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Professional and Academic Experiences

Learning and Living



  • 2016    PhD Fine Arts, Kingston University, UK

  • 2009-   Master Fine Art, University of Arts London, Chelsea College of Arts and Design.

                London U.K.

  • 2007-   Bachelor, Fine Arts, Sharjah University.

                Sharjah U.A.E.     

  • 1986- Bachelor, Accounting, Economics, UAE University.

              Al-Ain U.A.E.


               Current Position:


  • 2017- present   Assistant professor, Coordinator Foundation Studies Program/ Fine Arts Program, College of Fine Arts & Design, University

of Sharjah UAE


                Training Courses


  • 19/7-13/8/2004-large Scale Drawing with Color, Life Drawing with Anatomy, Portrait Painting, 

           Life Drawing, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland, UK.

  • 26/1-6/2/2002- (Museum, Management, Exhibition, Education) Department of Culture and   

           Information with Department Culture Office in United State OF America Embassy, Abu Dhabi.

  • 1/6-30/6/1998- water colors and pastel painting, Fine Arts Society, Sharjah.

  • 4/10-31/4/1998- Fine Arts, Sharjah Arts Institute, Sharjah.

  • 30/1/1994- Computer (Dos+Lotus) National Cultural Institute.

  • 3/10/1993- Introduction to Computer, General Information Authority, Dubai.

  • May/ 1987- Introduction to Computer Programming Center for Computer Studies, London.




1996- Present   Emirates fine arts society        Member

2006- Present   Photography club emirates.    Member

2006-2008        Al juman group                      Member

2010-present Al Multaqa Literary Salon.       Member




                 Academic Committee


2021-2022 Part from organizing committee programs for third forum for women in research.

2021-2022 Part of Faculty affairs committee and precautious measures for COVID-19 prevention committee group

2020-2022 Faculty affairs committee

2018- present CFAD Leadership committee

2017- present FAD College Council


2017-2018    research committee

2017-2018   CFAD fashion show committee

2017-2018   Event committee

2017-2018   Green campus committee







Attending training/ workshop


2022 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop: Moving Ideas from Concept to Impact

2021 Champion Advising training organized by the global community for academic advising

2021 Interactive learning using Poll everywhere

2021 Creating interactive presentation using Nearpod to increase student engagement and


2021 Emerging Trends in Hybrid & Flexible Student

2018 critical dialogue, Tashkeel gallery, Dubai

2018- Friends of Kidney Patients, workshop, Sharjah.  

2018- Islamic Arts Festival, workshop, Sharjah.

2018 participate ‘Developing academic teaching skills according to modern methods and techniques’,

         Centre for continuing education, Sharjah.

2018 training workshop” Setting Expectations for Learning in a course”. Institute of Leadership in Higher    

         Education, Sharjah.

2017-2018 attending the IT Orientation Day, university of Sharjah, Sharjah.

2017- participate in the” Anniversary of the first aircraft landing in UAE- Sharjah 1932”, Al Mahatta

          Museum, Sharjah.

2017 participate ‘University Instructions in granting promotions to faculty members’, Centre for continuing  

          education, Sharjah.


Research writing:


  • BA, Women with the Dead Child, The representation of Death in Kath Kollwitz’s Print.

  • The Representation of the Female in Rudolf Ernat’s painting The Harem.

Women and Creative.

  • MA, Value Lost, Representation the undervalued life in art.

  • PhD, An Intimate Object: A practice- based study of the Emirati Burqa

  •  Chapter in book: Fashion Performance, & Performativity, The Emirati Burqa: “An Intimate Object” from Culture, Historical, and Contemporary Art Perspective, UK.  , المجلة الأردنية للفنون

مجلة علمية عالمية متخصصة محكمة

                            Article in Journal, البرقع الإماراتي من منظور ثقافي وتاريخي وفني معاص

  • تصدر بدعم من صندوق دعم البحث العلمي   



Published Papers in art exhibition catalogue


  • 2018- Contemporary Visions University of Sharjah.

  • 2017-  Portrait of a Nation ADMAF Abu Dhabi.

  • 2017- Emirati burqa an intimate object Sharjah Museums Authority





  • 2022- woman & art, the woman from the earth to the moon organizing by college of Sharia and Islamic studies (UOS).



  • 2022- Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination ( شخبطة طفل التوحد)), Virtual, Abu Dhabi.


