– at the intersection of art, words, and architecture.
– an architect with a portfolio of built and under-construction projects at the Sharjah Art Foundation.
– a published writer with experience in publication editorial work.
– an exhibited artist pursuing an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design.

 
 
 
 

EDUCATION

2017-2019 (expected)
Rhode Island School of Design, Masters of Fine Arts. Providence, RI. USA.

2009-2014
American University of Sharjah, Bachelors of Architecture. Sharjah, UAE.

 

PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

2018 - Ongoing
Rhode Island School of Design, Center for Art & Language: Student Publication v.1’s Editorial team: Project Management Position. Providence, RI. USA.

2017 - Ongoing
Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Department, Visiting Lecture’s Coordinator and Teaching Assistant: Degree Program Workshop. Providence, RI. USA.

2018
RISD Museum, Andrew W. Mellon Summer Interns 2018 –Contemporary Art Curatorial Department. Providence, RI. USA.

2014–2017
Sharjah Art Foundation, Architect And Production Coordinator. Sharjah, UAE.

2016
La Biennale Di Venezia, UAE National Pavilion Intern. Venice, Italy

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS/
EXHIBITIONS

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

2018
Before We Were Banned, (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”.

AWARDS/
ASSOCIATIONS

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

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

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

2014
Valedictory Address, American University Of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE.

2014
First Runner-Up  Short Story Award, The National &              Abu Dhabi Book Fair, Abu Dhabi, UAE.