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Dec. 11

Joseph Badalpour: Stained Glass Artist

When people visit the Assyrian Cultural Foundation’s Ashurbanipal Library, they always admire the gorgeous stained glass window near the back entrance. Who is the artist behind this beautiful piece of artwork? It is none other than the Assyrian Cultural Foundation’s Fine Arts Director, Joseph Badalpour. Joseph Badalpour is one of the few people who creates […]

Mar. 04

ACF Art Competition Winners

Talented Assyrian artists from across the world participate in our annual Art Competition. Each year, Assyrian artists are invited to submit original pieces in any two-dimensional medium, excluding photography. Art submitted to the competition is reviewed by an independent panel of expert jurors to ensure a fair and balanced judgement process. Prizes are awarded to […]

May. 17

2019 Fine Arts Competition

The 2019 AUAF Fine Arts Competition for International Assyrian Artists gives Assyrian visual artists worldwide at any stage of their careers the opportunity to promote their work and enhance their careers. This year’s theme is Enlightenment. Assyrian artists are invited to submit original pieces in any two-dimensional medium, excluding photography. Art submitted to the competition […]

Aug. 27

2018 Art Competition

The 2018 AUAF Fine Arts Competition for International Assyrian Artists gives Assyrian visual artists worldwide at any stage of their careers the opportunity to promote their work and enhance their careers. This year’s theme is Awakening. Assyrian artists are invited to submit original pieces in any two-dimensional medium, excluding photography. Art submitted to the competition will […]

Feb. 23

Assyrian artist Paul Batou reveals his favorite painting

Revered Assyrian artist Paul Batou is known around the world for his unique paintings that capture the beauty and the sorrow that defines the Assyrian experience. The California-based Assyrian artist will be in Chicago next month for the opening night of his solo exhibition at the Studio Gallery at AUAF: Poems & Colors. We spoke […]