Huma Mulji, Assistant Professor, School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD), Beaconhouse National University is one of the five artists to receive the prestigious Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2013. The Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2013 was announced on August, 27, 2012 for artists from Lebanon, Syria, Egypt & Pakistan, who will exhibit their artworks from March 20 to 24, 2013 at Art Dubai 2013.
A press release issued in this regard read, “The Abraaj Capital Art Prize is delighted to announced today the winning artists for its fifth edition, bringing the total number of winners awarded the prize to 21. The Abraaj Capital Art Prize is awarded annually to five artists on the basis of proposals for new artworks, which become permanent additions to the Abraaj Capital Art Collection following their unveiling at Art Dubai. Abraaj Capital, a leading private equity manager investing in global growth markets, launched the Abraaj Capital Art Prize in 2008 to foster and reward artistic development in the region.” http://www.abraajcapitalartprize.com/media-press-releases.php.
This is the second consecutive year that BNU faculty became recipient of the award. Last year, Ms. Risham Syed, of SVAD was awarded Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2012 http://www.abraajcapitalartprize.com/recipients.php .
Picture Caption: Huma Mulji (2nd from left) is Assistant Professor at Beaconhouse National University.