Maha Malluh (b. 1959) is a Riyadh-based artist. Born in Jeddah, Malluh lives and works in Riyadh, London, and Vienna. Malluh is greatly influenced by her spiritual connection to the historic region of Najd, with its strong religious and cultural heritage, colorful patterned fabrics, and old Najdi architecture, all elements that greatly influence her art.
Maha had her first solo Capturing Light, Gallery O, Riyadh (2007) and has exhibited in numerous international events, including several Edge of Arabia exhibitions, The 57th Venice Biennale (2017); Saatchi Galerie London (2016); Art Basel Unlimited (2014); Hauser & Wirth, London (2013); the British Museum’s Hajj exhibition (2012); and the Institut du Monde Arabe Paris (2012 & 2014). Maha is included in a number of collections, including Abu Dhabi Louvre, Abu Dhabi; Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi; The British Museum, London; Tate Modern, London; Center Georges Pompidou, Paris; SFMOMA-Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; The MAC Museum, Vienna.