Rima Chahine is a Canadian artist living in Dubai for 16 years. She is passionate about color play and shapes as well as art living like enjoying the little things in life and beauty of the pure soul untouched by the ego. She describes herself as an intuitive painter and abstract art is her calling. She chooses her colors carefully and always create a beautiful effect mix. She enjoys painting on large canvas and creates different tones and shades of colors.
It is a dream come true to be part of such big art event!
Tell us about your nominated art piece for the Global Art Awards:
“NEW EARTH” PAINTING EXPLORES THE POSSIBILITY OF A NEW WORLD UNTOUCHED BY EGO , GREED AND HATE. ONLY LOVE AND FORGIVENESS LIVE AND ABUNDANCE OF WATER, TREES AND RESPECT FOR THE NATURAL CYCLE OF LIFE.
“VOLCANO HEART” PAINTING EXPLORES THE EXPLOSION OF A HEART ON FIRE WHO REFUSES TO ONLY SURVIVE BUT TO LIVE EVERYDAY WITH GREAT PASSION, AN APPETITE FOR LIFE AND A GREAT BELIEF IN HOPE AND PURPOSE.
How does it make you feel that you are a nominee for the Global Art Awards?
IT IS A DREAM COME TRUE AND I AM VERY EXCITED TO BE PART OF SUCH A GLOBAL ART EVENT AND TO MEET THE INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE COMMUNITY AND ALL ART LOVERS AND ART COLLECTORS.
How would you react if you win a Global Art Award at the Armani Dubai Burj Khalifa surrounded by international Press and the Elite from the Art World?
I WILL FEEL HONESTLY ECSTATIC AND WILL CRY HAPPY TEARS SPECIALLY BECAUSE MY SONS AND PARENTS WILL BE VERY PROUD.
How would you describe yourself? And your artwork?
I AM IN INTUITIVE ARTIST FASCINATED BY COLOR PLAY AND I GET MY INSPIRATION FROM MEDITATION ON THE BEACH OR LISTENING TO MUSIC AND DAYDREAMING AND ART LIVING FEEL I GET FROM MY ZEN STATE OF MIND AND PEACEFUL APPROACH TO LIFE.
What drives you?
MY SONS AND MY OWN HAPPINESS
What is your definition of art?
ART IS AN EXPRESSION OF A FEELING USING DIFFERENT TOOLS
Where do you get your inspiration?
MEDITATION ON THE BEACH , LISTENING TO MUSIC , PASSION FOR COLORS AND CREATIVE MIND IN MEDAYDREAMING
How do you deal with artist's block?
I DON T BELEIVE WE HAVE BLOCKS BUT I BELEIVE TIMING IS EVERYTHING AND SOMETIMES YOU JUST NEED TO WONDER MORE THAN PAINT. MY MANTRA IS NEVER FORCE ANYTHING JUST LET IT FLOW.
Would love to exhibit my work in …
BIG MUSEAMS AND INTERNATIONAL GALLERIES IN PARIS AND LONDON