I wanted to write about Gailani Art & Art Retreats. He has been featured in many local papers and has been getting loads of publicity recently, but I am mentioning him because I think he has added something special to the Muscat area which has affected many positively. One might say he has really 'put himself out there'. Gailani has a vibrant persona who feels the human spirit deeply and is always energizing the room.
He has started 'Art Retreats' which now take place at the Citi Season hotel in Muscat on Saturdays. A self-proclaimed, self-promoted artist with a 'day' job, Gailani's efforts have really brightened up the 'developing' art scene in Oman. A little initiative goes a long way, and it's good to see a nice mix of people given an outlet to explore their creative sides.
You can find out more at his FB page or his video below: https://www.facebook.com/GailaniArt?fref=ts