Columbia College Chicago, 2009, BFA
Dalia Amara is an American-Jordanian artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York with a practice based in photography, while utilizing elements of sculpture, drawing, and performance. Amara received her MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York, and her BFA from Columbia College Chicago. Her work uses the domestic space or photo studio as a staging ground for sites of trauma, desire, and banality. She has been featured in Paper Journal (UK), YET Magazine (CHE), Art F City, and The Art Newspaper. Amara has most recently participated in "Skin Dips," a two-person exhibition with Florencia Escudero at Selena Gallery in New York.