Features, Mentions, & Interviews

FROM THE HEART -A Journey of Love released on October 16, 2014 by Hope and Life Press Publications. Available on Amazon and with major Booksellers worldwide.

 Features, Mentions and Interviews

Featured in the January 1, 2016 Issue (#132) of the online magazine: Be a Bestseller

Author Interview by VEMA (October 2015 edition, page 15 -featured interview)

Author Interview by Hope and Life Press

Featured in Arab Woman Platform

My poem, Prayers for Humanity also featured in Arab Woman Platform

Video Interview & Feature by Wormhole Riders News Agency

Podcast Interview in The Moving Icon on Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)

Author mention with the Chicago Tribune

Author mention with ArabAmerica.com

 Amazon Accolades

Amazon New Hot Releases -in Middle Eastern Poetry October 16 – November 16, 2014

Amazon Best Sellers -Women Authors in Poetry #92 November 28, 2014

Amazon Best Sellers in Middle Eastern Poetry #4 (Amazon Canada) March 9, 2015 (On list from March 9 – October 16, 2015)

Amazon Best Sellers in Poetry by Women #41 March 13, 2015

Hadel’s Corner – Poetry 2009-2014

“FROM THE HEART A Journey of Love”

 by Hope and Life Press 

Publication Release on

October 16, 2014 on Amazon

Background photo of the famous 6th Century Mosaic Map inside St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church in Madaba, Jordan where I was baptized. 

Below images are of front and back cover of book. 

Hadel FRONT COVER

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SAMPLE POEMS …

UNCHANGING WIND

The wind hurls among the Olive trees
Unchanging its path through the brittle leaves
Murky waters unsettled by the sands
And red lobsters do their usual dance
The lonely wind makes a wave
As it passes the hallowed cave
Untouched by time and
No sound or chime
The reddish sun hides in the distance
Like the unchanging wind without resistance.

AM JUST TIRED

Am tired of everything around me
Am tired of everyone beside me
Am truly tired.

Am tired of living in this world of hate
Am tired of giving too much into fate
Am frankly tired.

Am tired of dropping my face
Am tired of hiding my race
Am honestly tired.

Am tired of the world’s double standard
Am tired of children being battered
Am simply tired.

Am tired of dogma used as a weapon
Am tired of God’s holy name used in vain
Am just tired.

 

Written and By Hadel S. Ma’ayeh

©Copyright 2015, All Rights Reserved

Please note for my followers and friends; I had to remove all my previous poems due to the contract with my publisher. I am allowed to publish two of them (as shown above) that were already posted on two blogger’s sites. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

DEAD SEA (Tanka Haiku)

Wave of salt water

Smear face with saline fine mud

Hastily body afloat

A Mesmerizing blue marble sky

Hand in hand stroll gritty wet beach

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Dead Sea, Jordan-Lowest Point on Earth (Photo by Jordan Tourism Board)
Written by Hadel S. Ma’ayeh ©Copyright 2016, All rights reserved.
Images by Jordan Tourism Board ©Copyright 2016, All rights reserved.

Tommy Geraci, Social TV Correspondent

I enjoyed interviewing Tommy Geraci for my Arts and Entertainment Features … fascinating and entertaining … check it out!

Hadel Poetry Prose Arts and Storytelling

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Tommy Geraci, is a Social TV correspondent who carries out his assignments with finesse. In all sincerity, he is a down to earth gentleman. On top of, a person with a cause and a symbolic voice as an advocate against bullying, compassion for animals or helping the needy.

On the other hand, when looking at his distinguished smile as he poses for the camera, unless you read his personal blogs and interviews, you might simply think another “Entertainment Journalist.” However, that is not the case with Tommy, since he is admired by his peers, fans and celebrities for his gracious attitude and genuineness.

From Brooklyn, New York, Tommy grew up daydreaming about hosting red carpet moments like the Emmys, Oscars and Grammys; for Tommy, his imaginary mic was his muse and his inventiveness was the audience.

Tommy has wonderfully integrated…

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Tommy Geraci, Social TV Correspondent

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Tommy Geraci at the Premiere of TV Land’s Sitcom Kirstie

Tommy Geraci, is a Social TV correspondent who carries out his assignments with finesse. In all sincerity, he is a down to earth gentleman. On top of, a person with a cause and a symbolic voice as an advocate against bullying, compassion for animals or helping the needy.

