CV - Zayn Qahtani

Zayn Qahtani

B.1997, lives and works between Bahrain & London



2019 BA Fashion Design
The Royal University for Women, Bahrain


Exhibition History

2022 Chorus, Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2022 (upcoming) Fundraiser TBA, Purslane Art, London, UK

2021 She Curates x CloverMill Open Call Exhibition, Wilder Gallery, London, UK

2021 From the form of spirit to the spirit of form, ATHR Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

2021 Honestly Speaking, Jewellery Arabia 2021, Bahrain

2021 BAWA/MONO 07, 08. 09, Gallery BAWA, Kuwait

2021 FRC10, Flat Rate Contemporary, USA (online)

2020 Safer Spaces, The Art Space, Bahrain (online)

2018 Lucid Dreams, Sonder, Bahrain (solo) 2017 Co-Lab II: Words Still Blind, Malja, Bahrain

2017 Co-Lab, Malja, Bahrain


Press + Publications

She Curates, December 2021, 'Open Call', interviewed artist, by Mollie E Barnes

Flat Rate Contemporary, October 2021, 'Contemporary Landscapes of FRC10', essay by Rachel Hausmann Schall

Postscript Magazine, ‘Hiatus’ Issue 39, August 2021, featured artist

Vogue Arabia, GCC Issue, February 2021, ‘Set in Stone’

Bahrain This Month, August 2020, ‘Pictures Worth A Thousand Words’

Jdeed Magazine, July 2020, ‘Art Space Bahrain Hosts Safer Spaces’

Jdeed Magazine, September 2019, ‘Beauty Standards No More’

Red Bull, August 2017, ‘The Journey Behind Words Still Blind’


Awards & Residencies

2021 YSA ‘21 Selected Artist + Honorary Grant, ATHR Gallery, Saudi Arabia