Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Living With Endangered Languages In The Informative Age

LIVING WITH ENDANGERED LANGUAGES IN THE INFORMATION AGE Curators: Hanna Regev 2nd Sat Reception: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm Exhibition Dates: Jan 7, 2015 to Jan 31, 2015 3rd Thursday Artist Panel Discussion: Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm Including CREATIVE STATION, free all-ages art activities in our Classroom. Gallery [...]

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Solo Exhibition by Salma Arastu

Salma Arastu Celebration of Calligraphy Solo Exhibition by Salma Arastu Curated by Preston Metcalf at Triton Art Museum August 16 - November 16, 2014 Reception: Friday, August 22, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95050 (408) 247-3754 www.tritonmuseum.org Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; [...]

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You Are Woven Like A Tapestry

You are not alone in this world You are woven like a tapestry A million threads combined.... If a single thread is pulled The beauty of the pattern is damaged If a single knot is opened Nature’s balance is disturbed There is a purpose for each color Each stitch is measured Designed with love and [...]

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Pen Women Artists Group Show

Hayward Arts Council presents The Art of PEN Women Art: Believe/Achieve Show John O’Lague Galleria Show dates: November 21, 2014 to January 15, 2015 Reception: Friday, Dec.5, 5:30 to 7:30 pm Pen Women Artists: Charlotte Severin Pallavi Sharma Leona Nichandros Natica Angilly Barbara Spanskie Salma Arastu Kazumi Cranney Evelyn Glaubman

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Disappearing Alphabets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co753bCNVM8 Disappearing Sindhi Scripts inspired me to create these paintings with Arabic and Hindi alphabets. Colorful, textured and moving these alphabets represent the Sindhi culture which is full of life and survival spirit. Disappearing Alphabets pay homage to my parents who migrated from Sindh Pakistan to India in 1947 carrying the faith and fearless spirit [...]

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Nature and Motherhood

It is all about Nature, Nurturing and Mothers Nature created mothers to nurture the offspring Who turn into men, animals or birds….. I observed this morning immigrant birds sitting at the shore Watching the baby birds flying in circles and Returning to them and then taking a flight off again! Mother birds were teaching The [...]

By |December 7th, 2014|Flow of Thoughts|1 Comment

Lyrical Lines Of Art And Spirituality – Zilong Wang

Lyrical Lines Of Art And Spirituality --Zilong Wang, on May 25, 2014 Life, to her, is a series of blessings; She, in return, blesses life with her gifts of art. A woman, Hindu, Muslim, artist and mother -- her journey has been a lyrical, continuous line connecting faiths, art forms, and hearts; From [...]

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East Bay Community Foundation

Today, I am thrilled to share with you that East Bay Community Foundation has recently awarded me Individual Artist Matching Grant for the amount of $5,000 again this year to create a new painting series “Unity of Symbols and Sacred Words.” These new works will become an artistic endeavor to help audiences understand the common [...]

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أعمال الفنانة سلمى راستو… المعنى التصوفي في الحروف العربية

أعمال الفنانة سلمى راستو... المعنى التصوفي في الحروف العربية السبت,19 تشرين الأول 2013 الموافق 14 ذو الحجة 1434 هـ من لوحاتها تستلهم «سلمى اراستو» من الحركة الفراغية الموجودة في الحروف العربية أفكارها الابداعية في النحت والرسم، والاعمال التركيبية الابداعية حيث تتولد الرؤية الذاتية من موضوعية الخطوط الايقاعية، المتناغمة مع المعنى التصوفي في الفراغات [...]

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Who Wrote The Book Of Love? Rumi Did! – Aslan Media

Who Wrote The Book Of Love? Rumi Did! Published on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 12:42 Category: Art at Aslan Media For over 35 years, Salma Arastu’s art has been a celebration of both the human spirit and the human form. Anyone who strolls into the artist’s cozy Berkeley studio is immediately greeted by dozens of [...]

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