In this exhibition each artist takes a verse from the Quran and illustrates it through calligraphy, painting and other art forms. The artworks are a variety of mediums from traditional calligraphy to digital media and ceramics and stained glass. Opening event: Meet the artists Saturday, January 16, 1:00. Main Library, Koret auditorium. March 13, 1:00, Calligraphy demonstration with artist Arash Shirinbab, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room. Co-sponsored by Islamic Art Exhibit, www.islamicartexhibit.com and the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, Zaytuna College, Council on American-IslamicRelations, Ziya Studios, South Bay Islamic Association, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California and Center for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theologicial Union.
*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.