Emna Zghal

Emna Zghal

Emna Zghal is a Tunisian-born, U.S.-based visual artist. Her work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Tunisia, and beyond. Zghal has received fellowship residencies and completed projects with: the Women’s Studio Workshop, the Newark Art Museum, the MacDowell Colony, the Weir Farm Trust, and the Cité Internationale Des Arts in Paris. Reviews of her work have appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Artforum, ARTnews, The New Yorker, in addition to many Tunisian publications. Her portfolio of prints, The Prophet of Black Folk, about the 9th Century African slave revolt in Iraq was acquired by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NYC. Other works are part the New York Public Library, Yale University, The Museum For African Art in New York, Grinnell College, and numerous other public and private collections in the U.S. and Tunisia. Emna has taught at Grinnell College, Purchase College, and Parsons New School of Design.

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September 30, 2012

Part of our 'For the Sake of Others' Roundtable Discussion