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The Flow of Humanity

September 16th, 2010 This article originally appeared on September 16, 2010 in The Island. Michele Ellson, editor. Salma Arastu stands in the Regina K. Stafford

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The Calligraphic Art of Salma Arastu

“Painting Prayers: The Calligraphic Art of Salma Arastu” opened September 13 at Saint Louis University’s Museum of Contemporary Religious Art  (MOCRA) and closes December 6.

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The Lyrical Line

I have always believed in moving lyrical line that emanates from my soul. As a child I used to doodle and draw for hours as

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Dance

  One day while walking along the Bay I found three Palm frond branches calling me From behind the bush Though the fronds were dry

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Passion for Oneness

My passion for oneness and my dream to bring all together was seeded in me since my childhood. My family was originally from Sindh, Pakistan.

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Motion, Myth & Mystery

In my search to find my identity, after arriving in the United States, the new paintings that started emerging on my canvases were “Myth and

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Current Crisis

The Year 2020 has been eventful.  I have created many works that have been inspired by current events. I call these series Current Crisis:2020  

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