An accomplished and unconventional artist who is constantly inspired by her muse Oman. She has challenged artistic inhibitions and continues to explore new frontiers for her self-fulfillment and in pursuing her artistic mission and quest. Alia sees the intrinsic beauty in all things and relishes the experience of bringing out the true essence of diverse materials, which explains French poetry in her paintings to Cambodian textiles, Omani artifacts and coins. Weaving these into a harmonious story relying on her spiritual side and admiration for the philosophies of Sufism
She has held solo exhibitions in Tokyo, Dubai, Paris, Seoul, Brussels, and has exhibited at Venice Biennale in addition to over 20 countries. Her works include large-scale paintings, objects, furniture and installations. Her work has been auctioned at Christies and is displayed at Museums including the Arab World Institute in Paris.
She is also the recipient of numerous awards. She obtained an MBA from Bedfordshire University and has explored graphic design at Central Saint Martin. An active participant in social media, she sees the potential of using these new media frontiers for spreading her message to art connoisseurs around the world.