The Art Of Arabic Script: Letter By Letter
Name: The Art Of Arabic Script: Letter By Letter
Date: October 5, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
The Art Of Arabic Script: Letter By Letter With Elinor Aishah Holland Enter the flow of beautiful Arabic script, learning one letter at a time! Traditional tools and methods for writing and instruction will be introduced, allowing participants from all walks of life to appreciate the majesty of the Arabic script style Thuluth. Through an ongoing study of beautiful visual masterpieces, Holland engages participants in the rich cultural, historical and modern contexts of this classical form. New and continuing students are welcome! Elinor Aishah Holland is one of only four North Americans to receive the Icazet (license) in the rigorous Ottoman School of Thuluth and Nashk Arabic calligraphic scripts. Holland is the only artist among her contemporaries to work with equal discipline in Arabic and Latin scripts. Her clients include the Smithsonian Institute, US Department of State, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has exhibited at King Fahd Qur’an Conference, Sharjah and Kuwait Biennials, New York Islamic Arts Kadim Sanatin.