On the other hand, when looking at his distinguished smile as he poses for the camera, unless you read his personal blogs and interviews, you might simply think another “Entertainment Journalist.” However, that is not the case with Tommy, since he is admired by his peers, fans and celebrities for his gracious attitude and genuineness.

From Brooklyn, New York, Tommy grew up daydreaming about hosting red carpet moments like the Emmys, Oscars and Grammys; for Tommy, his imaginary mic was his muse and his inventiveness was the audience.

Tommy has wonderfully integrated social media with entertainment news, and red carpet events. In other words, the arts meet social media world and through Tommy, he has added an enticing flare for his viewing audience.

Tommy is also a contributor for an impressive array of programs and channels, such as Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, TV Land Channel and Freeform TV Channel (previously ABC Family Channel). Seeing that Tommy is a big fan of films and television shows most of his adult life, he enriches and respects talented individuals and the creative process that is involved in the making of motion pictures and films. In return, this is a reflection in the way he proficiently hosts celebrity interviews and the coverage of Hollywood events.

For me personally, I am grateful for Tommy’s positive demeanor with his approach on life and unequivocal daily words and advice he generously shares. Furthermore, I am especially thankful for Tommy, as he was one of my Editorial reviewers of my first published book of poems that meant the world to me.

Without further ado, I am privileged to have the amazing opportunity of presenting Tommy Geraci on my Arts & Entertainment Features:

Tell us about yourself?

This is always hard for me, I’m used to asking the questions but I’ve been forcing myself to get used to it more. I was always painfully shy, especially as a child. I mean, I was very outgoing around family and friends but in big crowds, even in school, I was quiet and reserved.

I really didn’t become outgoing until I discovered social media and was introduced to this whole world of events, friends, and gatherings. I have to say, sometimes the old me does try to come through to say he’d rather die than be so public but thank goodness he doesn’t win often.

I do still value my down time and can be totally happy staying home on a weekend watching reruns of the Golden Girls, Will and Grace, and catching up on TV while I clean, write, and read. I also value my time with family and friends. They keep me going, grounded, and help give me courage. Plus, I need to laugh about silly things as often as possible!

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Tommy’s NOH8 Support, Photographed by Adam Bouska

I think my involvement with NOH8 really started my journey of being more outgoing. I felt like it gave me my voice, made it OK to be ME, and even gave me a sense of responsibility to show others they can do it too.

How did you get started as an entertainment journalist?

I’ve always said, I was the kid who was pretending to co-host Entertainment Tonight instead of playing cops and robbers. I have always had a great fascination and appreciation for TV, Music, Movies, Actors, and anyone in the entertainment industry. I don’t really “fan” over people but I do value their talent and contributions.

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Brian Krause, Tommy Geraci & Holly Marie Combs

I wouldn’t really call myself an entertainment journalist, more of a blogger who specializes in entertainment. It was a natural progression from my involvement on Twitter. My favorite thing to do in the beginning was to interact with my favorite actors, musicians, and entertainers. I had toyed with the idea of doing a blog dedicated to entertainment and social good and then, as often happens, a good friend suggested I let him help me set up an official blog. A spark always becomes a fire when someone else believes in you.

From the blog and through social media, I met so many amazing people and was invited to participate in the most awesome events like the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, etc with Vanity Fair. I also developed a relationship with TV Land that I cherish. They refer to me as the ultimate Super Fan but truly, they have some quality shows that I have been privileged to see live when I’m in LA.

I have been very lucky that the progression has been so positive!

What is it like to be a red carpet reporter?

It is so much fun, so thrilling, and also very fast paced and usually HOT. Being a social media correspondent allows me to share with my community and give them a peek at what is going on through photos and videos. When I can interview an actor on the red carpet, even for a few seconds, it is surreal. I feel like I’m living out my childhood fantasy.

I am also a celebrity handler for conventions as one of my gigs so it is always so much fun to run into one of the actors I have worked with for a weekend when I’m on the carpet. It’s like seeing an old friend.

What is your most memorable moment as an entertainment journalist?

Wow, there really are so many moments and I know that sounds cheesy but it’s very true. I have met so many people that I admire and have had so many conversations in private with them. I think the private moments are the highlights and most memorable for me. The stuff I can’t share will live in my heart forever!

It’s the friendships that are most special. 