  • 2021-The Emirati burqa from a cultural, historical and contemporary art perspective, 12th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, Virtual Online conference, Athens, Greece.


  • Contemporary perspective of Emirati burqa, The Ninth Arab Contemporary Art Festival Conference and National Identity Art, Virtual Online conference, Yarmouk University, Jordan.


  • New vision of Emirati burqa and his ritual, APTEES, Egypt+ Paris.


  • 2021- the profession and creativity between duty and your inspiration, Supreme Council for Family Affairs, Sharjah


  • 2020- Performance Art, webinar, MA Fashion students, New School Parasons.

  • 2018- Young media leader’s forum, Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi Women’s.

  • 2018- Emirati female artists during the Shaik Zayed period, Dubai health Authority, Dubai 

  • 2018- Emirati burqa, WIAB,(women in Abu Dhabi),  Abu Dhabi.

  • 2017- Emirati burqa, me collectors room, Berlin, Germany.

  • 2017- Emirati burqa, Heritage Museum of Sharjah, UAE.

  • 2017-Road show, Fine Art & Design College University of Sharjah, Abu Dhabi higher

      college technology, UAE.

  • 2017- Abu Dhabi international book fair, Almoltaqa lecture salon, UAE.

  • 2017- conference, Fashion, Performance and Performativity, Lough borough University,


  • 2017, Fatimah Zahra high school, Sharjah, UAE.


  • 2017- PhD journey, fine arts society, Sharjah, UAE.

  • 2017- Emirati burqa, Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

  • 2016- New Thinking in Design History, Brighton University, UK.

  • 2015-PhD Symposium in the creative arts, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

  • 2011- My artworks (technique), Al-Argem school, Sharjah.

  • 2010- My journey in art world, national museum, Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • 2009- What art mean, Fine Arts College, Sharjah University.

  • 2009- Women and Creative, UAE University, Al-Ain.

  • 2008- My Art, Sharjah Museum Department, Sharjah.

  • 2008- Personal Experiment in Art, Mahre’s, Tunisia.

  • 2006- Move Wind Presentation, Artist Gallery, Sharjah.

  • 2006- Conference (Al-Islam in media), Kunst Museum, Bonn, Germany.

  • 2006- The Style of Some Emirates Artists, Kalba, Sharjah.

  • 2005- Female Artist Movement in Emirates, Hamburg, Germany.

  • 2005- Art in UAE, Kunst Museum, Bonn, Germany.







  • 2017- making Emeriti Burqa, me collectors room, Berlin, Germany.

  • 2017-cutting and making burqa, Heritage Museum of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE.

  • 2013- Making burqa, fine art student, Sharjah University, Sharjah.

  • 2013- Making burqa, fashion student, Kingston University, UK.  

  • 2011- Painting, children workshop, Dubai.

  • 2011- Drawing, painting technique, Al-Argem school,Sharjah.

    • 2010- painting technique, Orient Meets Occident, Armed Forces Officers club,       

     Abu Dhabi.

  • 2008- Teach Art, Ministry of Social Affairs, Sharjah.

  • 2008-Workshop, Picasso Art Scape, Abu Dhabi.

  • 2007- Collage, summer comp, Dubai.

  • 2007- Found Material, Fine Arts College, Sharjah University, And British Council.

  • 2007- Painting, Al-khor Garden, Dubai shopping festival, Dubai.

  • 2007- Mix media, heritage village, Sharjah.

  • 2006- Collage, Dubai Police Officers. Dubai.

  • 2005, 2006, 2007- Drawing, Social society, Ajman.

  • 2002- Art Technique, Arabic protection society, Sharjah.




  • public art, Westfield mall+ Emirates foundation+ Delfina foundation, London, 2011.

  • Workshop and Exhibition (Q Gallery), Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2003.




  • 2022, 2 Cairo International Biennale of Children’s Art. Egypt.

  • 2022, Emirates Environmental Group competition,Dubai

  • 2018,  Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Award for Childhood Creativity

  • 2017, Noon Ward, Sharjah Ladies Club, Sharjah, UAE.

  • 2010, Art Competition, Watani, Dubai.

  • 2006, Art Competition, Dubai

  • 2004, Flower Competition, Dubai Shopping Festival, Dubai.

  • 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010, Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Award for child Creativity.



  • 2018, first place, Sultan Al-Owais award.

  • 2006-Prize from 5th Egyptian International Print Triennial, Cario.

