February 5, 2021


by Emily Gruz - Jalya Writer

Maryam Chebli is an Edmonton based artist, specializing in Islamic abstract canvas's. Her brand goes by the name of 'Custom Arts' and you can view her beautiful paintings on Instagram. She offers custom designs of your liking that can fit any space of your home! Be sure to check her out!

When did you start your business? Was there something/someone who inspired you?

Custom Arts was established in May 20th of 2018, with the objective to satisfy clientโ€™s expectations through affordable customized designs.

Would you say you reached all of your goals since you started or do you have more to achieve?

Being an entrepreneur means you are a leader & contributor in various ways, which conveys to the fact that your goals are in fact ceaseless and limitless.

What are the ups and downs when dealing with the Arab community?

My work is handmade therefore long hours of precision, corrections, layering etc. are dedicated to every single piece. Aside from that, I truly adore every minute of dealing with the Arab community since it stems from my deep passion for art, specifically Islamic themed paintings.

What would you changeย if you had to do it all over again?

If I had to go back in time and do this all over again, I would not change anything.

What challenges has Covid-19 brought to you and your business and how did you overcome them?

Art is unbounded therefore it can be purchased at any point without the worry of Covid-19 restrictions.


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