I think of painting as an intimate choreography between mysticism and meditation. My goal is to share and capture the joy of zikr, Sufi wayfaring, and the tranquillity of meditation in all my work. Ideas of peace and balance maneuver between the ecstasy and blossoming that comes with a connection to the One. For that reason, I paint loosely and intuitively, as well as with the special care that Islamic miniature requires. As both a spiritual teacher and student, my art is a personal journey towards the perfection of the soul. My paintings are at once an arena and laboratory for my mystical inclinations, as well as the endless journey towards knowledge of presence. I pay homage to the Prophets, Sufi Sages, saints, and teachers of ancient and universal truths: I owe my practice to their guidance, but most of all, I am grateful for the work they have done in bringing us this gift from God.