The glamourous event took place at the Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa on 17th November 2017, the inaugural edition of the awards was attended by internationally acclaimed artists, critics, art fair directors and media moguls
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, November 2017 – Recognising excellence and innovation in art and design, the world’s first ever Global Art Awards celebrated exceptional achievements of artists from across the globe. The star-studded red-carpet Gala event took place in the glamourous ballroom at the exquisite Armani Hotel.
“The Oscars of the Visual Arts” saw 18 categories celebrated with winners being crowned victorious from thousands of applicants whom entered to claim a coveted prize.
Chosen from a list of all winners, Nja Mahdaoui was named ‘The Best Global Artist of 2017’, with this winner taking a cash prize fund.
Co-Founder Joëlle said. “My business partner Natal and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome of this evening. We are incredibly blessed to have bought together so much creative talent in one room – the response to the awards has been incredible and we look forward to now planning for the 2018 edition. Special thanks to the entire team at Armani Hotel Dubai for providing the most stunning location."
Winners List 2017
Conceptual: Cornelia Steckhan
Abstract: Erica Fromme
Video: Elena Tagliapietra
Innovative: August Vilella
Portrait: Toni Sanchez
Realism: Betty Anderson
Digital Ary: Naciye Subasi
Textile: Soukaina Kassid
Illustration: Brigitte Thonhauser-Merk
Street Art: Maria Fernanda Lairet
Newcomer: Manu Alguero
Mixed Media: Agnieszka Gzyl
Installation: Tina Tahir
Photography: Leo Gesses
Sculpture: Banjerd Lekkong
Middle East Female: Ayna Güney
Middle East Male: Moosa Al Halyan
Painting: Siddiqa Juma
The next edition of the Global Art Awards will take place on Wednesday 21 November 2018 at The Penthouse of the FIVE Hotel Palm Jumeirah – further details to be released soon. http://www.theglobalartawards.com
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