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Middle East Art Consultant

Art Consultant in the Middle East

Artelier, a premium art consultancy serving the Middle East, offers comprehensive services for a diverse range of clients including hotels, villas, corporate entities, and public spaces. Specialising in contemporary art including Middle Eastern contemporary art, we are deeply involved in curating and providing expert advice in key locations such as Dubai, Riyadh, AlUla, and Manama.

Operating from both the UK and the Middle East, our consultancy services focus on close collaboration with designers and architects, catering specifically to the needs of our Middle Eastern clientele.

Our extensive range of services includes:

  • Conducting site visits

  • Collection management

  • Providing artwork advisory and investment guidance

  • Carrying out market research

  • Sourcing contemporary artworks

  • Facilitating artist commissions

  • Supervising artwork development

  • Managing artwork logistics and installation

Artelier has a proven track record of delivering exceptional art consultancy services throughout the Gulf Region, covering various sectors including hospitality, residential, corporate, and public domains. Our projects played a pivotal role to the art scene across the GCC nations, including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, and Jordan.

Guide to Art Consultancy Services

Curating Art for Projects

As art consultants for the Gulf Region, we consider the unique context of each Middle Eastern art project. By evaluating the space and conducting in-depth art market research, we develop services with acute industry knowledge of the art market and the arts in general.


The selection of contemporary art are in a range of mediums, and are promising art investments for Middle Eastern clients. Our art consultants recommend locations for contemporary art, oversee all shipping and art installation of the collection, and ensure excellent presentation. 

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Art Commissions in the Middle East

With extensive experience – such as delivering art consultancy in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh – Artelier is accustomed to commissioning a piece of art that is customised to the project, and creates impact. 


Artelier overseeing the commissioning process to develop personalised artworks for Middle Eastern clients. After developing concepts and sourcing artists, we develop artworks, conduct studio visits, managing shipping and art installation. We ensure artworks meet the client's ambitions for the art project. 

Art Installation & Logistics

With technical expertise in fine art shipping and art installation for Gulf region countries, Artelier's art consultants provide end-to-end project management. This includes specialist knowledge of installing large-scale art, and complying with safety standards. 


All art collections in the Middle East are provided with custom fixings and framing, ensuring premium presentation. Our fine art framing consultancy offers an extensive range of custom art frames, including solid metal frames and oak frames with natural finishes, providing refined presentation of artworks in interiors.

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Our Approach to Art Consultancy for the UAE

1. Understand the client's vision 

Consult private clients, developers and designers in the Gulf region on themes for artworks, and suggest ideas for art.

2. Contextual art research 

Extensively research the artworks' context, curating themes for art and sourcing options for the Middle East art collection.

3. Identify key locations for art

Survey design plans of Middle East art projects to establish key locations for art outdoors and in interiors, and curate art placement.

4. Develop an artwork strategy

Create a detailed proposal for artworks for the Middle Eastern art project, including concepts for custom art commissions.

5. Commissioning artists

Source and collaborate with contemporary artists on custom commissions, tailored specially for the GCC art project.

6. Art project management

Oversee all aspects of delivering the art collection, including managing art commissions, art shipment to the GCC and team liaison.

7. Art installation, presentation & art framing

Devise art presentation solutions, including fixings for artworks, integrated lighting for art, and custom art framing.

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A Range of Artwork Types

  • Contemporary Paintings

  • Bespoke Wall Murals

  • Custom Art Installations

  • Sculpture Commissions

  • Public Art Sculpture Commissions

  • Sculptural Vases & Accessories

  • Interactive Art

  • Exhibition Displays

  • Feature Wall Art & Finishes

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Art Consultancy for Varied Contexts

  • Art for Residences

  • Art for Villas

  • Art for Corporate Spaces

  • Art for Hotels

  • Art for Public Spaces

  • Art for Gardens

  • Art for Yachts

  • Art for Aircraft

  • Art for Palaces

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Art Consultancy in GCC

Selected Interiors Projects

Dubai, UAE – Art Consultancy & Custom Commissions for TECOM

Manama, Bahrain – Art Consultancy for 5* Hotel 

Dubai, UAE – Art Commissions for Hotel Embassy Suites

Eaton Place, London – Art Collection for Triplex Apartment

Amman, Jordan – Art Consultants for Private Villa

Time Warner, New York – Custom Sculpture Commissions

Belgrave Square, London – Art Consultants for Private Residence

Muscat, Oman – Art Consultants for Private Villa 

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia – Complete Art Collection for 5* Hotel

Courchevel, France – Painting Commission for Private Chalet 

Belsize Park, London – Custom Art Collection for Residence

Selected Outdoor & Public Projects

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Sculpture Commission for Garden

Qatar – Art Consultancy & Commission for Sculpture Garden

Spetses, Greece – Personalised Garden Sculpture Commission

London, UK – Lobby Art Commission for Recycling Company HQ

Maida Vale, London – Art Commission for Development

Birmingham, UK – Art installation for retail centre

Dubai, UAE – Sculptural Seating Installation for Plaza

Nice, France – Interactive Installation for Seafront Promenade

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Art Commissions for Private Garden

Maida Vale, London – Art Commission for Development

Manama, Bahrain – Art Installation for Office Lobby

Discover All Art Consultancy Projects

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Work with Us

"I had the pleasure of working with Artelier. Their work demonstrates intelligent thought processes and remarkable creative abilities with a clear understanding of a Clients Brief. David was personally involved and I found him to be very collaborative, open to challenges and extremely easy to work with. He truly listened to what we wanted and went through humps to achieve the desired result."

Nadia Shafiq, Omniyat

Dorchester Collection, One at Palm Jumeirah Dubai

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