Zahra Ahmed, ‘Decoding’, 2016, CMA: Benefit Auction 2017

Zahra Ahmed
Zahra Ahmed is a mixed media artist, educator, and administrator. She received a BFA in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University and an MA in Art Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. By developing a tactile relationship with a material and decoding imagery, she explores how its form can transform in unexpected ways. She wants not only to be surprised by a material, but also by viewers’ experiences and interactions with the work.

Image rights: Courtesy of the artist