Exhibiting Artist Talk Simeen Farhat

Thursday, Feb 25, 2021

Artist Simeen Farhat, whose work is currently on display in The Gallery at UTA, gave a gallery talk about her work on Thursday, February 25 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. The talk was live streamed on YouTube Live at https://youtu.be/2mjoMUgqKDM

Using text as the starting point, Farhat creates artworks that “explore the space where language emerges as shapes.” Inspired by literary works in several languages, her brightly colored dimensional wall pieces and sculptural objects from cast urethane resin and acrylic engage the viewer “where thoughts meet the substance of sight, of line, of object.”

Simeen Farhat received her MFA from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. Her work has been collected and exhibited worldwide including solo exhibitions in England, India, Pakistan, Switzerland, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the UAE. In the United States, she has shown in numerous states including New York, Arizona, California, Illinois, Florida, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Texas. She was invited to participate in an exhibition at the 2015 Venice Biennale, “In the Eye of the Thunderstorm: Effervescent Practices from the Arab World” curated by Martina Corgnati. She has also participated in several artist residencies and been the recipient of numerous awards. She is represented by Cris Worley Fine Arts, Dallas.