Macha Abdallah is a multi-disciplinary Canadian artist of African descent, based in Edmonton, Alberta. She is currently known for her visual art, using mediums such as acrylic on canvas, digital art, mixed media, and mural art. As a self-taught visual artist, Macha continues to explore various styles of work consisting of portraits, landscapes, and semi-abstract imagery. She has recently worked on collaborative public art projects including the Lulu Lane alley mural, and the city centre LRT Dignity Mural project in downtown Edmonton. Macha draws inspiration from her Christian faith, cultural themes, and the community around her. She aspires to add beauty to the world through art.
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