Fatima Traore

Teaching Artist

Fatima was born and raised in Bronx, NY. She discovered her passion for visual art in Junior High School. She graduated from Virginia State University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. While getting her education, she studied abroad for a semester in South Africa at University of Johannesburg. Through her college experience she became most passionate about painting and traveling. Fatima is a figurative artist working primarily in acrylic and watercolor. She was a volunteer teacher at Bronxworks in the Bronx and has painted several murals for in disadvantaged schools and orphanages abroad. Beginning in the summer of 2017 Fatima worked as a Teaching Artist with Rush Education Programs. She loves teaching children art skills and techniques that will help them express themselves visually.

Fatima Traore