The Faith in Art exhibition at Craven Museum & Gallery showcased 10 contemporary British artists specialising in Islamic art. It showcased calligraphy, geometry and arabesque, alongside embroidery, miniature and abstract paintings, fabric printing, and wood, papercutting, and three dimensional artworks.
Artistic Jihad was a competition held by the University of Arts, London, to find the best UK Artist 2011. The 4 judges comprised of Peter Sanders (Photographer), Muhammad Ali (Arabic Aerosol), Ruh Al Alam (Visual Dhikr) & Soreya Syed Sanders (Art of the Pen).
With the WW1 centenary, war and conflict as a main strand in all their work, the creations include four lyrical compositions with music accompaniment titled Together, We Fight, We Stand, We Are by renowned artists Rob Green and Christella Litras to the wooden sculptures and carvings of newly established Qashif Masud where in the work Brotherhood his use of wood of varying species from throughout the world of varying colours and textures incorporating calligraphy is used as a metaphor for the human race to be as one.