Orin Zahra

Orin Zahra


Orin Zahra is a doctoral student in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis. Having lived in Bangladesh and the Middle East prior to relocating to New York, she received her BA from the University of Maryland and MA from American University in Washington D.C. Her dissertation focuses on nineteenth and twentieth-century Impressionist practices in France, England, Germany, and the Ottoman Empire. She has secondary interests in South Asian visual cultures and has published in the peer-reviewed journal Modern Art Asia. Orin has held internships at the Phillips Collection, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and the Saint Louis Art Museum. In 2014, she co-organized “Inside the Palace of Fine Arts: Cosmopolitanism at the 1904 World’s Fair” at Washington University’s Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. Presently, she is co-chairing the committee for the forthcoming inaugural Graduate Student Art History Symposium titled “Endurance, Ephemerality: Art and the Passage of Time.” 

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