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Tommy with Rebecca Mader from Once Upon a Time at a convention in Los Angles

If I have to give a moment, I would say my very first red carpet. I covered, The One Direction Movie premiere in NYC with The Insider and Keltie Knight was the reporter who was working the event. She really was so generous with me. I wasn’t sure what to expect being the social media correspondent but she walked me through what would happen and gave me a few tips. Once I had done that one, the rest seemed to come naturally.

Which entertainer or celebrity made you speechless?

I don’t get speechless often and I don’t really get star struck. I was nervous when I met Kirstie Alley for the first time but that went away very quickly. She is just so warm, with a big heart and fun to be around.

More recently, at the Young Hollywood Oscars party, Joe Jonas made me stutter a bit. He really is good looking but really cool.

Last year on the red carpet for the Young Hollywood party during Emmys week, I believe, Jack Falahee (How to Get Away with Murder) had me a bit speechless. He’s so well spoken and his eyes are just piercing. But again, very friendly and cool.

For those who aspire to be a journalist in the entertainment field, what valuable advice may you offer them?

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Tommy with Tony Goldwyn at the Vanity Fair Emmys Panel in Los Angles

In the beginning, expect to work for free, a LOT. It takes dedication and lots of hours of networking, going to events, and dressing up, even in the heat and rain. Put your best foot forward, always. It isn’t something to get into if you just want to meet celebrities or you want to fan over everyone. It also isn’t something you can go into if you want to act like you know everyone. Never lie about who you know or what you have done. If you’ve covered an event remotely, say that. It’s easy to get caught saying you were at something you didn’t actually attend.

Also, never steal other people’s photos who are actually attending an event and say they are yours. That’s a good way to get a bad reputation. When I am covering the Emmys or Oscars with Vanity Fair, I am at a party held at a different location so I never say I am at the actual event. The venues I am at during these award shows are just as amazing and glamorous but I would never want to deceive anyone. When I am actually at an event or on a red carpet, you know I’m really there.

It is always fun but there is always work that needs to be done, you have to be professional and mindful of that.

So far, to date, what has been your most exciting moment in the entertainment field?

Again, so many to choose from. The time I covered the Golden Globes red carpet was particularly exciting. There were so many big stars like Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Rob Lowe, and just about everyone who is anyone. I got some great photos that day! Hopefully the MOST exciting is still yet to come!

Through entertainment, how do you make a difference about important issues?

Anytime you have a platform and no matter how big or small it is, the best thing you can do is to find a way to be a voice for the voiceless. Find something you are passionate about and then find ways to advocate about that. The most rewarding thing is to know you have helped someone else. I have made some valuable connections just by speaking out about being shy, being bullied, and through my involvement with NOH8. There are young people from all over the world who simply need to see other people living their truth so they know it is OK to live theirs. 

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Tommy with Adam Bouska at the NOH8 Anniversary Party in Los Angles

I tend to gravitate toward those celebrities who do the most charitable work like Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs, Kirstie Alley, Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley (NOH8 Campaign), Jack Falahee, and so many others. If you follow them on Twitter, you’ll see all the great causes they advocate.

What up and coming projects are next for you?

The very next thing I’m doing is working Dragon Con in Atlanta as a celebrity handler. Dragon Con is one of the largest conventions, not quite as big as San Diego Comic Con but pretty large! I’m not exactly sure who I’ll be working with but I always have the best time doing it!

The week after, I’ll be at NYFW (New York Fashion Week) with KYBOE Watches. It’s always fun to see the new line for the season and the parties are amazing! 

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Tommy at Facebook Headquarters in NYC- in the Instagram Room

Then I’ll be heading to LA for the Emmys with Vanity Fair again and bringing you some great coverage of the amazing panels they set up for us. I love the way they bring in people from the television industry to discuss their craft with us. I really am an entertainment geek when it comes to all of that and I’m totally proud of it!

After that I have a trip to Gail Springs (a resort in Canada) where I’ll be bringing you information on their retreats and programs. I’m excited about that because it’s all about centering and bettering yourself.

I’ll also be at the Grand Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to bring you even more spa experiences in October.

In November, I have another celebrity convention in Atlanta and also EyeCon’s Return to Tree Hill convention in Chicago.

Do you have a personal blog or site that you share with your audience?

My blog is www.Teeco71.com, where you can find the interviews I do. I try to do them pretty regularly. There are so many interesting people to talk to, I could do that 24/7.

I also have the website www.SociallyDvoted.com which I am not as good at updating these days but I’m trying to find more time for that! I would like to use that to recommend TV Shows, Movies, and music to everyone.

