Visual Arts

Saudi art student at UMKC opens up about facing misperceptions in America

For Fawziah Al-Thobaiti, civil rights for women in Saudi Arabia is a more important cause than the right to drive a car in her home country. Al-Thobaiti created a thesis exhibition called “Perception iIs Not Reality: The Saudi Arabian Woman’s Identity,” which deals with struggles Saudi women face at home and misconceptions Muslim women confront living in the U.S.