About Lamia Abukhadra

Lamia Abukhadra is a Palestinian American artist based in Minneapolis. She uses her interdisciplinary research-based practice as a platform to challenge harmful dominant narratives which perpetuate acts of violence and ethnic cleansing in Palestine and the MENA region. Lamia graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in interdisciplinary studio art in 2018. Her work has been exhibited in Minneapolis at Waiting Room, the Quarter Gallery, Soo Visual Arts Center, Yeah Maybe, and the Katherine E. Nash Gallery and in Chicago at Unpacked Mobile Gallery. Lamia is a 2018-2019 Jerome Emerging Printmaking Resident at Highpoint Center for Printmaking. Notable projects include The Wall, a temporary public art installation supported by the Soap Factory’s Rethinking Public Spaces program in 2017.