EDUCATION



2017- Ongoing
Rhode Island School of Design, Masters of Fine Arts, Providence, RI. USA.

2009-2014
American University of Sharjah, Bachelor Of Architecture, Sharjah, UAE

MUSEUM & DESIGN EXPERIENCE


Summer 2018
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.

2014–2017
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.

Summer 2016
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.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE



2018-ongoing
Rhode Island School of Design, Student Publication v.1’s Editorial team: Project Management Role. Providence, RI. USA.

2017- Ongoing
Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Department, 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.

2019
Rhode Island School of Design, Instructor of Record, Studio Seminar Language and the Studio, Providence, RI. USA.

2018
Rhode Island School of Design, Beginners Hot Glass Teaching Assistant, Providence, RI. USA.

2017
Khazzan X Cadillac, Interdisciplinary Writing Workshop, Dubai, UAE.

2016-2017
1971 Design Space, Visual Storytelling (children), Sharjah, UAE.

AWARDS + ASSOCIATIONS


2017
Salama Emerging Artist MFA Scholarship,
Sheikha Salama Bint Hamdan Foundation, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

2014
King Student Medal For Excellence In Architectural & Environmental Research,
Architectural Research Centers Consortium.

2014/15
Salama Emerging Artist Fellowship (SEAF),
Sheikha Salama Bint Hamdan Foundation,
Abu Dhabi, UAE.

2014
Merit Award (Group Project),  The American Institute of Architecture, Middle East Chapter, Doha, Qatar.

SELECTED PUBLISHED + EXHIBITED WORKS


2018
Before We Were Banned, (Traveling Group Show), ArtHelix, New York City, NY. USA

2017
Mind The Gap, (Group Show), Tashkeel, Dubai, UAE.

2016-2017
Design House 16, (Group Show and published research) “Change Coordinates + Someone Else”, 1971 Design Space, Sharjah, UAE.

2016
C For Celestial, Flash Fiction, “E11”, Center For Architectural Discourse.

2016
An Ode To The Construction Worker, Exhibition Review, “The National Online”.
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