Of course, you can find me on Facebook & Facebook SociallyDvoted as Teeco71 and on Twitter, Instagram, & Snapchat as @teeco71.

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Tommy being dressed by Tommy Hilfiger for NYFW (New York Fashion Week)
Images  provided by Tommy Geraci and written (intro & questions) & editing by Hadel S. Ma’ayeh ©Copyright 2016, All rights reserved.

Coming soon follow up interview with Tommy Geraci … Stay Tuned!

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A personal interview about my Orthodox Christian faith and how God is part of my daily life & works with Hope and Life Press.

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To read the original article with Hope and Life Press …

Christy D. Birmingham, Writer, Poet & Author

 

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Christy Birmingham

It is not surprising to admire the strokes of a famous oil painting such as Girl with a Sunshade by famous painter, Jules Bastien-Lepage that captures powerful emotions and imagery within each stroke.

However, it is also rare to find a poet with unique style of words who expresses sensitiveness, thought provoking analogies and symbolism as fellow poet and writer, Christy Birmingham.

Christy is an author and a freelance writer residing in Victoria, BC, Canada. Since Christy’s elementary days, she has been using her creative thinking and surroundings to write poems and short stories.

The most intriguing part of Christy’s written words is her acuteness to dig deep inside her mind, heart and soul from past regressions and abuses. She magnificently takes the readers to her inner most thoughts along with sharing the beauty of nature.

I am fortunate to interview and also, delighted to introduce for my Arts and Entertainment Feature, Christy Birmingham who I personally admire both as a writer and poet.

Tell us about yourself?
Firstly, thank you for having me over to visit, Hadel! I live in Victoria, BC, Canada, where I am a writer by profession. I am so proud to talk about my career as I acknowledge it has taken hard work to get here. I work as a freelance writer; I write business articles, blogs, press releases, and web pages for companies and entrepreneurs around the globe. I am also an author and working on my third book right now. While my first two books were poetry, the next one will be fiction.

So, as you can tell, I love many kinds of writing. My admiration of the written word dates back to elementary school when I wrote poems and short stories. I have not always been full-time writing, though, and that route has involved long hours of work, missing activities with friends to meet deadlines instead, and talking to my parents about being exhausted. Of course, the wonderful moments have kept me going, as has my determination to make a living as a writer. Highlights so far in my writing career include publishing each book, having CBC come to my home to interview me, and meeting amazing creatives who live around the globe (virtually and in person).

When I am not writing, I enjoy sharing smiles with family and friends. I like to dance, read, and go for walks in nature. I am thankful in many ways and every morning I make a point to take a few moments and remind myself of it.

You are an author of two poetry books, Pathways to Illumination and Versions of the Self. Where do you get your inspiration to write your poems?
Inspiration can come from anywhere. Like many writers, I primarily draw on life experiences I have undergone. While some of these memories are hard to think about, I find the courage to tap into the difficult moments by remembering that sharing about them might help a reader someday. So, in a way, my motivation comes from my desire to help others who have gone through similar situations. By sharing tough times, I can show them that “Hey, I got through it; it wasn’t easy, but I did, and you can do it too.”

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Pathways To Illumination Quote Card

I also draw inspiration from the world around me now. So, not every poem is about the past. There are wonderful images all around, if only we pay attention closely to them. There are words to be found in nature, as I walk on the Galloping Goose trail, watching Canadian geese on the water to my right and people on bikes to my left. Inspiration is everywhere, in photos, quotes, artwork, and numerous other things. The possibilities are endless if you live in the moment and take stock of your surroundings rather than just going through the motions of getting through the day. In other words, be alive, rather than just living.

Do any of the famous poets or poems influence your style of writing poetry?
My answer is yes and no. Let me explain. While I admire certain poets and their published works, I do not find myself emulating their style of writing. Instead, I want to be my unique self, both in how I behave in life and in the writing I produce online, in books, and elsewhere. Every person is original at his or her core, and so I tap into that core with my writing. If it does not feel genuine, then you will not read it. Given that no two people are the same, my poetry will not be the same as those poets whom I like to read regularly.

As for which poets I adore reading, my top choices are Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, Robert Frost, Sylvester L. Anderson, and Sylvia Plath. It was tough to pick just five names, so please do not make me choose my favorite poems from such talented writers! There are many great ones to choose from, including Frost’s “Nothing Gold Can Stay.” Okay, there, I picked one!

