Chie Nakano

Born and raised in Japan, Chie moved to Madrid in 2006 to pursue a career as a professional artist. She studied drawing and painting at the Artium Pena Art Academy and became an active member of Madrid’s Circulo de Bellas Artes where she acquired training in the human figure. In 2011, Chie continued her studies with Amaya Gurpide and subsequently Jordan Sokol, where she learnt the sight-size method, a particular technique harnessing harmonious proportion, tonal composition and contour to construct realistic drawings with great accuracy and intense detail. Chie is a member of Tashkeel where she continues her artistic practice at Tashkeel–House 10, Al Fahidi. She believes the diversity of Dubai is an inspiration and continues to capture the beauty of different ethnicities, cultures and beliefs. She last participated in Made in Tashkeel 2019.


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Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba
Nad Al Sheba 1
Temporarily closed for renovation

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