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Dana Awartani is contemporary artist from Saudi Arabia. Dana Awartani was born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in the year 1987. Awartani’s work focuses on the sacred geometry of the world.

Awartani attended Central Saint Martins located in London, England where she earned a B.F.A. The artist went on to earn a M.F.A. from the Princess School of Art also located in London.

In many of her paintings the artist uses shell gold.

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Awartani was a participant in the 2013 Venice Biennial.

Below a brief documentary about the artist:

On certain occasions Awartani can spend up to 15 hours working on a painting.

The artist is hopeful that appreciation of art is growing faster now than at previous times in the region. The culture is starting to take art seriously as a profession, Awartani has helped to spur much creativity among other women.