Ameri’s’ work is influenced by her personal experiences as a woman with a diverse, multi-cultural heritage. Her inclusive worldview was shaped by a mélange of Eastern and Western cultures which are reflected in her artistic style and sensibilities. The Beauty of Inner Truth speaks to this complexity that Ameri likens to a “thousand-piece puzzle.” Many of her subjects, like herself, are immigrants. “We could all be considered immigrants of the world, women and men alike, in search of our own destiny and purpose,” she says. “We cannot survive time but our stories will. This is how we become immortal.”

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