Industry: Culture and society
Born in Saudi Arabia, Hend Al Mansour originally moved to Cairo to pursue a career in medicine. Her subsequent move to the US saw her embrace her love of art and she obtained a Master of Fine Art from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Al Mansour’s work focuses on representing Arab women and she has now become best known as an installation artist and a skilled silkscreen painter. Her next exhibition, a two-woman show titled Great Mothers of Islam, will be held in Minneapolis, US.