EDUCATION:

The Corcoran School of Art. B.F.A., Photography, Honors Graduate, 1993.

Transformation Academy, Certified Art Therapy Life Coach, 2019

Northern Virginia Community College. Ceramics, 2013-2014.

Frederick Community College. Fine Art, 1988-1990.

 

EXHIBITION HISTORY:

March 2020 (forthcoming) – John Marshall Library, “Seeking Solace,” Alexandria, VA

2019 – Target Gallery, “March 150,” Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

2013 – The Verizon Art Gallery, “Student Art Exhibition,” Annandale, VA

2012 – Columbia University, “The Curvilinear and the Abstract: Islamic Art of the 21st Century,” New York, NY

2012 – Washington Convention Center, “One Nation under God, Striving for the Common Good,”  

             Washington, DC

2011 – The Nur Center, “Night of Sawa,” Falls Church, VA

2000 – The Blue Elephant Gallery, “Group Art Exhibit,” Frederick, MD

1993 – Hemicycle Gallery, “Images of the Unseen,” The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC

1993 – The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, “Faculty Show,” Washington, DC

1992 - White Walls Gallery, “Student Photography Exhibition,” The Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC

1991 - White Walls Gallery, “Student Photography Exhibition,” The Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC

1991 – Castle Art Building, “Photography Show,” Frederick, MD

1990 – Castle Art Building, “Photography Show,” Frederick Festival of the Arts, Frederick, MD

1990 - The Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, “Student Exhibition,” Frederick, MD

1989 - The Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, “Student Exhibition,” Frederick, MD

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

2019 - “Reflections,” Judge for Fairfax County Council PTA art competition

2013-2018 Art Teacher, Developed curriculum and facilitated classes for all K-8 levels, Washington                International Academy Alexandria, VA

2018 – “My Heart Has Wings,” Professional staff workshop focused on renewing and purifying our

            intentions and efforts while creating in clay, Alexandria, VA

2018 - “Welcome Ramadan,” Exhibition-Fundraiser of my K-8 students’ artworks created with project

            themes, Washington International Academy, Alexandria, VA

2017-2018 – Student Art Gallery Online. Facilitation and documentation of over 2,000 students’ pieces detailing each student’s portfolio. 
            https://www.artsonia.com/schools/school.asp?id=166179, Alexandria, VA

2017 - “Welcome Ramadan,” Exhibition-Fundraiser of my K-8 students’ artworks created with project

            themes, Washington International Academy, Alexandria, VA

 

PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA:

 “Tunisian Tea Houses.” Calliope, vol. 10, 2013, pp. 58. https://www.nvcc.edu/calliope/

 “Photograph.” The Monocacy Valley Review, vol. 8, 1990, pp. cover, 22.

 “Photograph.” The Dogwood Tree, vol. 10, 1990, pp. 15, 19, 48.

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Ceramics Award, Third Place, Northern Virginia Community College. 2014

Honors Distinction, The Corcoran School of Art. 1993

Mary Cassatt Scholarship, Frederick Community College. 1990

Civinette Scholarship, Frederick Community College. 1989

 

MEMBER OF FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:

Virginians for the Arts

Arts Fairfax