HARMONY

2010

Building on the success of the first year, Harmony, was the first full CARAVAN arts "festival," adding literature, music and film events to the core exhibitionin which 46 premier Eastern and Western visual artists participated.

MY NEIGHBOR
2011

In the wake of the January 25th "Egyptian Revolution," this arts festival with 48 premier Middle Eastern and Western artists participating was particularly special, reinforcing the need to work together towards a better future. 

A celebration of contemporary Coptic icons by the renowned Egyptian icon writer, Magdy Williams. This exhibition was accompanied by two lectures.

Prayer and contemplation inspired this exhibition/installation that travelled from Cairo, Egypt to Washington D.C. and on to New York City. 48 noted artists of Christian, Muslim and Jewish backgrounds each painted a life-size fiberglass form in one of four poses of prayer.

THE KEY

2016

The Key - CARAVAN

40 premier and emerging Egyptian, Middle Eastern and Western contemporary visual artists use a fiberglass sculpture of an Ankh (The Key of Life) to address,'the key' to the East and West living in a peaceful and harmonious world. This artistic endeavor with the Ankh at its heart is a powerful means to unite people of different religious and cultural backgrounds.

A year on from the "Egyptian Revolution," this art exhibition and festival was about looking to the future and building on new friendships across borders involving 45 premier Arab and Western visual artists.

Life-size fiberglass donkeys were painted or decorated by 45 prominent artists from the Middle East and West. They were first exhibited in and around Cairo, Egypt, as well as in London at the world renowned St Paul's Cathedral. 

PAST EXHIBITIONS

The inaugural CARAVAN exhibition, featuring 18 Middle Eastern and Western artists focused on creating closer ties; East and West Journeying Together Through the Arts.

I AM

2017-2018

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A strategic peacebuilding exhibition featuring 31 premier Middle Eastern contemporary women artists focused on the crucial role that Middle Eastern women play in shaping a harmonious world.  Beginning in Amman, Jordan and touring in the UK and North America, I AM visually celebrates the rich, diverse and pivotal contribution that Middle Eastern women make to the enduring global quest for harmony and peace. 

Jamal A Rahim, Gibran and Me

​A peacebuilding exhibition featuring 38 acclaimed and emerging contemporary artists from the Middle East inspired by the universal message of peace and harmony found in Kahlil Gibran's poetry, writing and art, such as in his best-selling book The Prophet.

THE BRIDGE

2015-2016

A ground-breaking interfaith traveling exhibition of original artwork by 47 premier Arab, Persian and Jewish artists of Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith backgrounds; 47 paintings on the theme of what we hold in common. The exhibition opened in Paris in February 2015 and is touring around Europe, showing in Cairo, Egypt and will continue across the United States until September 2016.

Malta Peace Donkey - CARAVAN

A peacebuilding art exhibition of 21 life-sized fiberglass “Maltese” donkeys painted by premier Maltese, Gozitan, Egyptian and Western artists symbolizing the need for peace and compassion between the Middle East and West, and throughout the Mediterranean Basin

An international online exhibition of contemporary art celebrating the rich diversity of our world, illustrating how membership in our human family supersedes creed, culture, race and gender, and that through our harmonious coexistence, a dazzlingly beautiful “global mosaic” is created, bringing peace and hope to our world.