Saeed Khalifa

(b. 1989) Born in Dubai where he currently lives and works, Saeed focuses on digital photography in his work while taking up marketing at a university. He is from the younger generation of Emirati artists and had his first solo show "Fabula" at a gallery, Dubai. In 2011, he participated in a charity exhibition entitled "Through the Eyes of Africa's Children." He has also exhibited in group shows since 2009 at Tashkeel, and several galleries in Dubai, at ‘Generation NEXT’, an exhibition featuring emerging Emirati artists, during the Abu Dhabi Art 2013. His work is part of important private collections in the Middle East, including The Samawi Collection, and has been auctioned in Dubai with spectacular results. In 2014, Saeed received the top prize for an Emirati artist at the third annual Emerging Emirati Artist Award, Dubai. As part of his prize, he received a two-year representation at a gallery in Madrid, Spain. Saeed's works have been featured in many local magazines and publications.