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Front Row Center: Humaira Abid

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join KUOW’s Arts and Culture reporter Marcie Sillman as she reveals the truth behind the creative process and offers a glimpse into how and why an artist creates work.

This Front Row Center lecture covers artist Humaira Abid’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States, Searching for Home. Abid is known for her bold and symbolically rich wood sculptures and miniature paintings. The subjects of her work tackles the cultural norms, gender roles and relationships in both her native Pakistan and adopted home of the United States. Searching for Home features the personal narratives, stories and portraits of refugees in the Pacific Northwest, and the socio-cultural themes of immigration, families and women.

 

Featured image: Humaira Abid, ‘Portrait no. 3’, 2017