THE SYRIAN EXPERIENCE AS ART

Exhibiton organized by Castleton University, Rutland, Vermont, USA

CHRISTINE PRICE GALLERY
Fine Arts Center, Castleton University
45 Alumni Drive, Castleton, Vermont, USA
August 29 – October 14, 2016

THE CASTLETON GALLERY ANNEX
104 Merchants Row, Downtown Rutland, Vermont, USA
September, 2016 – January, 2017

“The Syrian Experience As Art” is an exhibition representing the work of twelve Syrian artists who seek to express their individual and varied responses to the devastation of their country. This is an expanded exhibition, showing in two of Castleton University gallery spaces.

One of the artists, Khaled Youssef, will be joining the exhibition via Skype to discuss his work and facility a Q&A session.

The exhibition will be accompanied by two essays by Khaled Youssef:
– “Syrian Women Artists: The Artistic Revolution of Roses”
– “Syrian Contemporary Art: A 70-Year Evolution”

Featuring work from twelve Syrian artists:

Photography: Issa Touma, Khaled Youssef, Dani Hasrouni / Digital Arts: Julie Nakazi, Khaled Akil, Bassam Alemam, Omar Shammah, Tania Al Kayyali, Amr Fahd, Ayham Jabr, Humam Alsalim & Rami Bakhos

Curators:
– William T. Ramage, Castleton University, www.castleton.edu/arts/art-galleries
– Khaled Youssef, SYRIA.ART – Association pour la Promotion de l’Art Contemporain Syrien, syriaartasso.com   

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