Education 
•Masters of  Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, 2019.
• Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait, 2013.

Exhibition Highlights
2019
• Five Works, Featured Artist, Mana Contemporary, Chicago
• 10 anos e o Livro de Artista, Artist Books Exhibition with Whats Your Location? Collective, Casa Contemporanea Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
• Art of Connection & Spaces In Between, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.
2018
• Solo Exhibition: Invisibly Visible, SITE Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA 
• Tribe: Contemporary Photography from the Arab World, American University, Washington DC. 
• Whats Your Location?: Artist Book Exhibition, CEEE Erico Verissimo, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
• Young Arab Artists Exhibition in ArtX, New York Arab World: Art and Education Initiative, NYC.
•  Paris Contemporary Art Show 2018, ale Carreau du Temple, represented by Antidote DXB, Paris, France.
•  Vantage Point 4, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE.
•  In-Between the Skyline of Kuwait City (Touring Solo Exhibition), La Galerie, Alliance Francaise Dubai, UAE.
2017
• SITES Galleries 'Home' Exhibition, School of the art Institute of Chicago, USA.
• 20th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, USA.
• We Are We Belong: Art Thearpists of Color by The Illinois Art Therapy Association, The Dojo Gallery, Chicago, USA.
• Abolish Article 153 Art Exhibition, The Hub Gallery, Kuwait. 
• International Women Photographers Award Touring Exhibition, Fondation Hypocrène in Paris and Toulouse France, Alliance Française in Dubai UAE, New Delhi India, Port Said and Alexandria Egypt, Riyadh KSA. Institut Français in Cairo Egypt. 
2016
• Blue Hour Exhibition, Bolivia Biennale, Centro Cultural De Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
• In Between the Skyline of Kuwait City, Book Launch and Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait.
• It's a bad word “belong”, Ka Fotoğraf Geliştirme Atölyesi, Ankara, Turkey
• What is your location? (Moving Exhibition) Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait
• Abolish Article 153 Art Exhibition (Moving Exhibition)Jamm Gallery,  Dubai, UAE, and FA Gallery, Kuwait.
2015                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
• What is your location? (Moving Exhibition) Centro Cultural CEEE Eirico Verissimo, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
• A 100 Times No, E-Werk Friegburg, Germany.
2014
• Talk Love Act Peace Group Exhibition At Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait.
• Per | Form Program Performance Show at Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait.


Residences
2019
• Acre Artist Residency, Wisconsin, USA.
2018
• Test SITE Residency, Site Sharp Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.
2016
• Crossway Foundation Photography Residency: Journey to Turkey.
2014
• Per | Form 40 Days Performance Art Residency, Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait.

Participation & Facilitation Highlights
2019
• Public Programing Coordinator for Art of Connection & Spaces In Between, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.
2018
• Invisibly Visible Exhibition Public Programing: Panel Discussion moderator & Samri Dance Workshop facilitator, Site Sharp Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.
• Visiting Artist for ‘The Mirror, The Copy: Contemporary Arab Art & Displacement, Michigan State University, USA.
2017 
• Clinical Practices with Syrian Refugee populations by The Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition.
• Facilitator of a Creatively Empowered Women collective knitted art piece for Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, USA.
• Co-Facilitator Culturunners workshop and performance: Smithsonian & Free Sackler's IlluminAisa Festival, Washington DC.
• Creating a Ritual of Change: Collaboration with Empathy & Compassion at Illinois Art therapy Association Conference.
• Art Therapy and Yoga for the Self-care of the Helping Professional Workshop at Mount Mary Art Therapy Symposium.

Workshops Highlights
2018
• 40 Hour Domestic Violence Training, Between Friends, Chicago.
2017 
• Clinical Practices with Syrian Refugee populations by The Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition
• Creating a Ritual of Change: Collaboration with Empathy & Compassion at Illinois Art therapy Association Conference.
• Art Therapy and Yoga for the Self-care of the Helping Professional Workshop at Mount Mary Art Therapy Symposium.
2015
• New York Film Academy: Photography Program, New York City.

Award Highlights
2019
•  Diversity Award: Acre Artist Residency.
2018
•  Craftschools.us Award: Peters Valley School of Craft 
2017
•  Laureate winner of the International Women Photographers Award.
•  Live Oak Chicago:  2017 Valuing Difference Award.
•  Ox-Bow School of Art & Artists' Residency: Steketee Scholarship.
2016
•  Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award: Third place winner in the photography category. 
2011
•  Kuwait Oil Company Annual Photography Competition: Supported Photographers Prize.

 Work Experience
•  Between Friends Chicago: Domestic Violence Agency, Art Therapy Counseling Intern, 2018/2019, Chicago, IL, USA
• Yellowbrick: Psychiatric and Trauma Treatment for Young Adults, Art Therapy Counseling Intern, 2018, Evanston, IL, USA
• Hamdard HealthCare Center Counseling Clinic: Art Therapy Counseling Intern, 2017, Chicago, USA
• Creatively Empowered Women Design Studio: Art Therapy Intern, 2016-2017, Chicago, USA
• School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2016-2019:
• Teaching Assistant: 
- Materials and Media in Art Therapy. 
- Early College Program: Digital Photo.
- Continuing Studies: Intro to Graphic Design.
- BFA Capstones Seniors & Beyond.
• Photographer at the Media Production Bureau.
• Raw Design Studio, Kuwait:
   • Junior Graphic Designer, 2016
   • Graphic Design Intern, 2013
• MadStand Entertainment, Kuwait:
   • Visual Communications Director 2015
   • Senior Graphic Designer 2014
• Nuqat: Freelance Graphic Designer & Speaker Affairs Team, 2013-2014, Kuwait