Hashel Al Lamki

b. 1986, Al Ain; lives in Abu Dhabi

 

Hashel Al Lamki’s works reflect his perspective as a witness to the rapid industrial and architectural developments in the UAE.  He infuses his experience into work that focuses on social innovation, sustainability, and philanthropic practices. The diptych titled The Day We Met Thomas is part of a body of work Al Lamki painted after the passing of his father in 2021. He has exhibited in solo and group shows throughout the UAE, including at Abu Dhabi’s Warehouse 421 which featured his solo show The Cup and The Saucer. He received a BFA from the Parsons School of Design (2007), and has been awarded several international fellowships, including from the the Salama Bint Hamdan Emerging Artist Fellowship in partnership with the Rhode Island School of Design (2016).