Reem Alshaikh Self Portrait

Bio

  

Born in Muscat, Oman, Reem moved to the US to pursue her undergraduate and graduate education. Her interest in the arts and photography began when she was a young child ignited by her art teacher and her passion for observing the world around her.  After spending years raising her children, with a camera by her side, Reem continued to pursue her life long dream of becoming a professional photographer and embarked on the journey she started as a young girl. In 2011, she chose photography as a full time career opening the soon to become the most successful portraiture studio in Oman.  Beside being self taught, Reem has taken numerous in-person and online  workshops and seminars by world renowned photographers to further master her art.  In 2016 she changed focus to concentrate on Fine Art photography.

Her fine art photographs have been exhibited in selected group exhibitions between 2012-2018 and her photographs were part of Bait Muzna's Gallery collection.  Reem is a member of the Photographic Society of Oman (PSO) and her work is included in private collections in Oman, Canada and the USA. Reem was an annual visiting lecturer to the Photography Department at the Higher College of Technology in Muscat, Oman for the academic year 2012 and 2013.  She is currently preparing a body of work for a future exhibition.