BIO

Egyptian-Canadian born in Kuwait City, Kuwait

Currently residing in Mississauga, Ontario

EDUCATION

University of Waterloo,

Bachelor of Arts in Honours Fine Arts & Business

Studio Specialization with Distinction

AWARDS

2018 Nancy-Lou Patterson Award

2017 McGallarian Excellence Award

2017 University of Waterloo Fine Arts Sculpture Award

2017 University of Waterloo Fine Arts Distinguished Student Award

2017 University of Waterloo Most Versatile Student Award

UPCOMING SHOWS

2020, Not Traumatic Enough for a Shock Blanket, Grebel Gallery, Waterloo ON

2020, Come Up to My Room, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto ON

2020, Untitled, ACRE Projects, Chicago IL

2020, Sensitivity Training, Livings Arts Centre, Mississauga ON

SOLO SHOWS

2019, Aphasia, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON

2018, Colour Me Ungrateful,  S.A.I.L. Waterloo, ON

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2019, Hard Twist 14: Entwined, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON

2019, Through the Body / With the Body, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal QC

2019, Stubiennial, ACRE Residency, Steuben WI

2019, Brush with Art, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON

2019, What We Know To Be True, Hamilton Artists Inc.'s James Gallery, Hamilton, ON

2019, What We Take, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
2019, Brush with Art, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON
2019, I Blink My Eyes to Keep the Time, Beaver Hall Gallery, Toronto ON

2018, The Next Big Thing, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga ON

2018, 26 Days, Project Space, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff AB

2018, Brush with Art, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON

2018, Future Shapers, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON

2018, An Evening of Interactive Art & Performance University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON

2017, Unsettling, The Guild, Toronto ON

2017, Defying Conventions, TEDx UW, Waterloo ON

2017, Fresh Paint/New Construction, Art Mur, Montreal QC

2017, Embracing Refugees to Celebrate our Humanity, THEMUSEUM, Kitchener ON

2017, Ignite, The University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo ON

2017, Unsettling Canada, The Artery Gallery, Waterloo ON

2016, Con-Textual, The Artery Gallery, Waterloo ON

2016, Techsthetic, Clinical Media Lab, Kitchener ON

2016, Welcoming Refugees, THEMUSEUM, Kitchener ON

2016, Transition I, The Artery Gallery, Waterloo ON

2016, Time Sensitive, The Artery Gallery, Waterloo ON

2016, Brush with Art, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON

2016, Bridges Lecture, St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo ON

2015, Space, The Artery Gallery, Waterloo ON

2014, Stephan, The Artery Gallery, Waterloo ON

ARTIST TALKS

2019, What We Take Artist Panel, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
2018, Women in Art, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON
2018, Running with Connections: Empathetic Edition, University of Toronto, Mississauga, ON
2017, Art and Self Care: How to take Solace in your Art, St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo ON

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2019, Through the Body / With the Body, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal QC

2019, ACRE Residency, ACRE Projects, Steuben WI

2018, BAiR Emerging Residency, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff AB

PUBLICATIONS

2019, Hard Twist 14: Entwined, Curated by Helena Frei and Chris Mitchell
2019, Fluencies, Accompanying Essay to What We Know To Be True, Written by Joy Xiang

2019, I Blink My Eyes to Keep the Time Journal, Curated by Rebecca Proppe & Brittany Myburgh

2017, Fresh Paint / New Construction, Exhibition Catalogue, Published by Deschamps, Designed by Mike Patten

2017, Ignite Exhibition Catalogue, Published by Minute Man Press

CURITORIAL

2020, Sensitivity Training, Livings Arts Centre, Mississauga ON

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