Sonia Brewin

Sonia Brewin / Practising artist / Skilled arts manager. A life-long passion for the arts, with twelve years in Dubai. Works are held in institutional and private collections including HRH The Prince of Wales and the BBC Trust. A UCL graduate - BA Painting The Slade UCL [Slade Prize Winner 2002] and MA Museology UCL Qatar [Research focus - Material Culture and UAE Heritage]. BTEC Central St. Martin's and PGDip The Royal Drawing School. Twenty years of drawing and painting teaching includes Virginia Commonwealth University Doha / Heriot Watt University Dubai and UK schools Rugby / Pangbourne / Harrow / The Royal Drawing School and numerous private students. Her Arts management projects include directing the Doha Drawathon in collaboration with Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art / The Museum of Islamic Art / Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum. Management of national education programmes for touring exhibitions includes programmes for Deutsche Bank Art Collection and The British Museum in Dubai, curating SIKKA Art Fair and founding the Public Education programme for Art Dubai. Sonia Brewin is the co-owner of the Alserkal Design Studio and Gallery SVENM.


Selected Artworks

Opening Hours

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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