‘Resistance’ by Layan Qaimari

As a Palestinian, this painting encompasses my people’s culture and resistance and I want to share a powerful and moving message that Palestinians are not just their struggle but their resistance to that struggle.

Layan Qaimari, 2021

About the Artist

Layan Qaimari is a 17-year-old Palestinian American with a passion of sharing her culture and religion through art. Layan is a student in Apex, NC and enjoys creating and sharing her art with the community through selling art and auctions. You can find her on Instagram at @art.by.layan

About the Series 

This art is part of Muslim Women For’s commitment to sharing the stories of our community members. Stay on the look out for more posts on our blog from this call for art. Submit art and ideas to us any time using the “Submit” link on our website.

Do not share, repost or reuse this art, for any purpose, without explicit permission from the artist.

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