Amal Amer is a California-based Yemeni-Lebanese multi-media artist. Their work explores the tension between rootedness and movement in diaspora. Focusing on queer communities of color, their work explores the the possibility of collective transformation of trauma into healing through fantasy and performance.
Location: Stockton, CA
Exhibitions and Awards: Recently an artist in residence at the Wassaic Project, New York. They have been featured in LESTE Magazine, MILLE World, them, and have shown work in Los Angeles, Paris, Massachusetts, and Philadelphia.USC Roski Gallery, LA, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, La Mutinerie, Paris, Karl E. Weston 1896 Prize for Distinction in Art, Frederick M. Peyser Prize for Painting.
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Color Shift Moonlight offers warmth, wet and dry brush, an exploration of emotion and transformation through cycles. The piece’s colors gently ground while encouraging imaginative spectrum of hues and feeling.