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Posted On: 1 June 2015 07:35 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:15 pm

Grand Hyatt Doha launches “THE CORRIDOR”

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Grand Hyatt Doha partners with locally-based, Australian artist, Pip Hoy to launch “The Corridor” concept to support the local art community in Qatar. This new exciting initiative by Grand Hyatt Doha supported by the Hyatt Thrive initiative, offers a unique gallery space for locally based artists who wish to exhibit their work to the Doha public as well as international visitors alike.

After a successful solo show hosted by the Grand Hyatt Doha, Pip was invited to partner with the hotel as their art consultant and curator for The Corridor. Amongst a range of talents, Pip offers a unique mix of business acumen and creative finesse. She believes in the benefits of fostering a grass-roots arts scene and hopes that The Corridor offers a unique opportunity to locally-based artists.

Grand Hyatt® Doha is proud to support such an initiave and, in return, the local Doha community, as part of our Hyatt® Thrive initiative,” said General Manager Christoph K. Franzen. “I believe that corporate support for local events is vital to ensure the local community and the business within it literally thrive. Hyatt's global corporate responsibility platform, Hyatt Thrive, begins at home – in the neighborhoods and communities we serve. Hyatt hotels globally are making significant impacts in their local communities throughout the year through the Hyatt Thrive pillars which are Environmental Sustainability, Economic Development & Investment , Education & Personal Advancement and Health & Wellness.”

The first event of the Corridor will be the Summer Exhibition 2015 made up of a group exhibition curated by in-house art consultant, Pip Hoy who will be supported by the Summer Exhibition selection panel, consisting of the following:

- Noha Belhaj - Marketing Communications Manager, Grand Hyatt Doha

- Pip Hoy - Artist / Art Consultant / Curator, The Corridor

- Annette Wendling-Willeke – Manager Outreach and Community Education, VCU-Q

- Jacqueline Wein - Historian / Blogger, Tokyo Jinja

- Natascha Asselstine - Entrepreneur / Interior Design Consultant, Nelson Park Property

- Husni Tawil – Graphic Designer, Grand Hyatt

The Corridor calls upon all artists who would like to participate in this landmark event and take part in the Summer Exhibition for an opportunity to display their artworks.

For more information, kindly contact [email protected]