Tell us about your two published books?

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Front Cover Pathways to Illumination

I will start with my first book. Pathways to Illumination tells a story in the poetic form of a woman who has recently broken free from an abusive relationship. The book touches on many topics, such as control, self-esteem, depression, and hope. The words weave around despair on one side of the coin and optimism on the other side.

 

 

The second book, Versions of the Self, features poems that assume multiple types of selves exist in the world. Each chapter looks at one kind of self, such as the singular “I” and romantic interactions between two people. The different selves relate to each other in unique ways, and the book explores the effects these relationships have on one another. 

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Versions of The Self Poetry Book Cover

How did you become an author? Share your story.
I made the jump to publishing my first book after taking an emotional fall that left me feeling hollow inside. When someone close to me suggested that I journal as a way to work through the difficult time, I decided to do exactly that, and soon I discovered that the poetic form, with its short lines, worked well for putting my thoughts to paper. As I began to write more poems, it occurred to me that sharing them might help others who were struggling with the after-effects of abuse, still in abusive situations, or coping with mental illness. Eventually, the poems became published by Redmund Productions as the book Pathways to Illumination.

Is it possible to share a sample of one of your published poems?
Yes, here is a portion of the poem “You, Colors, and Realization,” published in Versions of the Self:
You were once here.
Today, your colors fall to a wooden floor,
While I run a paintbrush under the kitchen tap
To clean the bristles and
Paint a new day,
Made of colors that I alone choose.

Where can we purchase your books?
Thank you for your interest in my two books and the interview today, Hadel! It has been wonderful talking with you. You can find Pathways to Illumination in the Redmund Productions Bookstore and Versions of the Self via Amazon.

Also, feel free to connect with me on my two blogs: Poetic Parfait and When Women Inspire.

Find me on social media too: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Pinterest

Images  provided by Christy Birmingham and written (intro) by Hadel S. Ma’ayeh ©Copyright 2016, All rights reserved.

Qasir Z. Khan, Persian Miniaturist and Painter

I had the great pleasure of interviewing Qasir Z. Khan renowned artist … Painter and Miniaturist …

Hadel Poetry Prose Arts and Storytelling

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When reading several occupations such as Visual Artist, Art Director, 1Persian Miniaturist, Designer, Art Teacher and Fashion Illustrator; but one can’t help in assuming of six individuals occupying these notable vocations.

However, all the profound titles are inhabited by one man, a man of vast talents and incredible artistic depth, Qasir Z. Khan.

Qasir is a professional artist from Pakistan who resides and works in Dubai, U.A.E. and Lahore, Pakistan. A multi-talented artists who illustrates emotional savvy through his artwork by applying everyday existence with aesthetic fervor.

Qasir’s energetic creativity is influenced by fellow Persian Miniaturist and painter, Mahmoud Farshchian who in his own right, was devoted to art and painting from Isfahan province, Iran.

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I am personally enthralled with Qasir’s unique techniques in his articulate brush strokes and in the perfection in capturing the soul in each individual artistry that is completed with…

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Qasir Z. Khan, Persian Miniaturist and Painter

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Qasir Z. Khan

When reading several occupations such as Visual Artist, Art Director, 1Persian Miniaturist, Designer, Art Teacher and Fashion Illustrator; but one can’t help in assuming of six individuals occupying these notable vocations.

However, all the profound titles are inhabited by one man, a man of vast talents and incredible artistic depth, Qasir Z. Khan.

Qasir is a professional artist from Pakistan who resides and works in Dubai, U.A.E. and Lahore, Pakistan. A multi-talented artists who illustrates emotional savvy through his artwork by applying everyday existence with aesthetic fervor.

Qasir’s energetic creativity is influenced by fellow Persian Miniaturist and painter, Mahmoud Farshchian who in his own right, was devoted to art and painting from Isfahan province, Iran.

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Loneliness and Fear

I am personally enthralled with Qasir’s unique techniques in his articulate brush strokes and in the perfection in capturing the soul in each individual artistry that is completed with passion.

I am truly honored to feature Qasir Z. Khan and for allowing me to share his innovation, ingenious enthusiasm and sample images of his beautiful artworks.

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To Live

Tell us about yourself?

