Lana Khayat is a Lebanese artist, currently based in Dubai. She exhibits in New York, London and
across the Middle East. She held her first solo exhibition in 2022 and her work is represented in
several prestigious private collections. Throughout her career, she has also collaborated with
leading international institutions including the Guggenheim Museum. Lana holds a Bachelors in
Design from the American University of Beirut, and a Masters in Fine Arts from the School of
Visual Arts, New York.
Lana traces her artistic lineage to her great-grandfather, Mohamad Suleiman Khayat, who
contributed to the creation and restoration of traditional Syrian Ajami rooms. His work is
showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Shangri La Museum of
Islamic Art, Culture and Design in Hawaii. Growing up in a family of unique artistic talent had a
profound influence on Lana, ultimately choosing art as her form of expression, as her forefathers
Lana has developed an exceptional artistic direction. From her perspective, nature offers music to
those who are truly willing to lend an ear. As an introvert, she has found herself more fluent with
Mother Nature than Mankind. Her art describes the free-flowing journey of her conversations with
the wilderness; each tone and stroke overflowing with meaning beyond human script or language.