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8 foot mandala mural painted at Black United Fund building Alberta Street in Portland by Linda Dalal Sawaya

  An eight foot mural honoring Black Lives and the history of Alberta Street in Portland which began over a year ago, was completed this September. it’s the first mural i’ve painted in many years, and the first one done … Continue reading

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Linda Dalal Sawaya talking about her art at Multnomah County Library Saturday May 7

If you are in portland, please come to World in Motion a Celebration of the Middle East at Capitol Hill library on Saturday, May 7 from 1 to 6 pm for a taste of art, music, history, and food from … Continue reading

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Mandala Class flyer just published with info for March 2016 class in my studio! sign up now!

this is the first time my friend Anne Mansfield and I are teaching this class since 2004! we had six students in our class back then, some of whom had never painted. the results and the process were extraordinary, as … Continue reading

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Linda Dalal Sawaya fall 2015 Art & Cookbook News just published!

check it out here and read details about my participation in Portland Open Studios! i hope you can make it to outer NW portland for a visit october 10, 11 and 17, 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. just … Continue reading

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Acrylic paint and collage workshop in my Portland studio Aug. 22!

this workshop that i teach is very popular and has many repeat attendees because the work that comes out of it is very powerful and profound for both beginners and advanced painters. below is a collection of the paintings done … Continue reading

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new mandala paintings by linda dalal sawaya in 2015

Transforming Darkness into Light mandala © 2015 this commissioned mandala for my physical therapist’s clinic treatment room with the theme of Transforming Darkness into Light was painted with acrylic paint on a 24 inch square canvas, beginning last August, and … Continue reading

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Acrylic paint and collage workshop by Linda Sawaya at the Oregon Coast! May 23, 2015 sign up now!

this one-day workshop has been very popular and was requested by a friend at the Oregon coast so it’s happening there on May 23, 2015. there’s a limited number of spaces, so please contact me if you’d like to attend!

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Beirut art: graffiti to beirut art expo at Biel

Fairouz is lebanon’s chanteuse extraordinaire: loved, iconized, and graffitied. I love this stenciled image of her that I came across as I meandered through the gemmayze neighborhood of beirut, now famous for it’s rare preserved beirut homes many of which … Continue reading

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journey to the east–homeland Lebanon!

feeling very fortunate to travel to the land of my parents’ birth, Lebanon for one month, with a stopover in London for a few days all too short to visit my cousin, Alicia. she is an artist, filmmaker, healer, gardener, … Continue reading

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Water Blessing Mandala painting by Linda Dalal Sawaya

welcome to my new blog location just moved over from my original blog begun in 2007 at lindasawaya.blogspot.com. please visit that archive blog to see many images and thoughts previously posted and bookmark this page for new posts as of august … Continue reading

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