Very happy to share that well known art historian Peter Selz ( former Curator of MOMA New York and also founder of Berkeley Art Museum https://arthistory.berkeley.edu/person/1786359-peter-selz) Visited my studio last month..
My works are lyrical, spiritual, figurative, and calligraphic. My paintings reveal stories of unity in diversity, peace and joy, celebration of life, and women and dancing whirling dervishes. Whether in paintings or sculptures, the faceless figures in my work represent the universal oneness of all humanity. My calligraphic work attempts to celebrate the same message of universality spread through verses in Arabic calligraphy and in the poetry of Rumi. Read More
Salma Arastu Studio 2547 8th Street Studio #37 Berkeley, CA 94710