Saidi Ali Sowafy
Born in Uganda 1963, Saidi graduated from the Kampala Technical School for Arts. He has been in the UAE since 1988. In the last 25 years, he has made his name as the most prominent African visual artist in the country. Saidi is known for his colourful cubistic rendering of African and Middle Eastern themes. A regular exhibitor in galleries in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Said’s works are in collections in the USA, Scotland, England, Canada, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands.