Kalila Ain Abdur-Razzaq
Administrative Aide II
Kalila Abdur-Razzaq began her formal art education at the High School of Art & Design and the Art Students League of New York. She earned her bachelor's degree in Painting and Art History from SUNY Purchase College and studied fresco restoration at Instituto Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence, Italy, Fall 2018.
Kalila is a figurative painter primarily working in oil, however she also favors watercolor, printmaking and collage. As an undergraduate student Kalila interned at the Neuberger Museum of Art in their education department, mentored high school students through college preparation, and tutored undergraduate students in writing and art history at The Learning Center. She holds two permanent installations at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in Washington Heights, and her painting ‘The Reneissance Woman’ resides in the permanent collection of The Colored Girls Museum of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Kalila is passionate about art’s role in the world and its ability to heal, transform, inspire and enrich its participants. In her spare time Kalila loves to visit new exhibitions, listen to music, take long walks, and daydream.