Zeinab Saab

b. 1990 Dearborn, Michigan; lives in Portland, Oregon

 

Zeinab Saab is a multimedia artist, printmaker and book artist  based in Portland, Oregon. Their work focuses on Arab/Islamic symbolism, the study of the history of bookmaking within Islamic art history, and re-contextualizing narratives and philosophies pertaining to life, death, and the afterlife within Islam.  

 

Their work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in San Francisco, St. Louis, Detroit, New York, California, Dubai, New Mexico, and Hawaii among other places, and is held in several permanent collections, including Emory University, The Bainbridge Museum of Art, Zayed University in Dubai, the Arab American National Museum, and the University of Iowa’s Special Collections Library. Saab completed their MFA in Printmaking at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL in 2019.

 

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