SOLO EXHIBITIONS / FILM FESTIVALS / COMMISSIONS / PUBLIC ART
2020    Tunnels of the Mind, ZAZ Corner & SFAI, Times Square Billboard & SFAI Tower, New York City (public art, live June 10)
2020    Projections From The Third Half, AC Institute, New York City (canceled due to Coronavirus)
2019    Female Filmmakers Festival Berlin (1st), Moviemento, Berlin, Germany 
2018    Another Hole in the Head (15th), New People Cinema, San Francisco
2018    Kerry Film Festival (19th), Killarney Co. Kerry, Ireland
2018    Oniros Film Awards, September Monthly Edition Official Selection, Aosta, Italy
2018    Roma Cinema DOC Film Festival, March Monthly Edition Official Selection, Rome, Italy
2017    Hippocampian Scrolls: Generation Alef, West Coast Craft, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, San Francisco
2017    Blue Plum Animation Festival (13th), Johnson City, Tennessee
2016    Harlem International Film Festival (11th), MIST Harlem, New York City
2016    Los Angeles Art-House Film Festival, The Promenade Theater, Santa Monica
2016    The Life Model, On the Boards, Seattle (theater video commission)
2015    International Film Awards Berlin, KINO im Kulturhaus Spandau, Berlin, Germany
2012    Jaffa Mangoes: History, Memory, and Myth, Ictus Gallery, San Francisco
2011    The Third-Half, Anspacher Galleries, The Public Theater, New York City
2009    Passages, Golden Thread’s ReOrient Festival, Theater Artaud, San Francisco
2005    Facettes, Espace SD, Beirut, Lebanon         

GROUP EXHIBITIONS / ART FAIRS
2022    Poetry is Not a Luxury, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis 
2021    Reality Check, Psychiatric Hospital of Attica, Dafni, Athens, Greece 
2020    After Hope, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco (upcoming)
2020    Poetry is Not a Luxury, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco (upcoming)
2020    Homebody, Aron Art Center, Mills College, Oakland 
2020    Preoccupations: Palestinian Landscapes, Holding House Gallery, Detroit
2019    Silent Narratives, Yinchuan MOCA, Yinchuan, China 
2019    Poetry is Not a Luxury, The Center for Book Arts, New York City
2019    Preoccupations: Palestinian Landscapes, Minnesota Street Project, Gallery 107, San Francisco
2019    Echoes: From There to Here, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco 
2018    The Shape of Birds: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, Newport Art Museum, Rhode Island       
2018     Altered, Gallery #106, Minnesota Street Project, Curated by OFF Space, San Francisco
2018    PHOTOFAIRS SF, Connected: The Channel of Democracy: Womanhood, Power & Freedom in Video Art, Fort Mason  Center for Arts & Culture, San Francisco
2017    What Makes Us?, Focus Gallery, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, New Jersey
2017    Detritus, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose
2017    Aggregate Animated Shorts, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland
2016    Creation Stories, Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New Jersey
2016    PULSE New York, Art Fair, Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, New York City
2016    Bring It Home: (Re)Locating Cultural Legacy Through the Body, San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries
2016    Artstar, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco 
2015    UNTITITLED, Art Fair, Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Miami Beach
2015    Editions/Artist’s Book Fair, Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, New York City
2015    Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party – Making a Scene, SOMArts, San Francisco
2014    The Chasm Arena, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
2013    Women Redrawing the World Stage, SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery, New York City
2012    The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society, Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University, New Jersey (multi-venue exhibition, conceived and produced by Rutgers Institute for Women and Art)      
2009    Proliferations, Rhodes & Fletcher, LLC, Curated by OFF Space, San Francisco
2007    Internal Exile: From Palestine to the U.S.A. to Mexico, SOMArts, San Francisco 
2007    The Token Woman Show, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco 
2006    Plastic Arts, Middle East University, Sabtieh, Lebanon
2005    Journée des Peintres, Deir El-Qamar Festival, Chouf, Lebanon
2004    Journée des Peintres, Deir El-Qamar Festival, Chouf, Lebanon
2004    Beyond Tradition, Illusion Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait
1995    Printemps de la Peinture ’95, Martyr’s Square, Beirut, Lebanon

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES
2019    Female Filmmakers Festival Berlin, Best Experimental Film Award (for Slam Bang Blue), Berlin, Germany 
2017    Aggregate Space Audience’s Award, Best Sound Design (for Homeland Insecurity), San Francisco
2016    Los Angeles Art-House Film Festival, Animation Category Winner (for Homeland Insecurity), Santa Monica
2015    Artemis Women in Action Film Festival, Special Selection Award (for Scenarios of Breaking Down a Wall), Los Angeles
201   Perspectives: Here and There Residency, Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers University, New Jersey 
2007    San Francisco Art Institute International Student Grant, San Francisco
2006    M. Hariri Scholarship, Beirut, Lebanon                                     
2006    British Council, Beirut, Lebanon
2004    Vermont Studio Center Residency and Artist Grant, Vermont
2001    Vermont Studio Center Residency and Artist Grant, Vermont
1994    Sheikh Zayed Fine Arts Award, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
1991    Hariri Foundation Grant, Beirut, Lebanon

PANELS / LECTURES / JURIES
2019    Aggregate Animated Shorts Festival (3rd), Juror, San Francisco
2019    Wiki Loves Monuments U.S., Juror, online
2018    Wiki Loves Monuments U.S., Juror, online
2018    PHOTOFAIRS SF, Panelist, The Channel of Democracy, Fort Mason for Arts & Culture, San Francisco
2017    Wiki Loves Monuments U.S., Juror, online
2017    San Francisco Arts Commission, Juror, Individual Artist Commission Visual Grant Panel
2015    University of San Francisco, Class Guest Lecturer, The Third Half
2014    Goethe Institut and CalArts School of Critical Studies, Panelist, A Culture Beyond Crisis? Curating in a Time of Violence, Los Angeles
2014    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Panelist, The Chasm Arena, San Francisco
2012    Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Guest Lecturer, The Middle East: Gender, Art, and Politics, New Jersey
2012    Rutgers University, Panelist, The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society in the Middle East Diaspora, New Jersey
2012    Ictus Gallery, Panelist, Jaffa Mangoes: History, Memory, and Myth, San Francisco

COLLECTION
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, New Jersey
Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers, New Jersey

EDUCATION
MFA, San Francisco Art Institute
BA, Interior Design, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon