Tonny Holsbergen – A Day in Oman

It was a pleasure to catch up with the artist Tonny Holsbergen after probably two years.

Artist Tonny Holsbergen and Two Drummer Boys
Tonny Holsbergen and Two Drummer Boys

Her art exhibition in Bait Muzna Gallery ‘A Day in Oman’

Tonny Holsbergen glass Face Mask
Tonny Holsbergen glass Face Mask

not only includes Tonny’s beautiful paintings of Oman but glass sculpture of Bedouin Face Masks and Omani Khunjars.

Artist Tonny Holsbergen Exhibition Invitation
Tonny Holsbergen Exhibition Invitation

For me this rounded off what could be a Dutch themed week,

Dutch Pancakes
Dutch Pancakes

as earlier I visited ‘Festival City’ in Dubai and enjoyed Dutch Pancakes, smaller than the English equivalents and a little less sweet (as I always swamped mine with sugar – and lemon to tone down the sweetness a bit). Both these memories of Holland will be remembered when Queen Beatrix pays a State Visit to Oman early in 2012.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4