(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwaiti artists Manal Al-Shuraian pose respectively with one of her paintings at the exhibition in Italy - KUNA photo
Riham Al-Rughaib pose respectively with one of her paintings at the exhibition in Italy - KUNA photo
Kuwaiti female artists expressed their happiness on participating in the Kuwaiti cultural week in Italy to present their work of art on an international level.
In a statement to KUNA on Monday, the artists agreed that taking part in such event is a great experience for Kuwaiti women and art.
Riham Al-Rughaib said it is an honor to present her work in Rome and Florence, the cities of art and culture throughout the ages.
She noted that she is participating with 10 portraits representing Kuwait's culture and history.
Meanwhile, artist Manal Al-Shuraian said her work includes artistic designs using Arabic letters and handwriting, aiming to showcase the Arab and Gulf culture to Europe. She added that the portraits are drawn using colors similar to that of the Arabian soil and desert environment shades.
The artists took part in a fair titled 'Kuwaiti Women Artists', held in the Egyptian Academy of Fine Arts and organized by Kuwait Embassy in Rome. The event aims at shedding light on the role of Kuwaiti women in the artistic and cultural field.