Umer Butt


Umer Butt is the founder and director of Dubai-based contemporary art gallery Grey Noise. Spearheading a programme that promotes conceptual art.

Umer (b. 1979) is a graduate of the Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of Arts, London, UK (2003) prior to which he received a degree in Fine Art with a major in Printmaking at the National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan (2001).

About Grey Noise, Dubai

Grey Noise, Dubai represents art practices with a focus towards contemporaneity, and an emphasis on distinct, often experimental content. Not limiting itself to geographical representation, the gallery exhibits both emerging and established artists who demonstrate a defined conceptual premise in their oeuvre.