- City, State: Oakland, CA
- Geographic Location: North America
- Age: 30
I'm an artist pursuing a career as a fine arts museum curator. www.tessmariewhite.com
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The environment, affordable healthcare, crime reduction/prevention, supporting artists and making the arts a priority in our communities.
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Can art act as a catalyst for social change? In the United States, where freedom of expression is protected by the first amendment of the Constitution, New York-based artist Sheryl Oring encourages U.S. citizens to take advantage of that freedom with her ongoing performance piece I Wish to Say.
To many in the Western world, the wearing of the hijab, or veil, by Muslim women is a mysterious and controversial tradition. Artist Georgina Choueiri--born into the Lebanese Civil War and raised in Beirut, the United States and Spain--was also intrigued by the custom.
In her series of luminous paintings and murals titled, The Veil, Choueiri explores the view from inside out and outside in.