Sarah and Liz talk with artist Rema Ghuloum about overcoming great loss, and the importance of art in the face of tragedy. Trigger warning: this episode contains some conversation about addiction, mental illness, and self-harming.
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About Rema Ghuloum
Rema lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. She received her BFA in Drawing and Painting from California State University, Long Beach in 2007 and her MFA from California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2010. Rema has been the recipient of multiple grants including the Davyd Whaley Foundation Artist-Teacher Grant in 2020, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 2018, the Esalen Pacifica Prize in 2012, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in 2010. Rema’s work has been reviewed in Art Forum, Hyperallergic, CARLA, the Los Angeles Times, Fabrik, among others. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at venues like Emma Gray HQ, Edward Cella Gallery, Et Al. Gallery, Hawthorn Contemporary, the Cue Art Foundation, Torrance Art Museum, and Arka Gallery in Vladivostok, Russia. Her work is included in the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Works on Paper Collection at the Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco.
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