AbdulQader AlRais

Born in 1951 in Dubai, He holds a bachelor's degree in law  from the University of the Emirates in 1982, He is a founding member of the Emirates Fine Art Society and is considered to be one of the pioneers of contemporary art in the UAE, noted for his mainly abstract artwork which has been widely exhibited both within the UAE and abroad. 

His work has been presented in more than 36 solo exhibitions in the Middle East, Europe and the United States as well as many international group exhibitions, including 1980-Today exhibitions in the United Arab Emirates, UAE Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale 2015, and Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates, Meridian International Center and UAE Embassy, Washington, D.C. 2014. Alrais’s work was also part of a group exhibition represented by Mono Gallery in Beirut Art Fair 2019 and Misk Art Fair 2019. 


Serenity Series, 2018

Serenity Series, 2018

Serenity Series, 2018

Untitled, 2016

Untitled , 2022

Untitled , 2013

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