How a first-generation Iranian-American became a champion for the border arts scene.

By Seth Combs for the San Diego CityBeat on March 24, 2015

Solaimani's become the go-to curatorial voice for an art scene that many would say needs a champion. She's often struggled with the fact that although San Diego and Tijuana are so close, there remains very little intermingling between the two art scenes. San Diegans either don't know about, or won't go to, art shows in Tijuana. Coupled with the difficulty of crossing into the U.S., Tijuana artists don't often come to exhibitions here...Solaimani wants this to change...

Read more at:

Sara Solaimani is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts PhD Student.

Image Credit:
Sara Solaimani (detail)
Photo by Alex Kershaw

SaraSolaimani-PhotoByAlexKershaw-ft.jpg21.19 KB