Duaa Zahra is a first generation Iraqi-American artist. She was born in Baghdad, Iraq in 1991, now lives and works in Maine. She earned her BFA from the School of Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University in Massachusetts. Her experiences as an Iraqi war refugee displaced by war influence her work and illuminate her visionary explorations. Her paintings reflect the diversity and spirituality of the human experience through harmonious symbolism and an enduring appreciation for nature. Duaa expresses her work predominantly with oil and acrylic paint on canvas. She has exhibited her work in various local shows and galleries.