mixed media; 10×10″, image 6×6″
Note: Even though this art piece does not qualify as a traditional print, an exception was made to include it in the show.
“This City Square is devoted to the cries of freedom. The songs and music of freedom transcend upwards to the heavens. Deaf statues are seen talking of freedom. An Iraqi girl raises her country’s flag for freedom. People from all over the world desire Freedom and Peace.”
ARTIST BIO: Zuhair Shaaouni lives in Venice, FL. He is an American of Iraqi origin, who has chosen to live in the United States of America for decades now. Iraq, his country of origin, a land saturated with ancient history and influenced greatly by giant civilizations, such as the Babylonians, led him to become a craftsman and a painter. After receiving a degree in Fine Arts, Zuhair became an art teacher in the city of Baghdad. He has participated in many International Art Fairs and Art Galleries in Canada, Egypt, Czechoslovakia, Washington D.C., and Florida.