Ayad Almissouri, MFA
Ayad Almissouri earned his MFA in Studio Arts at the American University in Washington, DC. He was a recipient of the Mustafa Barzani Graduate Peace Fellowship. He studied painting and drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and holds a bachelor’s degree in Studio Arts from San Diego State University. He has been awarded many fellowships and residencies, most recently the Chautauqua Institute of Art Studio Program in New York. His work has been featured in several exhibitions in the United States and in Europe.