Islamic Art Exhibit

July 15th, 2009 by admin Leave a reply »

Islamic Art is perhaps the most accessible manifestation of a complex civilization that often seems enigmatic to outsiders. Through its brilliant use of color and its superb balance between design and form, Islamic art creates an immediate visual impact. Its strong aesthetic appeal transcends distances in time and space, as well as differences in language, culture, and creed.”                                                                                 

Dr Linda Komaroff, Associate Curator of Islamic Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Islamic Art Exhibit, a non-profit Group invites the Bay Area Muslim Community to
participate in the 2011 Art Exhibition based on the theme:
Artists are invited to create original artwork based on any of the selected verses from the
Qur’ an (provided on the Theme page).
The theme for children’ s art, are the verses from Yusuf Islam’ s song,
Full time and Sunday Islamic Schools can submit artwork of 10-20% of the school’ s
strength depending on the number of entries they receive. Home schooled, Public and
Private school students are also welcome to participate individually.
Please check out the Eligibility Rules for an acceptable piece of visual art. Islamic Art
Exhibit reserves the right to reject any artwork, which does not fulfill the Eligibility
This is non-juried exhibition. All participants of eligible art pieces will receive a
Certificate of Participation.
“ Legacy of Qur’an: Message of Peace”
“A is for Allah …



2014 Islamic Art Exhibit: “Women in Islam”


Saturday, April 5 | 5-7pm | SBIA: 2345 Harris Way, San Jose

Guest Speaker: Preston MetCalf, Chief Curator for the Triton Museum, Santa Clara

Exhibit Time & Hours:

Date: April 5 – April 28, Every day from 9am to 9pm
Reception & exhibit are free and open to the public.  







Call to Artists 2014


Submission Deadline: March 23, 2014

Late Fee: March 16 – 23 : $40
For scheduling Submissions after March 15,  please call 510-676-5357
or email:

Submission of Art Work:

Date: March 15, 2014
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Submission Fee: March 15 : $30
Place: South Bay Islamic Association, 2345 Harris Way, San Jose CA, 95131




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