Visual Artist in Residence, 2019
Rashwan Abdelbaki is a Syrian visual artist based in New York, and a former visual artist in residence with the New York City Artist Safe Haven Residency Program. His work explores questions of racism, religion, and politics. Abdelbaki has been featured in solo shows at Metropolitan College Of New York, George Mason University and Syra Arts Gallery. Additionally, his work has been featured in group shows at the Queens Museum, the Museum of Korean American Heritage, Equity Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation for The Arts, ArtExpo New York 2018, Noyes Museum of Art, Montoro12 Contemporary Art Gallery, Cape Town Art Fair 2019 and other shows in Vermont, London, South Korea, Damascus and Beirut. He is a former Artist Protection Fund fellow.