2015 March 04 05:00
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel hosts Des Spencer Art Exhibition
Dubai, 04 March 2015: Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, in conjunction with Art Dubai, will host an art exhibition by Des Spencer, one of today’s most innovative Australian artists.
Coinciding with the ninth edition of Art Dubai, the exhibition is scheduled to take place on the grounds of Jumeirah Creekside Hotel from 19 March to 30 April 2015.
Des Spencer’s canvas paintings are inspired by his observations of the world around him and his creative output over the past two decades has cemented his reputation as a leading international artist.
The first highlight of this exhibition will be the ‘Ultimate ART Experience,’ a one-on-one session offering people the chance to recreate one of Des Spencer’s paintings on canvas under his guidance. Des will offer this experience on 19 and 26 March 2015 to the Manzil students who visit Jumeirah Creekside Hotel every Thursday as part of their vocational training programme. Manzil is a non-profit education centre for children and young adults with special needs, and Jumeirah Creekside Hotel supports the centre throughout the year with a number of projects based around inclusion and vocational training for the students. Des will perform live painting sessions within the hotel on a daily basis from 9am to 1pm and during Easter brunch on 3 April 2015 for children in Nomad.
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel brings together distinctive architectural features, design furniture and a specially commissioned art collection. The collection has been specially commissioned to connect the hotel to the region’s vibrant art and cultural heritage. Providing a renewed perspective on Middle Eastern Contemporary Art, the art is playfully arranged throughout the hotel and its grounds. As a fully integrated part of the hotel environment, these works can be discovered by guests through a series of chance encounters. Comprising of 482 works by 51 contemporary artists and spanning different media including paintings, sculptures, videos, limited edition series and mixed media works.
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About Jumeirah Creekside Hotel:
Jumeirah Creekside is a luxurious hotel located at the heart of Dubai and overlooking the Dubai Creek, just minutes away of the airport. The Hotel houses a specially commissioned art collection, resulting in a modern and dynamic destination, yet inspired by tradition. Bringing together a fusion of contemporary design and distinct architectural features, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel boasts 292 spacious rooms and suites, The Aviation Club, one of the city’s most popular health club, the award-winning Akaru Spa and a collection of five diverse restaurants which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.
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