18. February, 2024

HARMONY IN BLOOM - PLANT, PAINT & COFFEE Event celebrated Nature.

Dubai: Global warming presents a daunting challenge that demands urgent action, and one of the most effective ways to combat its devastating effects is by working hand in hand with nature through planting activities. Moreover, planting activities offer a powerful opportunity to engage communities, foster environmental stewardship, and empower individuals to take tangible steps towards a more sustainable future.

In a world grappling with the urgent challenge of global warming, harnessing the power of nature through planting initiatives emerges as a crucial strategy. By fostering a deeper connection with the earth and embracing sustainable practices, we can mitigate the impacts of climate change and pave the way for a greener, more resilient future. So we decided to emphasize the crucial role for artists to play in improving our planet’s health and stability through a paint and plant live event. An event supported by The UN Environment Programme, Ecosystem Restoration, with National Geographic, and RAK Nature Treasures, Art4you Gallery through Coffee Art Marathon decided to indulge in a harmonious fusion of creativity and botanical beauty.

Throughout this event, Art4you explored the multifaceted benefits of plants, discovered how to plant a tree, and discussed ideas to inspire to work with nature. Titled the event - "HARMONY IN BLOOM! , this art event was celebrated on 16th Feb 2024 at The Green Revolution Dubai, a place sustainability meets nature. In collaboration and support from The Green revolution Founder - Bhumika Maniya , who is committed to social and environmental activities, Art4you planned an activity " wooden coaster painting" with artists.

Set against a backdrop of lush foliage and vibrant blooms at The Green Revolution Dubai, this unique event celebrates the harmony between nature and creativity, with a delightful twist inspired by coffee theme. Interactive Views from the corporate sustainability partner and venue – The Green Revolution, all can engage in interactive showcase of plants and know more on eco-friendly practices to nurture your indoor oasis and promote sustainability. It was a day filled with planting, coaster painting workshop and coffee-inspired creations with planters, we explored the boundless possibilities of artistic expression amidst the soothing ambiance of our botanical sanctuary. Whether you're a coffee connoisseur, an aspiring artist, or simply seeking a moment of tranquillity amidst nature's embrace, our "Harmony in Bloom" event promised to awaken the senses and ignite the passion for both art and the natural world.”, says Curator Jesno Jackson.

As we work with nature to restore balance to our planet, each plant becomes a symbol of hope and resilience in the face of global warming, reminding us of the transformative power of collective action and the profound interconnectedness between humanity and the natural world. Plants restore degraded ecosystems, and implementing sustainable land management practices. By sharing gardening anecdotes, and exchanging painting tips and forging new friendship, we Art4you and The Green Revolution welcomed all creatives to this community event. Attendees discovered the therapeutic joys of plants with the expert sustainability mentor, Bhumika Maniyar. She guided us through the process of planting the green companions.

15 artists joined us in this vital mission as we work hand in hand with nature to safeguard our planet for generations to come. Together, let us plant the seeds of change and cultivate a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Participating artists were Alia Amin Abdulkarim – Pakistan, Mehboobeh Shahnavas – Iran, Maria Komal Abie – India, Fatima Ghandour – Syria, Mahum Shoaib – Pakistan, Alzbeta Znemenska – Czech Republic, Shakiba Rabiei – Iran, Jesno Jackson – India, Ashwini Gawade – India, Nafisa Haroon – India, Aliyeh Mohammad Barazandeh – Iran, Lina Abdolhamid – Iran, Zainab Ghandour -Syria, Aya Mahmoud Ezzat – Egypt, Anila krishna Kumar – India

H. E Laila Rahhall officially inaugurated the event which was graced by the presence of eminent personalities Mr. Tariq Al Salman – Founder RAK Nature Treasures, Mr. Ali Alzakary – Founder Qahwa World & Ms. Rana Alzakary – Editor Qahwa World. Jesno & Bhumika also expressed their gratitude to the Coffee Brand Support Partner Gostoso Coffee and media partner DXB24Live, Apurbo for supporting this sustainability event.

Highlights of the event were:

  1. Planting: Discovered the therapeutic joys of planting as our expert sustainability mentors will guide you through the process of planting your green companions.
  2. Live Painting Session: Unleashed the creativity onto coasters under the guidance of our talented art instructor. The lush foliage and vibrant blooms of the boutique inspired the masterpiece as artist explored various painting techniques and express your unique artistic flair.
  3. Interactive Views from Venue: Engaged in interactive showcasing of plants and learned more on eco-friendly practices to nurture the indoor oasis and promote sustainability.
  4. Networking: Enjoyed the serene ambiance of the boutique and connected with fellow nature enthusiasts and art lovers. Shared gardening anecdotes exchange painting tips and forged new friendships in our welcoming community.
  5. Elevate the green lifestyle and artistic endeavors with The Green Revolution as our corporate sustainability partner - for Coffee themed event with coffee mug planters customized on the theme and artist painted on wooden coasters.
  6. Coffee Brand Support - Gostoso Coffee.

Coaster painting, overlooked as a simple artistic activity, actually played a significant role in promoting sustainability. Art4you Gallery were happy to organise such an incredible sustainability and nature event with The Green Revolution. 

About Art4you Gallery: Art4you was founded by Jesno in 2009 and since its establishment in the United Arab Emirates in 2016, the gallery has developed into a diverse hub with the goal of fostering artistic exchanges between the UAE and other nations in order to develop and specify community-based art initiatives. Our goal is to support artists by providing a creative environment for them to live, work, perform, and exhibit in. Art4you Gallery inspires artists and links them to the community for mutually beneficial results. Currently, we have over 800 artists from 70 different countries. For over a decade, Art4you has been hosting events of this kind, and they are still going strong. www.art4yougallery.com


About The Green Revolution LLC.
The Green Revolution is a vision, it is a commitment. A vision to nurture ourselves through cohabitation with Nature. It is a commitment to our children and the coming generations that we be environmentally more responsible in order to ensure that they inherit an environmentally sustainable world.

"At The Green Revolution, we go beyond offering beautiful plants; we're dedicated to enhancing your well-being through nature. Our thoughtfully curated selection of high-quality, globally sourced plants not only transforms your living spaces but also brings a myriad of health benefits. Experience improved air quality, reduced stress, and a connection to nature, all while contributing to a greener planet. With our commitment to eco-friendly practices and personalized customer care, The Green Revolution is your destination for cultivating both a healthier home and a sustainable lifestyle.", says the Founder Bhumika Maniyar. www.thegreenrevolution.ae