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The Art Of Arabic Calligraphy
October 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm$90
With Elinor Aishah Holland
Enter the flow of beautiful Arabic script with traditional tools and methods for writing. This workshop welcomes participants from all walks of life to appreciate the majesty of the Arabic script style Thuluth. Holland is one of only four North Americans to carry her certification. Don’t miss this opportunity to study visual masterpieces, and try your hand at their beauty. Holland engages participants in the rich cultural, historical and modern contexts of this classical form. New and continuing students are welcome! Supplies provided. $90 Space is limited. Please note tickets will NOT be sold at the door.
Elinor Aishah Holland is one of only four North Americans to receive the Icazet (license) in the rigorous Ottoman School of Thuluth and Nashk Arabic calligraphic scripts. Holland is the only artist among her contemporaries to work with equal discipline in Arabic and Latin scripts. Her clients include the Smithsonian Institute, US Department of State, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has exhibited at King Fahd Qur’an Conference, Sharjah and Kuwait Biennials, New York Islamic Arts Kadim Sanatin.