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    Nazrene is an Artist located in Atlanta, GA.  Her interdisciplinary work is rooted in her studies of Photography, Video and Sculpture at Florida State University.  Much of her work is drawn to the gaps between mental health and societal normalcy. Personal in nature, her work is also reflective of both her mixed-race, as well as, her Palestinian-American identity, addressing the turmoil in the West Bank. 

    Her studies in sculpture inform both her use of double exposure photography to build narratives from emotions and moments, as well as her canvases of acrylic built up with layers of paint dipped paper. Nazrene continues her search for the unidentifiable through exploration, observation, and experience.

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Exhibition//Publications//Awards

 EXHIBITIONS

Aug-Dec 2014// The Blanket Story Exhibition for the Columbia Art Gallery at Columbia University/ New York, NY

Oct 2018// Inner Home In Our Home Exhibition for the All Saints Culture Club/ Tallahassee FL.

Nov 2018// Investigating Identity Exhibition for the Phyllis Straus Gallery/ Tallahassee FL.

Sep-Oct 2018// Southern Exposure Gallery/ Tallahassee FL.

May 2018// Emotion Exhibition for the Phyllis Straus Gallery, Tallahassee FL.

Jan2021// Insurrection Exhibition for Sol Art Collective, Atlanta GA

Jan 2022//Speaking Through My Hands Online Group Exhibition for Women United Art Movement,UK

Winter 2022// Postcard Pin Up Group Exhibition for MINT Gallery, Atlanta GA

 

PUBLICATIONS

Spring 2019// "FSU Artists" Center for Participant Education Catalog

Summer 2020//Refresh Magazine, Online

Fall 2020// Solidarity: International Virus of Dehumanization, Alter Work Studio, Online/Print

Fall 2020// Inverted Syntax, Online/Print​

Fall 2020// Wild Roof Journal: Works of Resistance, Online/Print

Fall 2020// Waxing & Waning: Inside Outside & Observation of mental self, 

Fall 2020// About Place Journal: Works of Resistance, Online/Print

Fall 2020// Dark Side Collective/Feminist Art Museum: A New Normal, Online/Print

Fall 2020// Mainline Magazine, Print

Fall 2020// Composition of Color, Online

Fall 2020// Strawbry Jean Magazine, Online

Fall 2020// Refresh Magazine, Print/Online

Spring 2021//After Happy Hour, Print/Online

Spring 2021//Potted Purple Issue 09, Print/Online

Fall  2021//IN PARENTHESES, Print/Online

Fall  2021//Beaver Magazine, Print/Online

COMMISSIONS

Winter 2022//Album Cover for Lee Baines and Glory Fires, Don Giovanni Records, Atlanta GA, Featured on Rolling Stones Magazine  https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/lee-bains-new-album-interview-1316167/ 

Winter 2022// Painting for Laura Monterio Fashion Designer at Fit For A Queen, Atlanta,GA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

(Reviews/Articles/Catalogs/Interviews)

Fall 2021//The Spoken Message, Podcast Interview  https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=ZK403tJVzQ8

AWARDS

Ann Kirn Award. Florida State University.2019