Teakster is a multi award-winning artist and journalist. For over a decade his work has been featured in publications and exhibitions across the USA, UAE, Europe and Asia. His online portfolio has a large global following and he is currently regarded as one of the world's leading Muslim digital artists. He regards himself as a connoisseur of cheesecake and other sweet delights. From the dark recesses of his mind he writes about current issues or topics that entertain him. Currently he provides advice or inspiration to the next generation of artists.
"As a woman living in a patriarchal society, I believe wholeheartedly in equality for women in every respect," she says.
Born in Moscow, Maryam Golubeva is a qualified English-Russian translator, teacher and artist. She talks to Teakster about her creative journey.
Noor Iskandar sees art as a philosophical investigation, dealing with social and cultural issues that are laden with complexities.
The mixed media artist and visual arts educator spoke to Teakster about the importance of arts in schools and her mediums and methods of choice.
Photography project shows the diversity of Islamic expression and how Islam is interpreted in the physical space by European Muslims.
This rising artistic star in the United Arab Emirates comes from an eclectic background and creates art that is attracting a lot of attention.
For a long time, mixed media artist Kelly Izdihar Crosby has been championing the Islamic arts circle online.
Are you pondering a career in the creative industry? You might want to think twice, writes Teakster.
Budding artists, designers and illustrators may feel tempted to take on unpaid projects, but this practice does far more harm than good. Teakster tells you why.
Advice for designers just starting out in the industry, and also experienced designers who want a boost to their career.