VisArts new Sanctuary Studio Fellow, Sughra Hussainy, is a painter, educator and textile artist currently based in Baltimore MD. Sughra studied traditional painting and wood carving at the Turquoise Mountain School in Afghanistan. After being invited to the U.S. to exhibit her work at the Smithsonian Freer Sackler Galleries of Art, Hussainy received her Masters in Fine Art from the Community Art program at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

To learn more about Sughra and her work, visit her site.