Category: Drawing and Painting

Dearborn Open Mic Featured Artist – “You have my heart” Motherhood Sketches Series by Nada Hassan

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Dearborn Open Mic Presents Special Program of Poetry and Art for Mother’s Day this Wednesday

Dearborn Open Mic is brought to you by the Arab American Center for Culture and Arts and Dearborn Blog, and is sponsored by W Institute, W Design and Development, and Freethinking Society. Next program will be MC'ed by Rewa Zeinati, editor in chief and founder of Sukoon magazine, and one of the organizers of Dearborn ...

Dearborn Open Mic – Rowaida Omar Reflecting Through Her Art

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Podcast: Dearborn Open Mic English 4-17-19

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ARAB AMERICAN MUSEUM EXPLORES CONCEPTS OF “HOME” IN WINTER/SPRING SEASON

Current exhibition The Far Shore inspires exploration of diaspora and displacement via music, film, visual art, dialogue Palestinian band 47SOUL stops in Dearborn on its first North American tour Dearborn, Mich. (Jan. 31, 2019) – A home is much more than just a building to live in. It’s the land of one’s birth; a newly ...

Artist Paul Zenian Exhbition Opens September 7 / Discusses Work September 27, 6 to 8pm

Dearborn, MI – Renowned artist Paul Zenian and a sample of his wide-ranging body of work will be celebrated at Dearborn’s Padzieski Art Gallery in the exhibition “Paul Zenian: Overview” which opens Friday, September 7 with an artist’s reception from 6pm to 8pm. The show runs through Wednesday, October 3 and showcases some of the ...

Why Did Apple Pick Daniel Johnston’s “Story of An Artist” for its Ad?

Daniel Dale Johnston (born January 22, 1961) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and visual artist who is regarded as a significant figure in outsider, lo-fi, and alternative music scenes. Most of his work consists of cassettes he recorded alone in his home, and his music is frequently cited for its "pure and childlike soul". Johnston ...

Hadi Eldebek on Why Must Artists Be Poor? and Grantpa

https://www.ted.com/talks/hadi_eldebek_how_artists_contribute_to_the_economy_and_how_we_can_support_them?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare The arts bring meaning to our lives and spirit to our culture -- so why do we expect artists to struggle to make a living? Hadi Eldebek is working to create a society where artists are valued through an online platform that matches artists with grants and funding opportunities -- so they can focus ...

ART INSTALLATION ASKS VIEWERS TO HELP REVIVE UNIVERSITY OF BAGHDAD FINE ARTS LIBRARY

Iraqi American artist transforms grief over cultural loss into a call to action Concurrent presentations in Dearborn, Mich. and Taiwan Dearborn, Mich. (Nov. 16, 2017) – During the invasion of Iraq by a U.S.-led coalition in 2003, the College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad lost its entire library to looters who set ...

GenEd: The Roads Not Taken

Doctor. Lawyer. Pharmacist. Engineer. If all else fails, be a teacher. "It is concerning—if not blatantly outrageous—that an entire community’s sense of accomplishment boils down to these narrow, shallow, and utterly invalid standards of success."