Ayesha's Arabic Calligraphy  Portfolio

Ayesha's portfolio blends Arabic calligraphy with mixed media and unconventional tools like tree bark for uncertain patterns and textures in her work.

Fueled by emotions, her creative process explores consciousness and subconsciousness through spontaneous choices of color, traditional inks, and tool.

Trained by Turkish masters, Ayesha pushed the boundaries of this traditional art form. She has been practicing Arabic calligraphy for eleven years.

Drawn to your gallery's dedication to Islamic art and Her Highness Sheikha Khawla Bint Ahmed Khalifa Al-Suwaidi's  legacy, Ayesha believes her work aligns with her reverence for the written word in Arabic calligraphy, as seen in 'Malath al Amenin' (Peaceful Sanctuary).

Hirqa al Riyah: Dance of the wind

Hirqa al Riyah: Dance of the wind

This dynamic piece channels the energy of Japanese calligraphy, translating it into a contemporary exploration of faith and movement. A powerful black stroke, reminiscent of Japanese brushwork, dominates the textured white background. Its vertical momentum is disrupted by horizontal slashes of blue, transparent blue, and orange, injecting a sense of dynamism and fluidity. Above these strokes, a whisper of the Basmala, rendered in delicate Arabic calligraphy, adds a layer of reverence and meanin

Hirqah al Riyah

Hirqah al Riyah

This dynamic piece channels the energy of Japanese calligraphy, translating it into a contemporary exploration of faith and movement. A powerful black stroke, reminiscent of Japanese brushwork, dominates the textured white background. Its vertical momentum is disrupted by horizontal slashes of blue, transparent blue, and orange, injecting a sense of dynamism and fluidity. Above these strokes, a whisper of the Basmala, rendered in delicate Arabic calligraphy, adds a layer of reverence.

Nur min al Nizam

Nur min al Nizam

This captivating artwork is a vibrant exploration of the intersection between faith, order, and the unknown. The canvas is adorned with a tapestry of Islamic floral patterns and sacred geometry, meticulously rendered in a traditional style. At the center lies a glimpse of Arabic calligraphy in the bold Sulus script, hinting at the underlying structure and meaning.

Nur min al- Nizam

Nur min al- Nizam

Nūr min al-Nizam," meaning "Light from Order" in Arabic, captures the interplay between the structured beauty of Islamic art and the unpredictable mystery of existence. This captivating artwork is a vibrant exploration of the intersection between faith, order, and the unknown. The canvas is adorned with a tapestry of Islamic floral patterns and sacred geometry, meticulously rendered in a traditional style. At the center lies a glimpse of Arabic calligraphy in the bold Sulus script.

Bidayat al Nur. In the beginning of Light

Bidayat al Nur. In the beginning of Light

This evocative piece explores themes of faith, creation, and the potential for illumination. Rendered entirely in black, the textured background evokes a sense of mystery and the unknown.

Shaping Love's Form

Shaping Love's Form

'Just as day needs to go through intense heat to become strong, Love can only be perfected in pain'. 40 Rules of Love.

Sand & Scripture

Sand & Scripture

This piece is a meditation on the spirituality and complexity of the Scripture.The Arabic calligraphy dances across the beige background, its meaning both obscured and revealed by the abstract forms that surround it.

Ascent to Love

Ascent to Love

Without being definitive on whether striving is necessary for attaining love. It leaves space for the viewer to interpret the message based on their own experience.

Bahr al Khayana (Sea of Betrayal)

Bahr al Khayana (Sea of Betrayal)

Deep sea blues, reminiscent of trust shattered, dominate the canvas, punctuated by jagged black lines created with tree bark – a tool that speaks of the natural world disrupted.

Bahr al Khayana (Sea of Betrayal)

Bahr al Khayana (Sea of Betrayal)

Yet, within the turmoil, there's a hint of awakening. The forceful patterns suggest a catharsis, a release from the weight of the past. This piece is a testament to the transformative power of confronting emotional turmoil.

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