ICAN
International Cultural Arts Network
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iraqi American Artist
Halla Ayla
House blessed by the Hand of Fatima
 ©2006 Photograph on canvas, 24”w x 30”h
 
Halla Ayla is an Iraqi born mixed media artist and photographer living in San Francisco. Her images are specific to her Arab heritage and depict a variety of culturally significant icons. Her desire is to alter errant perceptions of this region through her art and help build bridges that bring people closer together through a sense of compassion and understanding.