Helen Zughaib

Helen Zughaib is a painter and multimedia artist whose work comments on Middle East diaspora and cultural identity, and creates an important dialogue between Arab and American cultures. Zughaib was born in Lebanon and lived primarily in the Middle East and Europe before coming to the United States to study art. She graduated from Syracuse University with a BA in Fine Arts (1981).  Her art is in the collection of many institutions worldwide, including the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the White House, Washington, D.C., the Library of Congress, and several U.S. embassies abroad in connection with the Art in Embassies Program.  She has won eleven awards from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and has spoken abroad about art diplomacy at the invitation of the US Department of State.

 

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