Visual Art

“I had to live my life as I saw it.”

COMING OF AGE IN MISSISSIPPI, Anne Moody

Aboudaken | Visual Art

Aboudaken | Visual Art

Aboudaken My work dissects dominance, aggression and power dynamics through the lens of a culturally-enforced binary system. The Middle Eastern fem confronts pressure from both Western and Arab culture. There are rigid expectations enforced upon Arab femmes from both...
Killer | Visual Art

Killer | Visual Art

Killer The perpetrators of three separate mass shootings in Killeen, Texas, chose the Herstal 9 mm for their massacre. This military-issue weapon is commonly available in Killeen, an Army town deep in the heart of Texas, where men and military-grade weapons are...
#MeToo | Visual Art

#MeToo | Visual Art

Oil, Acrylic, Mixed Media Medusa was a victim, but we don’t remember her as that. Individuals who are sexually assaulted and raped are not the ones to be blamed. The texts within this piece are all taken from news reports, individual accounts, and tweets talking about...
Affordable Housing | Visual Art

Affordable Housing | Visual Art

Killeen, Texas, is a town split into two. The original, old part of the city that was once a cotton and railroad town, but abuts the military installation and sacrificed itself to serve it, sits next to the old strip where pawn shops and liquor stores line the highway...
Portal | Visual Art

Portal | Visual Art

Acrylic2018 This is a painting depicting a female entity holding the portal open to a parallel dimension. I painted this as a challenge to push my creativity and imagination. I utilized a bunch of random objects and set up a massive still life, which I could...
Blue Magnolia | Visual Art

Blue Magnolia | Visual Art

Blue Magnolia This is a manipulated photograph. After publishing three novels, I turned to making pictures seven years ago when I began to experience vision problems that prevented me from reading or writing except for very brief stretches. I fell in love with the...