GLOSS Volume 2, Issue 7 - 2018 - Page 64

A T T L I G H T S P R O Sanaa Merchant comes from a family with a long history. The name Merchant is well known in both the UAE and Pakistan. Sanaa herself is an artist who has spent her entire life in the UAE, and as much as she misses her family in Pakistan, she considers the UAE to be her home. She is inspired by the local culture of the Emirates, emphasizing contemporary Arabian themes, artefacts and geometrical patterns while fusing modernism in her pieces. Her work ranges from a variety of mediums which includes watercolor paintings and canvases that beautifully presents calligraphies, ornaments and modern elements. Gloss had a chance to pick the mind of the artist and know more about her passion for spreading colours, one stroke at a time. 76