  • 2005- Prize from Sultan Al-Owais.

  • 2002- Prize from Sultan Al-Owais.

  • 2001- Second prize, Sharjah International Art Biennial, Installation Category.

  • 2001- Sharjah Prize for Excellence in Education.








Solo Exhibition:


      15/11/2017-4/6/2018 photos, installation, paintings, videos, Emirati burqa: An Intimate Object,        

Heritage Museum of Sharjah, UAE. 


       14/11-17/11/2014 painting, photos, videos, installation, the Emirati Burqa: an intimate object, Edge of 

       Arabia Gallery, London.


       8/2-23/2/2012 painting, photos, sculpture, ceramic, “Mask” fine art society, Sharjah.


       9/5-19/5/2005- Printmaking, Silence, Cultural Palace, Sharjah.

       12/4-1/5/2005- Photography + Film Video" inner dialogue" Artists Gallery, Sharjah.

       2003-              Painting, Parallel to 22thAnnual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Sharjah Art

                              Museum, Sharjah.




  • 2017- Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Manarat Al saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

  • 2017- me collectors room, Berlin, Germany.




Group Exhibition:





  • TASTEER AL HAYAT, installation, Islamic Arts Festival, Sharjah Arts Museum, Sharjah 

  • The Golden Exhibition of Emirates Artists, ( Year of Fifteen), sculpture, Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Culture Foundation, Dubai.

  • Sculpture, Dubai EXPO 2020.


  • Women Colors& Shine, K gallery, District design, Dubai.

  • Art Dialogue, Ain Gallery, Dubai.



  • Fusion - A Joint Exhibit “Virtual Opening",

  • (International connections), sculpture, Maraya Centre, Sharjah.

  • Interconnection, sculpture, exhibition37 Annual exhibition Emirates Fine Arts Society, Sharjah Art Musuem, Sharjah,

  • Made in Tashkeel, sculpture, Tashkeel Gallery, Dubai.






  • Shade Extended, Shade Extended", Islamic Festival exhibition, college of fine arts and design, Sharjah.





  • The Tribute, painting, Cultural Foundation, Abu Dhabi

  • Convergence, installation, Contemporary art museum, Sharjah.

  • Hatta Cultural Nights, ( awning) burqas umbrella, public art. Wadi Hatta Park, Dubai.

  • Mara'ina", photograph, Ithra Museum, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.




  • Contemporary visions, video installation, University of Sharjah.

  •  Sculpture network exhibition (start 18), sculpture, University of Sharjah.

  • UN CEIL OUVERT, panting, Institute du monde Arab, Paris.





  • portrait of a nation, Videos, me collectors room, Berlin, Germany.

  • Faculty show, Fine Art & Design College, University of Sharjah, UAE.

  • Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi, UAE.





  •  Fotofest Biennial, Huston, Texas, USA, March.

  • Cleveland Clinic USA, February & March.

  • Installation, 32th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society, Contemporary Art Museum, Sharjah. February & March.



  • Sotheby's Contemporary Emirati Artists: 22 July -  9 August 2013

  • Photograph, 31 Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society, contemporary Art Museum, Sharjah, April.




  • photograph+ video, 30th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society, sharjah Art Museum,   





  • Painting, Al-Qattara arts center, Alain.

  • Painting, color the novel, Abu Dhabi book fair, Abu Dhabi.

  • Painting, Sikka Art Fair, Jamjar Gallery, Dubai.

  • Installation, Sikka Art Fair, house (9), Fine Arts Society, Dubai.

  • Installation, video, 29th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society (Exit),Sharjah Art

  • Museum, Sharjah.

  • Installation, painting, sculpture, Art from Emirates, National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark.






  • Painting, Photograph, Installation, Sculpture, The Arab Artists Exhibition, Visual Art  

  • Center, Doha, Qatar.

  • Installation, photos, paintings, Orient Meets Occident, Armed Forces Officers club,       

  • Abu Dhabi.

  • Installation, Mirror Reflection, United nation, New York.

  • Photos Face Me and You, Seoul, Korea.




  • Photos, the Arabian Culture from Sharjah, Japan.

  • Painting, Across the Gulf, Brisbane Biennial, Australia.

  • Printmaking. Your planet needs you, World Environment Day, Al Qasba gallery,


  • Photos, post card, plastic sheet, 28th  Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society,   

            Sharjah Art Museum. Sharjah.

