Amal Azzam is a Muslim American artist living in Milwaukee, WI. After studying Design at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee she worked as a freelance designer for local businesses including ArtWorks for Milwaukee and Leaders Igniting Transformation. In 2020 Amal began cultivating Muslim Artist recognition by curating art shows featuring local Muslim artists. As well as organizing two murals reflecting Milwaukee Muslims, one of which is located in the Milwaukee County Circuit Court. ​Amal has co-founded Fanana Banana, a Muslim led art group curating and hosting art shows featuring local MENA, POC artists. During the covid-19 outbreak, Amal began experimenting with paint and has since used the new medium to reflect the emotions uncovered by the intense social distancing and unknown future ahead.