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Zaahirah Muthy

Zaahirah Muthy is a passionate artist-activist, an agent of change, and a curator hailing from Mauritius, nestled in Dubai for the past 10 years. As a person who aspires to bring about positive changes in society, she conveys a strong message of empowerment through her art and artistic initiatives. Muthy has had her art exhibited in Africa, Europe, Middle East, United States, and Asia.

She has curated over 75 Art Exhibitions in UAE, Singapore, Georgia, Mauritius, France and Lebanon as well was the curator for World Art Dubai. she has numerous awards under her belt for her arts and her various art initiatives including the Oscar in Artistic Pursuit, in Mauritius, the Leonardo Da Vinci Universal Artist Award in Florence, Italy, in Jan 2018 and in February 2018 the Femina–Women International Leadership Award in the artist category in Mumbai, India.

Muthy has also achieved a curating foundation with Sortheby’s Institute of Arts and Curating Socially Artistic Engaged projects by Node, Berlin. Muthy is the founder of ZeeArts, an international art organization that connects artists from across the world through a myriad of artistic projects including Art Exhibition, and Fair, Artistic Retreat program, Artist Empowerment Program, Women Art Therapy, and Art Consultancy services. Zaahirah has provided consistently impassioned support for women artists across the globe. She has been the mastermind behind the Art Connects Women, an International Art Exhibition which is on its 5th Edition.

Muthy has launched the 2nd Art Book- ‘Women Artists around the World’ in March 2020, kudus to 100 female artists from 100 different countries covering Europe, Africa; Middle-East, Americas, Asia, and Oceania. In 2019, the art activist has established the premier MIAF- (Mauritius International Art Fair) as a multidisciplinary contemporary art fair with the aim to position Mauritius as the Art and Cultural destination In the region.