  • Photos, 1st International Exhibition of Photography, Wagdih, Morocco.

  • MA Degree show, Chelsea Collage of Art& Design, London.

  • Painting with mix media, Collision, Gallery 77, London.

  • Photos, Emirates Expressionism, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.

  • Photos, Emirates Palace, Art Paris Abu Dubai, Abu Dhabi.

  • Painting, Kaleidoscope, the Art Center, Dubai Ladies Club, Dubai.




  • Printmaking, Representations, the European Parliament, Brussels, London.  

  • Photo, Art Connection Gallery, Dubai.

  • Installation, 27th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Arts Society (Memory), Bait Al- 

  • Serkal, Sharjah.

  • Painting, Festival International des Arts Plastiqes de Mahres, Tunisia.

  • Photos, Installation, International Museum Day, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah.

  • Photos, Traverses, Pavilion, Grand Palais, Paris.

  • Printmaking, DUCTAC, New Faces-New Visions, Dubai.

  • Painting, Tashkeel Gallery, Vibrations within Echoing the Energy of    

  • Change, Dubai.

  • Installation, Modern Art Museum, Algeria.




  • Painting, Al-Gibab Gallery, Abu Dhabi.

  • Installation, language of the desert, al nakheel hall, culture foundation, Abu Dhabi

  • Installation, Musee du Louver .Paris, France.

  • Printmaking, Nerawan Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

  • Installation, Vienna, Austria.

  • Printmaking, Al-Juman Group, Opera House, Cairo, Egypt.

  • Installation, 26th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Art Museum, Sharjah.

  • Photography, Dubai, UAE.




  • Printmaking, Dubai, UAE.

  • Installation, Language of the Desert, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France.

  • Photography, Regards des Photographes Arabes Contemporains Copenhagen, GL Strand Museum, Denmark.

  • Photography, 25th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Art Museum, Sharjah.

  • Printmaking, Espace le scribe-l'Harmattan, Paris, France.

  • Photography, Andalusia Contemporary Art Centre, Seville, Spain.

  • Printmaking, 5th Egyptian International Print Triennia Cairo, Egypt.

  • Photography, Regards des Photographes Arabes Contemporains, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France.

  • Installation Moved Wind Exhibition, Schoenberg, Germany.

  • Painting, The Third Exhibition of the Graduates United Arab Emirates University, Ibn Battuta, Dubai.



  • Photography, Arab Union of Photographers, Hamburg, Germany.

  • Installation, Language of the Desert, Kunst Museum, Bonn, Germany.

  • Installation Moved Wind Exhibition, Schoenberg, Germany.

  • Installation, 24th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Art Museum, Sharjah.

  • Painting, Art Exhibition, Armed Force Officers Club, Dubai.

  • Photography, Al-Bahh Competition of Art, Saudi Arabia.




  • Installation, 11th Asia Art Biennale, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh.

  • Installation, 23th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Art Museum, Sharjah.

  • Painting, Emirates Cultural Festival, Cultural and Science Symposium, Dubai.




  • Installation, Sharjah International Art Biennial Exhibition, Sharjah.

  • Painting, Ajman Festival, Ajman.




  • Installation, Emirates Arts, Bahrain.

  • Installation, 21th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Art Museum, Sharjah.

  • Installation, Women and Art a Global Perspective, Lady Club, Sharjah.

  • Painting, Ripe Harvest, Special Arts Group, Sharjah.




  • Installation, Emirates Arts, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Jordan, 2001.

  • Installation, 20th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Art Museum, Sharjah.

  • Installation, Sharjah International Art Biennial Exhibition, Sharjah.



  • Installation, 19th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Art Museum, Sharjah.


  •      Installation, 18th Annual Exhibition of Emirates Fine Art Society, Art Museum, Sharjah.

  • Installation, Sharjah International Art Biennial Exhibition, Sharjah.



  • Installation, Sharjah International Art Biennial Exhibition, Sharjah.






  • Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris.

  • ADMA, Abu Dhabi.

  • Armed Forces Officers Club, Abu Dhabi.

  • Galerie Enrico Navarra, Art Paris Fair, Paris.

  • Private Collector, United State America.

  • Rose Essa Gallery, London.

  • Private collector, Germany

  • Abu Dhabi Authority of Culture& Heritage, Abu Dhabi.

  • Contemporary Museum Doha.

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