CURRENT

Managing Director, Washington Studio School (2018-present)

DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities Artist Fellow (2019)

Executive Committee Member-at-Large // 2019 Co-Chair, State of Art/DC: A Conversation, ArtTable Inc., Washington, DC Chapter (2018-present)

Principle, OuiCurate (2009-present)

PAST

Communications Manager, Fabric Workshop and Museum (2017-2018)

Director of Marketing & Project Development, Art Fraud Insights, LLC (2014-2017)

Senior Exhibitions Manager & Coordinator, Exhibition Development, International Arts and Artists (2008-2016)

EDUCATION

Credential of Readiness (CORe) program Certificate | Harvard Business School Online, 2019

George Mason University | B.A Integrative Studies

(Arts & Culture, Art as Social Action and Photography) 2003 – 2007 | Fairfax, VA       

Certificate in Photography | SPEOS Photographic Institute Paris, 2010

 

EXHIBITIONS

SELECT SOLO + GROUP EXHIBITIONS (2007-present)

SELECT EXHIBITION PROJECTS (2010-present)

AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS

DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities Artist Fellow (2017)

George Mason University School of Art Alumni Group (2016-2017)

Permanent Collection, State Department Office of Arts in Embassies (2016)

Washington Studio School Board of Directors (2016-17)

                       

SELECT PRESENTATIONS + PANELS

Artists and Their Inspiration, Adah Rose Gallery (2017)

How Photography Influences Cross-Cultural Dialogue, Hillyer Art Space (2016)

Art in Response to Conflict Round Table, College Art Association Annual Meeting, Media Arts Lounge Program (2016)

Diversity Workshop, Arts Council of Fairfax County (2015)

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (2014)

 

SELECT PRESS              

Mark Jenkins, In the galleries: Art, Interrupted, in ‘Carte Blanche,’ curated by Adah Rose Bitterbaum, January 2019

Alice Cisternino, Michael McCarthy and Lauren Staehle, 6 Top Art Influencers

DC Modern Luxury Magazine, December 2016      

Sioban O’Grady, Listening to the Stories of Syria’s Dead, Foreign Policy, April 2016

Mary Seabold, The power of arts as antidote to conflict, The Arab Weekly, March 2016

Julian Pecquet, Children’s photo exhibit brings plight of Syrian refugees to Washington,

Al-Monitor, October 2015

Betty Ayoub, Feature Segment on Al Majalla, AlHurraTV, July 2014

Geoff Edgers, Springfield exhibit explores deceit in the art world, The Boston Globe, January 2014

Patricia Cohen, So Valuable, It Could Almost Be Real, The New York Times, January 2014

 

SELECT PROJECT PRESS

Lee Sturtevant, Art school thrives in Kalorama with aim to contribute to DC arts scene, The DC Line, June 2018

Associated Press, Winterthur exhibit offers insight into detecting art fraud, Daily Mail, April 2017

Alice Cisternino, Michael McCarthy and Lauren Staehle, 6 Top Art Influencers, DC Modern Luxury Magazine, December 2016          

Sioban O’Grady, Listening to the Stories of Syria’s Dead, Foreign Policy, April 2016

Mary Seabold, The power of arts as antidote to conflict, The Arab Weekly, March 2016

Julian Pecquet, Children’s photo exhibit brings plight of Syrian refugees to Washington,

Al-Monitor, October 2015

Betty Ayoub, Feature Segment on Al Majalla, AlHurraTV, July 2014

Geoff Edgers, Springfield exhibit explores deceit in the art world, The Boston Globe, January 2014

Patricia Cohen, So Valuable, It Could Almost Be Real, The New York Times, January 2014

LANGUAGES       

Intermediate French

Conversational Arabic

Native English