Mohammed Bahrawi acquired a vast knowledge of visual arts through reading art books, attending international art seminars and visiting exhibitions throughout the world. He penned articles about visual arts and he contributed critiques to art magazines, newspapers and books.From 2011 onwards, he focused on curating, acting as curator for Jameel Photography Award for three consecutive years, focusing on Limited Edition, a flagship project in visual arts in Saudi Arabia, and Arabian Wings Contemporary Art Award as well as Arabian Wings Contemporary Sculpture Award alongside many solo exhibitions for various artists. Bahrawi the artist, has showcased his artworks in local and international exhibitions, participated in Florence Biennale in 2011.
Najlaa Felemban was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Her vocation was and still is Arabic linguistics as well as the Visual Arts. Her late father was a calligraphy artist and her first inspiration. She is self-taught in the visual arts; she attended art training sessions to learn drawing and sculpture in various ores, seminars and art conferences, through visiting museums and international exhibitions and exploring art books.Felemban possesses vast management and curatorial expertise. She has curated many seminars and conferences regarding contemporary and visual arts in Saudi Arabia and abroad. She has also penned the Limited Edition Books accompanying the Limited Edition projects.
Najlaa Felemban is a well-known public figure in her community for her significant influence on the art scene in Saudi Arabia and for her direct influence in developing the contemporary art movement. Likewise, she has proved serious commitment in supporting emerging talent in the Kingdom and she is an established artist in her own right.