Art Palestine International is a New York-based cultural organization dedicated to Palestinian contemporary art. We collaborate with museums, galleries, and non-profits to produce art exhibitions, events, and publications.


This blog is a research tool that allows us to chart our research and invite others along on the journey.





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Art Palestine International is a New York-based cultural organization dedicated to Palestinian contemporary art. We collaborate with museums, galleries, and non-profits to produce art exhibitions, events, and publications. If you would like to partner with us, please send us an email.

Mary Evangelista (Director) has many years’ experience as a critic and curator. Her past exhibitions have included Art New Zealand, a touring exhibition of contemporary Maori and New Zealand artists, two exhibitions of contemporary Israeli Art, and the exhibition Designing a Nation’s Capitol at New Orleans Museum of Art. As a critic, she has worked for publications including ARTNews, Saturday Review and Newsday.

Deborah Howard (Program Officer)
Ye Qin Zhu (Program Coordinator)
Joseph Audeh (Program Coordinator)
Matthew Davies (Web Support)

Advisory Committee:

Mona Abolnega, President and CEO, Proctor Investment Managers
Dore Ashton, Professor, The Cooper Union, author, and art critic
Kamal Boullata, noted Palestinian artist and art historian
Gino Cutajar, Collector
Najwan Darwish, Palestinian journalist and poet
Edward DeCarbo, Adjunct Associate Professor, Pratt Institute
Allen Frame, Adjunct Professor, Pratt Institute and Instructor, International Center of Photography
Raouf Halaby, Professor of Visual Arts and English, Ouachita Baptist University and Journalist
Ahmed Issawi, Director, Alwan for the Arts
Moukhtar Kocache, Former Program Officer, Ford Foundation, Cairo
Suzanne Landau, Director, Tel Aviv Museum of ArtC
Janice Oresman, Art Consultant
Henrik Placht, Artist
Barry Rosen, Art Curator
Stephen David Ross, Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture and Comparative Literature, Binghamton University
Samuel Sachs II, Chairman, The Noguchi Museum, and President, The Pollack-Krasner Foundation
Max Schumann, Associate Director, Printed Matter, Inc
Patterson Sims, President of the Board, Independent Curators International
Beth Stryker, Art Curator
Saleem Zaru, Executive Director, United Palestinian Appeal