26 March at 17:00– 19:00 in PDT Panelists: Emmanuel Montoya, Art Hazelwood, Sharon Siskin, Rene Yanez Moderators: Pamela Blotner and Elizabeth Addison Following the opening reception for "Crossing to Safety," the curators, Pamela Blotner and Elizabeth Addison, have coordinated an artist panel to further discuss activism through the arts. Read More at http://abramsclaghorn.com/?page_id=1594
So That You Know Each Other Intercultural Reflections on Art, Beauty, and Islam This program, presented on December 6, 2015, explored historic and contemporary approaches to Islamic art, from perspectives both within and outside of Islam. The guiding concept of the program was interculturality. When people from two different cultures first meet, they cannot [...]
Cultural commentary in color, words and form characterize the solo exhibition of Salma Arastu at Peninsula Museum of Art. The exhibition opens on Sunday January 17 and continues through April 10. The reception will be held on opening day from 2 to 4 pm.
We’ve never had such a diverse group of people visiting the museum, says the Rev. Terrence Dempsey. “It’s the first exhibition we’ve had where people have asked to buy the art.” Dempsey is the director of the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, on the campus of St. Louis University. MOCRA, in the words of its mission [...]
This program will explore historic and contemporary approaches to Islamic art, from perspectives both within and outside of Islam. The guiding concept of the program is interculturality. When people from two different cultures first meet, they cannot help but consider each other from within their own cultural frameworks and biases. Read the entire article from [...]
Prayer for peace: Calligraphic artist Salma Arastu’s MOCRA works aim to build bridges between faiths
How does calligraphic artist Salma Arastu bring peace to her paintings? On Friday's "Cityscape," Arastu and Terry Dempsey, the director of Saint Louis University's Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, discussed her recent exhibition with host Steve Potter. Listen it here below: Your browser does not support this audio element. Read the entire article here: http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/prayer-peace-calligraphic-artist-salma-arastu-s-mocra-works-aim-build-bridges-between-faiths
Lyrical paintings of Salma Arastu | September 30 to December 11 @ Multicultural Center | University of California Santa Barbara | October 20th Opening | Phone Number: : (805) 893-8411 | http://mcc.sa.ucsb.edu/
MOCRA's upcoming exhibition features the work of internationally exhibited artist Salma Arastu... September 13 - December 6, 2015 | Free public opening reception with the artist | Sunday, September 13 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
One Successful Female Entrepreneur’s Story in Girl in Paris Salma Arastu Berkeley artist with Expanstion of the universe painting Salma Arastu Berkeley artist with Expanstion of the universe painting Meet Salma Arastu, a successful female entrepreneur who overcame adversity, challenged the norm and followed her dream of being a businesswoman in the United States. It is a pleasure [...]
Very happy to share that well known art historian Peter Selz ( former Curator of MOMA New York and also founder of Berkeley Art Museum http://arthistory.berkeley.edu/person/1786359-peter-selz) Visited my studio last month..