I’m a professional rising Artist from Pakistan working in Dubai and Lahore. Having more than 14 years of experience in the Art World. I enjoy working with different mediums on canvas and paper; especially Oil Paint, Watercolors, Inks, Gouache, Pastels and Acrylic. I also enjoy experimenting with different forms of Art, such as Portraits, Landscapes, Compositions, Sketches and Illustrations.

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Homage to the Princess

I’m a Multi-Talented Artist who excels in the field of technology and the expression of ideas. Including Miniature Painting, inspired by Master Mahmoud Farshchian; apart from that I also produced Fresco Paintings, Interior Art, Assist in the direction of Short Advertising and other Media businesses.

What is your vision in applying your overall artwork?

I think vision is the art of seeing which is invisible for others and when I’m working I feel like I’m touching my soul.

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Desert Hawk

Qasir, you have a personalized artist statement you’ve always shared with your audience, please share this with us?

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Bestow

I was without direction. The meaning of life is hidden. My spirit was wandering around in the dark. I prayed to 2ALLAH to show me the path of truth and purity of essence. My quest ended when I put my soul in the Art World.

I’m freely using all the techniques and medium of expression to paint life imbued with love and peace. With each brush stroke I employ the old and digital gear. I display the different shades of feelings and fantasies. It’s just the beginning, only a long journey ahead to be accomplished in the Art World.

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Return to Innocence

Qasir, have you received any accolades for your lovely artwork?

-American Art Award In Human Impressionism in 2014
-First Place in Persian Miniature Art from Director General of Iran Culture Center, Lahore in 2009

In what exhibitions your artwork will be on display?

-Participate in Annual Exhibition in Dubai International Art Center
-Ramadan Exhibition at Marina Dubai Organized by DIAC
-Art Exhibition at Dubai Theater Community and Art Center (DUCTAC)
-Dubai Shopping festival Painting Exhibition
-Fine Art Exhibition by Emirates Fine Art Society at Sharjah Art Foundation
-Fine Art Exhibition at Abu Dhabi Art Hub
-Mercato Mall DSS Summer Surprises, Dubai
-Art and Fashion Events BurJuman, Dubai
-Art Fare Organized by DCC, Dubai
-Solo Exhibition Homage to the Princess at Nairang Art Gallery, Lahore
-Solo Exhibition Invincible Fashion Tycoon at Native Art Gallery, Lahore
-Group Exhibition at Ijaz Art Gallery, Lahore
-Anatomy of Images at My Art World, Lahore
-National College of Arts Open Studio Al-Hamra Residency, Lahore
-Transformation at Al-Hamra Art Gallery, Lahore
-Drawing and Painting at Al-Hamra Art Counsel, Lahore

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Cover Art and Fashion Illustrations for Signe’ Magazine (1) by Qasir Z. Khan

 

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Cover Art and Fashion Illustrations for Signe’ Magazine (2) by Qasir Z. Khan

To view and or purchase Qasir’s paintings please visit site of Fine Art America
See Qasir’s complete portfolio at Behance
Connect with Qasir on his social media platforms:
Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin
Google+
Instagram
Flickr
Pinterest

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Set Design for Nestle Corporate (1) by Qasir Z. Khan

 

 

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Set Design for Nestle Corporate Events (2) by Qasir Z. Khan
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Set Design for Nestle Corporate Events (3) by Qasir Z. Khan
HADEL’S ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT FEATURES
  1 Persian miniature is a small painting, whether a book illustration or a separate work of art intended to be kept in an album of such works.
 2 Allah is the Arabic word referring to God in Abrahamic religions.
Images provided by Qasir Z. Khan & Written & edited by Hadel S. Ma’ayeh, ©Copyright 2016, All rights reserved.

Mihran Kalaydjian, Solo Pianist & Composer

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Mihran Kalaydjian is a musical painter of spellbinding lyrics and grand compositions. He is also known by the nickname, “Mino” who is truly a musical storyteller that connects to his audience by the delightful keyboard melodies and heartwarming songs.

Born in Jerusalem, Israel to Armenian parents and raised in the United States, this provided Mino with an outlet to reflect both cultures and rhythmic sounds that emulates the diverse talents he posses.

Mino has been playing the piano since the tender age of seven and at the age of fourteen he was greatly influenced by a musical teacher, Colin Stone, who Mino calls brilliant and inspirational to his long standing musical career.

Whether playing solo or with his band Element, Mino delights his audience with charismatic music and mesmerizing words.

I am enthralled at the opportunity to introduce you to Mihran Kalaydjian and I want to personally thank…

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