My Solo Exhibition “Clothes from the Past” at artspace

My solo exhibition, "Clothes from the Past" at the Helena Davis Gallery, Artspace in Richmond was a great opportunity for me to reach out to the East Coast with my historical dresses. I also gave a talk at the opening of my solo exhibition "Clothes from the … [Read more...]

My print “Today I was with Picasso” is on display at the Susquehanna Art Museum

Identity Spectrum Exhibition at the Susquehanna Art Museum is about perspectives on the expression of gender In the elegant space offered by the the Susquehanna Art Museum, works by 22 artists curated by Dr. Christine Filippone, are being displayed as a group show titled "Identity … [Read more...]

Overwritten Scripts – Prints on Women’s Rights

“Overwritten Scripts" is a set of prints I created on women’s rights with the intent to emphasize the inequality that exists based on socio-cultural norms rather than Islamic principles, which regard men and women equal in humanity. Each print speaks of a specific right a woman … [Read more...]

How Meditation Affects Art

I attended a program called "The Art of Being Human" to find out how meditation affects art at the Shambhala Mountain Center in the Red Feathers Lake area of North Colorado. The retreat which was financed by a fellowship program offered by the Hemera Foundation.  The experience of a … [Read more...]

Philanthropic Art Installation for Children

I would like to share with you a philanthropic art installation of a crane I made for for the children in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen. Today I am starting my fundraising. Even if you could make a small donation through my fundraising page you will make a big difference. As of today I am at … [Read more...]

Art Installation: The Stage for the Performance of My Artwork

My Art Installation: The Stage for the Performance of My Artwork I installed an art installation at the historical Dole Mansion near Chicago. Two of the art installations were historical, one was a photography exhibition and one was a visual and audio exhibit. Before starting to set up my art … [Read more...]

Blog

In this art blog I will be sharing my art inspirations, stories during art installations and my efforts on raising awareness with my art Click here  if you would like to receive a pdf version of any these blog posts and indicate which one   À LA MODE What is the Project? I am … [Read more...]

My bronze sculpture Pagliacci

MY SCULPTURE PAGLIACCI Pagliacci is a beautiful opera by Leoncavallo on the tragedy of a jealous husband.  It recounts this tragedy as a commedia dell'arte troupe: There is a play within a play: "the troubles of Pagliaccio". I love the way Luciano Pavarotti performed it in … [Read more...]

Time

TIME In 2016 I created another series with the theme of ”Time”. This series was intended to motivate the viewer to be more present and aware.  It consisted of 11 bronze sculptures inlaid with gold, which is a Japanese concept of treating breakage as part of the past of an object, it is … [Read more...]

Journey of a Thousand Years

JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND YEARS The series I created in 2014 titled “Journey of a Thousand Years” includes 11 figurative bronze sculptures and an installation piece. With this series I intended to inspire the viewers to know themselves better.      The installation piece … [Read more...]