The Global Art Awards are the international Awards for the Visual Arts. They were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of artists, galleries, and art professionals worldwide. Awarding the outstanding artist live to the public and press, giving the winners the recognition that they deserve, boosting their career and a 'Best Global Artist' title to claim for the rest of their career. 

The Global Art Awards  |  21 November 2018  |  FIVE Hotel Palm Jumeirah



H.H. Sheikh Saeed bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan

The Global Art Awards is under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Saeed bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan. 

Sheikh Saeed bin Tahnoun is member of Ruling Family Abu Dhabi, and supports the creative sector to a high extend. 

We welcome him as a Guest of Honour. 

The Winners have an opportunity to take pictures with Sheikh Saeed bin Tahnoun.


The large-scale 'The Global Art Awards' Ceremony will be held for the second time at the FIVE Hotel Palm Jumeirah, Dubai.

The ceremony will be hosted at the FIVE Hotel Palm Jumeirah, The Penthouse - with a spectacular gala and red carpet event, including :

Cocktail, Art Exhibition, Performances, Live Painting, Live Music, Guest and Juries of Honours, The Awards Ceremony, DJ and Party till 02.00am


There are 16 Global Art Awards categories for the Visual Arts. 

9.  Conceptual

10.  Textile

11.  Mixed Media

12.  Sculpture 

13.  Portrait

14.  Innovative

15.  Realism               

16.  Abstract

1.  Painting

2.  Street Art

3.  Photography

4.  Illustration

5.  Installation

6.  New Comer 

7.  Video

8.  Digital                    


Global Art Awards judges include some of the world's most respected art professionals, gallery owners, art critics, and art entrepreneurs.  Each of our awards programs harnesses the insights and talents of more than 10 judges every year.

Mr. Eng. Mahmood Bin Karam Al Farsi, Dyliara Komenova, Sophie Neuendorf, José Ignació Ruiz Caparrós, Jean Minguet, Daryl Goh, Sina Fattahi, ...

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The Global Art Awards Exhibition is part of the Penthouse, showing a great variety of artworks by a selection of international exhibitors from around the world. The selection will be curated by MEACA.

The exhibition will include: Paintings, Sculptures, Photography Art, Illustrations, Jewellery, bespoke crafts and more ...


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To be in Dubai at the great Global Art Awards was a great experience for me and my daughter Vanessa! It was like a fairytale in 1001 nights for us. The event, where I had the big surprise to be between the Top 20 in the category painting! Great! I am very happy about the success and I will never forget the wonderful time in Dubai! We have seen much and we loved it! We are sure to visit Dubai once more! Thank you for all! The violinist was great and makes the whole evening very very special! My compliments!
— Gabi Domenig