EDUCATION:

 

2015-2017         Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA                       

 

2006-2011        Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE           

                            College of Arts and Sciences, Art & Design Department

                            Bachelor of Art, Major: Graphic Design

 

2006                 Al-Nahda National School, Abu Dhabi, UAE

                           High School Diploma

 

 

PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS

 

2011                 Ghaf Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE Attended sculpture workshop with Parviz Tanavoli

2011                 Manarat Alsaadyiat, Abu Dhabi, UAE Spoke in a panel discussion at Art Abu Dhabi under the topic of                                                  conversations  with artists 2, Emirati Expressions

2009             Color Me Art School, Bangkok, Thailand Completed a course on figure drawing and portrait studies.

COMMISIONS

2013-2014     Fellow at Salama bint Hamdan Emerging Artists Fellowship program in collaboration with Rhode Island School                                  of Design

2014               Posters artwork for Qasr Al Hosn Festival commissioned by Tourism and Culture Authority, UAE, Abu Dhabi

EXHIBITIONS

2016            T + H Gallery, Boston, Inevitable Ephemera (Solo)

2016            Field Projects, Manhattan, New York, Hang Ten

2016            Room 505, Providence, RI, First Year Painting

2015           Manarat Alsaadyiat, Abu Dhabi, UAE - Emirati Expressions IV: Conventions of Arts Artwec IV

2013           Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Duroob Al Towaya Presented Artwec II

2013           Ghaf Gallery - Jalal’s Art Trip 2013 Exhibition

2011            Manarat Alsaadyiat, Abu Dhabi, UAE - Emirati Expressions II

2011            TwoFour54 Building Space, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Artwec Project launch

2009         Lessedra Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria - 8th Lessedra World Art Print Annual- Mini                                     Print           

2009         The Second Floor Gallery, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE- Student Group Exhibition

2009         The Second Floor Gallery, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE - Student Group Exhibition

 

 

SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATION           

 

2014             Etihad Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE, National Day Exhibition           

2010            Staircase in the X Building, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE            

2009           Staircase in the X Building, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

© 2016 by Afra Al Dhaheri