Houda Bakkali

Beautiful African Woman is an ongoing series by award-winning artist Houda Bakkali. The piece Transgression has been selected for the upcoming American Illustration 38. Throughout the series, she seeks to pay homage to her heritage though a straightforward and vibrant concept. Striving for colour and balance, the images are based upon digital illustrations and graphic design techniques.

Bakkali’s work has been exhibited in Paris, Cannes, Madrid, as well as Barcelona, where her studio is based. Up next is the Women and Digital Art: Breaking Stereotypes exhibition in Lorca, Spain, through which she seeks to “break down clichés by showing a modern vision of Arab women through the tool, techniques and support of digital art.”

The converted historic buildings of the Paradores de Turismo house one of the most important art collections in Spain and feature a variety of art spanning the 14th to 21st centuries. Bakkali’s exhibition is at the Parador de Lorca until 31 May. Address: Castillo de Lorca, s/n 30800, Lorca, Murcia, Spain. For further details, click here.