'Saudi Women in The Arts' ignites intense debate

Yahoo! Maktoob News - More than 30 Jeddah art aficionados and cultural cognoscenti gathered at the US Consulate General on Monday for a panel discussion on the topic of "Saudi Women in The Arts."

The gathering, part of the ongoing public affairs series "Friends of The Arts," presented the work and perspectives of artist/scholar Dr. Lina Kattan, painter/professor Samiah Khashoggi and photographer Suzan Iskandar. Lina Kattan, a graduate in Islamic Art Education from King Abdulaziz University and a PhD in Visual and Performance Arts from Texas Tech University, presented selections from her recent projects.

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