Size: 8"W x 8"H x 0.75"D
Year Created: 2015
Ready to Hang
Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist" narrates the journey of a shepherd, Santiago, to pursue his dreams. Once he encounters the beauty of Fatima, he is distracted as he discovers, for the first time, the value of eternal love. She is beautiful and is certain of Santiago's return for her, as she urges him to continue his journey and find his treasure.
Mariam Bakheet is a debut artist, originally from Basra, Iraq, currently residing in Los Angeles, California. She has recently received her Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is working on continuing her education. She incorporates her academic studies into her art. Anthropology is the study of various aspects of humans within societies of the past and present. These humanly aspects contain depth and dimension that motivates her to artistically represent them within her personal space.