Talk: Thursday, June 20 at 4pm
Join Gallery 102 and artist Sobia Ahmad for an artist talk on Thursday June 20 at 4:00 pm. Forgoing the typical lecture-style artist talk, Ahmad will be leading guests throughout the gallery, unpacking the work on view, and fielding questions from the audience. All are welcome to attend. The gallery is ADA accessible. No registration required.
Sobia Ahmad, born and raised in Pakistan, moved to the United States at the age of fourteen. Highlighting the inseparability of the self and larger power structures, her interdisciplinary work dissects how social, cultural, and political forces shape personal narratives and community experiences. Ahmad’s work been reviewed in several major publications such as Al Jazeera English, The Washington Post, and The Huffington Post and has been included in multiple collections. She has exhibited internationally— including at the Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles and Queen Mary University in London. Recently, she was awarded an artist fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center and is the 2019 recipient of the yearlong Next Generation/Sanctuary Artist Fellowship at VisArts in Rockville, MD.
Gallery 102 is located at 801 22nd St. NW.