Leena Kewlani is a Dubai based Abstract Impressionist who has loves her art to channel positivity and good vibes. Born in Sierra Leone and of Indian descent, Leena considers each experience of painting a memorable journey deep into her soul where she finds the positive touch she could add into the world with her brush and knife strokes. “Abstract Imperfections inspire me. I fall in love with imperfections in people, in nature and in things around me. Those imperfections, those little hidden away pieces, and those crazy thoughts that we all have – they all hold a beautiful story. Imperfections are real, they are full of soul. Beauty is a choice I make. Beauty is embedded in imperfection if you choose to see it. I choose to see it.” Says Leena.
Leena works across different mediums - from oil and acrylic paintings on canvas to charcoal sketches, cloth paintings, glass paintings, mirror paintings and mosaic and glass etching artworks.
“When I paint, there is an immense joy that emerges through me, and this is what translates into the vibrancy of the colors and into the energy of the strokes that come out in my artworks.”Leena has exhibited her artworks at various exhibitions at DUCTAC & DIAC across the years, including: