Sara Al Haddad
a fulbright foreign exchange scholarship grantee, al haddad is currently pursuing an MFA in sculpture from maryland institute college of art (MICA) in baltimore, USA, and is expected to graduate in may 2016. she received her BFA in visual communication, concentration in graphic design from the american university in dubai (AUD), united arab emirates in 2011.
she had two solo exhibitions, ‘bursting at the seams’ in the pavilion downtown dubai in 2012, and ‘i know, i knew’ in the gallery of light in 2013 after completing a two months residency at dubai community theatre & arts centre (DUCTAC). in 2014, al haddad was awarded a three-month residency at artist in residence (a.i.r), in dubai, resulting with an open studio exhibition parallel to SIKKA art fair, and commissioned site-specific works for art dubai projects, art dubai fair, in madinat jumeirah.
her recent group exhibitions include “beyond” at abu dhabi art; and a group performance “women’s work,” led by program director, maren hassinger in participation with her fellow graduate rinehart’s at the walters art museum, baltimore.