Rev. Maggie Oman Shannon
Creativity and Politics: Bringing Awareness Through Art
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Kinda Hibrawi is an acclaimed artist who has worked on various projects with organizations including the U.S. State Department and UNICEF. She co-founded and helped develop Karam Foundation's Innovative Education programs and jointly ran these education programs every six months for displaced Syrian refugees on the Syrian-Turkish border until December 2015. Prior to that, she was recognized as an internationally known painter in Arabic Calligraphy, using her artwork to bring awareness to nonprofits in Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria and local charity work for children with cancer. A Syrian-American artist who grew up between Saudi Arabia, Syria, Bahrain, Lebanon, and the United States, Hibrawi’s original artwork is sought by collectors worldwide and is currently exhibited in group and solo shows across the U.S. Find out more about how creativity and politics can intertwine in this fascinating interview!