This print is 22'' x 22.''
Ala Ebtekar is an American-based visual artist who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ebtekar is known primarily for his work in painting, drawing, and installation that explores the juncture between history and myth, forging a multi-faceted project that melds Persian mythology, science, philosophy, and pop culture together. Ebtekar was a resident artist at the Stanford University Paris Studio in 2006, an Imprint Artist in Residence at the San Francisco Center for the Book in 2008, and a resident artist at the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica in 2009 through the VIsions from the New California Award, a project of the Alliance of Artist Communities in partnership with the James Irvine Foundation.
This piece of art was selected to be part of the "Justice Matters" exhibit, a joint project of the Middle East Children's Alliance, Alliance Graphics, and the Berkeley Arts Center. The collection was first exhibited in 2005 and includes the works of the following artists: Ayed Arafa, Jesus Barraza, Eric Drooker, Ala Ebtekar, John Halaka, Mildred Howard, Lisa Kokin, Rafik Majzoub, Toxqui Perez, Jackie Salloum, Josh Short, Christine Wong, Holly Wong, and Jos Sances.