Quoz Arts Fest 2024 | Empowering Young Collectors

Empowering Young Collectors

Conversation between gallery founder Asmaa Al-Shabibi and collector Andreina Perez-Cisneros


Drop by renowned international gallery Lawrie Shabibi for an enlightening discussion on the emerging generation of art collectors.


27_Jan 2024






Lawrie Shabibi’s founder Asmaa Al-Shabibi and art collector Andreina Perez-Cisneros will be exploring the various ways to encourage and empower young collectors in today’s art scene via an insightful and nuanced conversation.

Lawrie Shabibi will feature in its private viewing room a selection of works curated specifically for young collectors eager to explore and invest in the world of contemporary art. The artworks celebrate rising and mature talents, offering a diverse choice of pieces that embody notions of identity and cultural resonance.

The budget-friendly selection of works, ranging from USD 500 to USD 10000, presents a pool of artists across various mediums—paintings, works on paper, sculptures, and mixed media. Each piece tells a unique story, inviting collectors to engage with the art on a personal level.

Understanding the nuances of collecting can be daunting. Thus the gallery offers a focused discussion led by founder Asmaa Al-Shabibi and collector Andreina Perez-Cisneros, providing insights into investment strategies, and navigating the art market. The conversation has the objective to empower young collectors to make informed decisions and discover their own taste in contemporary art.

About the participant

Lawrie Shabibi

Lawrie Shabibi was founded in 2010 and opened its doors in early 2011 in Alserkal Avenue. The gallery initially exhibited works by emerging contemporary artists from the Middle East and North Africa. Over the last five years, Lawrie Shabibi expanded to include artists from other regions and generations known for artworks exploring identity, memory, history and socio-political issues specific to the diasporic experience.