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  • Contribute now to support NYC Artist Residency and new film by Egyptian filmmaker Aida ElKashef
    Contribute now to support NYC Artist Residency and new film by Egyptian filmmaker Aida ElKashef

    Posted: Jun 19, 2018

    Contribute now to help support July artist residency in NYC for Egyptian Filmmaker Aida ElKashef Support Aida's work on "The Day I Ate The Fish": the feature documentary revisits stories of women behind bars in Egypt’s infamous women’s prison, Al Qanater, convicted of murdering their husbands.

  • ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Shabnam Yousefian
    ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Shabnam Yousefian

    Posted: Dec 10, 2017

    Shabnam Yousefian was born in Tehran, Iran in 1982. She started drawing and painting at age seven and pursued oil painting professionally at age sixteen under the supervision of a prominent instructor. After graduating high school, Shabnam capitulated to social expectations and attended Azad University in Tehran to study Microbiology. However, she continued painting and […]

  • ArteEast Presents the 2017 Online Benefit Auction on Al Bahie
    ArteEast Presents the 2017 Online Benefit Auction on Al Bahie

    Posted: Dec 8, 2017

    ArteEast is pleased to announce the launch of our 2017 online benefit auction, hosted on the Al Bahie platform. The auction, featuring 29 works of art by artists from the Middle East and North Africa and their diasporas, will provide major support to ArteEast’s programs to support contemporary creative expression in the MENA region, including […]

  • George Mason University Presents: One Eye Open: Paintings by Rashwan Abdelbaki
    George Mason University Presents: One Eye Open: Paintings by Rashwan Abdelbaki

    Posted: Oct 10, 2017

    George Mason University is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings by artist Rashwan Abdelbaki from October 16, 2017 – December 2, 2017. An artist’s reception and gallery talk will take place October 25th, 5-7:30 p.m. Abdelbaki was an ArteEast-sponsored Artist-in-Residence from January-September 2017, in partnership with the Institute for International Education’s Artist Protection Fund. […]

  • ArteEast Opportunity: Artistic Director Position
    ArteEast Opportunity: Artistic Director Position

    Posted: Jul 29, 2017

    ArteEast is pleased to announce a search for an Artistic Director to help lead our grassroots, but wide-reaching efforts to promote the artists and contemporary arts of the Middle East. We are seeking an energetic, part-time Artistic Director to lead the organization into a new phase of public outreach and growth. This is a high-profile […]

  • ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Osmancan Yerebakan Interviews Sumeshwar Sharma
    ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Osmancan Yerebakan Interviews Sumeshwar Sharma

    Posted: Apr 05, 2017

    In February, Aicon Gallery opened its doors for Seed for History and Form—Tebhaga, a group exhibition organized by Sumesh Sharma, presenting works by a roster of international artists. The exhibition includes works by Amadou Badiane, Richard Bartholomew, Jyoti Bhatt, Biren De, Haren Das, Aurélien Froment, Laxma Goud, Somnath Hore, M. F. Husain, Mohammad Omar Khalil, Rachid […]

  • Trump’s travel ban denounced by curators and artists
    Trump’s travel ban denounced by curators and artists

    Posted: Feb 24, 2017

      Institutional leaders say such restrictions would have grave consequences on exhibitions, research and the future of cultural exchange Artists, curators and leaders of top US museums are anxiously awaiting President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration—and they are prepared to vigorously protest against the new administration’s isolationist policies. The latest order, which was being […]

  • ArteHub: Artist Talk with Rashwan Abdelbaki
    ArteHub: Artist Talk with Rashwan Abdelbaki

    Posted: Feb 22, 2017

    Join us Thursday, March 2nd at the Metropolitan College of New York for a talk with ArteEast Artist-in-Resident Rushwan Abdelbaki.

  • ArteEast Sponsored Artist Alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet selected to feature at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library
    ArteEast Sponsored Artist Alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet selected to feature at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library

    Posted: Oct 25, 2016

    ArteEast congratulates our residency alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet for being among the artists whose work will be shown at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library! In a collaboration with Galerie Janine Rubeiz, the Foundation presents "Bitasarrof", an exhibition that gathers the work of 55 renowned Lebanese artists, launching Saturday, October 15th and on display through Sunday, November 13th.

  • ArteEast-Sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci named Recipient of 2016 Odeabank O’Art Prize
    ArteEast-Sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci named Recipient of 2016 Odeabank O’Art Prize

    Posted: Sep 27, 2016

    ArteEast is pleased to announce that our Summer 2016 sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci has been named as the winner of Odeabank’s O'art Art Prize for 2016. Odeabank, a subsidiary of Lebanon’s Bank Audi, established the prize as part of its mission to support the work of outstanding young artists.

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