Rhode Island School of Design, Masters of Fine Arts, Providence, RI. USA.
American University of Sharjah, Bachelor Of Architecture, Sharjah, UAE
MUSEUM & DESIGN EXPERIENCE
RISD Museum, Andrew W. Mellon Summer Intern 2018 –Contemporary Art Curatorial Department. Providence, RI. USA.
Researched artworks and artists for acquisitions. Collected and presented information on upcoming exhibitions and film programs. Researched and produced narrative spatial analysis.
Sharjah Art Foundation, Architect And Production Coordinator, Sharjah, UAE.
Designed Exhibitions and Lighting. Communicated, advised and coordinated with artists and curators to produce commissioned artworks and design exhibitions within the Foundation’s spaces. Designed gallery spaces, cinema, theater, library, and renovations of acquired spaces. Worked on way-finding, wrote projects’ concept notes, maintained exhibitions, and produced facility reports.
La Biennale Di Venezia, UAE National Pavilion Intern, Venice, Italy.
Maintained the Pavilion. Gave tours to visitors. Composed exhibition reviews and analytical essays for media posts.
Rhode Island School of Design, Instructor of Record, Studio Seminar Language and the Studio, Providence, RI. USA.
Rhode Island School of Design, Student Publication v.1’s Editorial team: Project Management Role. Providence, RI. USA.
Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Department, Teaching Assistant: Degree Program Workshop, Providence, RI. USA.
Coordinating and planning artists’ visits to RISD for lectures, studio visits and workshops. Strategizing and redesigning the department’s online presence. Incorporating online posts in curricular assignments. Identifying previous research classes’ outcomes.
Rhode Island School of Design, Beginners Hot Glass Teaching Assistant, Providence, RI. USA.
Khazzan X Cadillac, Interdisciplinary Writing Workshop, Dubai, UAE.
1971 Design Space, Visual Storytelling (children), Sharjah, UAE.
AWARDS + ASSOCIATIONS
Salama Emerging Artist MFA Scholarship,
Sheikha Salama Bint Hamdan Foundation, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
King Student Medal For Excellence In Architectural & Environmental Research,
Architectural Research Centers Consortium.
Salama Emerging Artist Fellowship (SEAF),
Sheikha Salama Bint Hamdan Foundation,
Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Merit Award (Group Project), The American Institute of Architecture, Middle East Chapter, Doha, Qatar.
SELECTED PUBLISHED + EXHIBITED WORKS
Before We Were Banned, (Traveling Group Show), ArtHelix, New York City, NY. USA
Mind The Gap, (Group Show), Tashkeel, Dubai, UAE.
Design House 16, (Group Show and published research) “Change Coordinates + Someone Else”, 1971 Design Space, Sharjah, UAE.
C For Celestial, Flash Fiction, “E11”, Center For Architectural Discourse.
An Ode To The Construction Worker, Exhibition Review, “The National Online”.