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KUWAIT CITY, July 10: The Reconnaissance Center for Research and Studies, in cooperation with the United States Embassy in Kuwait, will hold a week-long art exhibition for American women painters, starting on Monday, July 21, at the ‘Den Gallery’, reports Al- Seyassah daily. The center said in a press statement that this exhibition, the first of its kind, constitutes a window on paintings by American artists that were loaned to the exhibition for the first time under the patronage of the US Ambassador to Kuwait Alina Romanowski, in order to provide the interested Kuwaiti public with the opportunity to be exposed closely to the prominent artists and their private works in the process of artistic and cultural exchange which has always been a dominant feature of Reconnaissance Center’s cooperation with the US Embassy since its inception in 2019.
The source pointed out the American artists participating in the exhibition are Monica J. Paisley, Sarah Benveno, Amy Kaufman, Laura Napoli, Emily Payne, Ramona Sakistua, Alicia Scardita, Karen Schulz, J.D. Welburn, in addition to Zahra Marwan, who migrated to the United States from Kuwait in the late nineties, reviewing the achievements of female artists and their paintings. For his part, the founder and CEO of the center, Abdulaziz Al- Anjari, said: “At the Reconnaissance Center, we are keen to shed light on art and culture, as well as politics and the economy with the countries with which we have official diplomatic relations.”