Muneera Hamed Al-Sharhan

Born in 1989 in Bahrain

Raised in Kuwait, currently living in London

EDUCATION

2016- Central Saint Martins (CSM), London, United Kingdom

Masters of Arts, Design: Jewellery 

2008-2011    -Rhode Island School of design (RISD), Providence, Ri, USA

Bachelors of Fine Art, Jewelry + Metalsmithing

2007-2008  -Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Atlanta, Ga, USA

Foundation studies

1995-2007  -American School of Kuwait (ASK), Hawalli, Kuwait,

AWARDS

2016   - Received the Young Designer award from Arab Woman’s Award in Kuwait

2012   -Won the Sheriffs de Mode Award in Eclat de Mode, Paris

           -Received a full sponsorship to participate in Eclat de Mode Bijorhca exhibition in Paris France

from Sabah AlAhmed Center for Giftedness and Creativity 2012

 EXHIBITIONS

2016   -Sadi, Sadu Art and Design Initiative, Sadu House, Kuwait

            - What’s your Location? Re-imagined Reality, Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait

2014   -The Overdressed Pavilion, Jewelry Arabia 2014, Bahrain

2013   -Kreate, Bayt Lothan, Kuwait

           -Out of Kuwait, Edge of Arabia, London

           -Kreate, Bayt Lothan, Kuwait

           -Solo jewelry exhibition, Bayt Lothan, Kuwait

2012   -Out of Kuwait, Museum of Modern Art, Kuwait

            -Mawaheb, The Avenues, Kuwait

2011    -Senior Invitational, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI USA

            -Heat it/ Beat it, J+M Senior Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI USA

2010   -RISD Exposé, downtown Providence, RI USA

2009  -Jewelry and Metals Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI USA

PUBLICATIONS

-Tadros, Gina: “The Winners of the Arab Woman’s Award Kuwait” Hello Arabia, Spring- Summer issue, April 2016, p 82

-Hessain, Jinan: “Muneera Hamed Alsharhan: Designs for the elegant women” Marie Claire Kuwait, issue 77, February 2015, p 46-49

 -Bazzar Staff: “Out of Kuwait: Capturing a Lost Era, A collection of childhood memories record a generation of architecture” Bazaar, May 2014, p 84

-Ayesh, Shaza: “Carved in Stone” The City Magazine, issue 19, January 2014 p 108-111

-Robehmed, Sophie: “Kuwaiti artists go under the spotlight” The National, Web. November 13-2013

-El Houry, Dana: “Contemporary Creations” The Talk, issue 24/45, November 2012, p 18-20

-Horsheed, Nisreen: “Alsharhan”, Osrati, vol. 48, issue 1558, July 2012, p 74-76

-Saleh, Seham:”Muneera Alsharhan: Every Piece Has its Story”, Alyaqza, vol. 45, June 2012, p 50-52

-Bazzar Staff: “The Stories You Wear”, Bazaar, issue 161, June 2012, p 46-47