Ada Gallery presents Emanation, an exhibition by Mary Tuma October 1st-October 30th. Open Thursday-Saturday 1pm-4pm.
Mary Tuma's exhibition of soft sculpture investigates the spiritual connection of the Palestinian people to their lands and homelands, as well as feminist perspectives surrounding body/land and spiritual practice. Tuma was born in Oakland, California in 1961 to a mother of Irish descent and a Palestinian father from the Galilee.
She has shown her work in numerous venues in the United States, including Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco, the Crocker Art Museum, The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, The Al-Quds Gallery, Washington DC, the Station Museum, WhiteBox, NYC and the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, MI. Her work has appeared in Contemporary Practices, Art in America, Dar Al-Hayat, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Counterpunch, NYArts, Mother Jones, The San Francisco Chronicle and The Jordan Star, among others.