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01.08.2021

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Ceramics

About

Rifat is a visual artist based in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Her journey into the arts started at a very young age, drawing inspiration from her travels. Her creative practice is informed by the visual and symbolic language of geometry, gestural abstraction, and nature. She has always been drawn to geometric shapes in particular for their mathematical insights, their sensorial, metaphysical as well as spatial dimension. She works with different mediums depending on what comes organically to the work.

Her artwork has been featured in the Profound Patterns book published by UK publisher Wooden Books UK. She has also done illustrations for a children’s book Floating Words about water and climate change supported by Arts Council UK. She is an active member of the local art community where she regularly exhibits her work, conducts art workshops, and is involved with community outreach programs.

Exhibits

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

  • Pattern Exhibit, October 2022, curated by Cecilia Andre
  • March Open Exhibit, 2022, juried by Gage Brenda.
  • July Open Exhibit, 2021.
  • Line by Line, March 2021 juried by Jordann Wine.
  • Feast Exhibit, November 2020 juried by Anki King.
  • Open Exhibit, October 2020 juried by Raymond Padron.
  • Petite, December 2019.
  • Open Exhibit, October 2019.
  • The Zeitgeist Exhibit, 2019 juried by Zoey Frank.

Capital Hill Art League, DC

  • Parallax Exhibit at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Gallery, curated by Carolina Mayorga - October 4 - November 4, 2022
  • CHAL members show at Frame of Mine Gallery, October 30, 2021 - January 8, 2022
  • Words Matter exhibit at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Gallery, October 23 - December 4, 2021.
  • Happiness Exhibit at Frame of Mine Gallery, May 1 - June 19, 2021.
  • Renew, Refresh, Revitalize Exhibit April 5 - July 5, 2021

Fairfax Art League, Fairfax, VA

  • September/October Exhibit, Kathryn Higgins Gallery, Fairfax

Projects

Workshops/Outreach Programs

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