Deema Aljibeh is an emerging multidisciplinary artist from Anaheim, California working primarily in the traditions of ceramics, sculpture and painting. She comes from a background of Syrian and Circassian descent. As a first-generation American she is interested in investigating the relationship between personal and historical narratives.
Deema examines, critiques, and recontextualizes the world and culture in which she was raised. Her work draws on diverse pictorial and architectural legacies in the service of reconciling formal, personal, cultural, and spiritual interrogatives.
Deema was a Getty Marrow Undergraduate intern and was awarded the Forest Lawn Museum Arts Scholarship. Her work has been exhibited at Art Queen in Joshua Tree, as well as the Winston Hewitt Studio. She is a founding member of art collective ART166, and was part of the DH Arts Collective and Vice President of the CSUDH Ceramics Guild. She has served as a PRAXIS teaching artist fellow and is a Slanguage Studio alumna. She received her B.A in Studio Art from California State University, Dominguez Hills.