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​Selected Group Exhibitions:

​2016 - Annual WOMEN IN ARTS - Exclusive Multi-Artist ART Exhibit,

Washington, DC

2015 - IHM Mother House Exhibit - Detroit, MI

​2015 - Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID) - “Women” - Detroit, MI

2015 - The Gallery - Marygrove College - "Identify" - Detroit, MI

2013 - The Gallery - Marygrove College -  “Student Show 2013” - Detroit, MI


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2016 - Tree of Life Educational Fund - "Wheels of Justice" - Old Lyme, CT
2012 - Arta Gallery, Distillery District - “One Million Voices” - Toronto, ON


Workshops
2015 - Marygrove College, Open Art Studio, Detroit MI

2014 - The Children's Center, Open Art Studio, Detroit MI
2014 - Theresa Maxis Senior Living - Intaglio Printmaking Studio - Detroit MI
2014 - Third 90 Network, Photography Workshop, Detroit MI



​​​Professional Experience

Live Art / Fundraising Events

2016 - Annual National Dinner - Human Rights Campaign -

Washington DC

2015 - An Art Therapy Affair - Pasadena Breast Wellness Center, Omni Pathology, Greenlite Meals & SocializeLA - Pasadena, CA

2013 - Song & Salsa Fundraiser - Genesis School of the Arts - Honduras/Canada/Africa - Toronto ON

2012 - One Million Voices Campaign - One Free World International - Human Rights Initiatives in Afghanistan - Toronto, ON

2011 - 1Focus Fundraiser - Girl's Education in Calcutta, India - Toronto, ON

2011 - [Free-them] - Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign & Fundraiser - Toronto, ON

2010 - “Single Mother's Tea Party" fundraiser - Toronto, ON

2010 - Expressions Coffee House - Community Arts - Toronto, ON

2009 - Expressions Coffee House - Community Arts - Toronto, ON

2008 - Sound Ministry DJ Event - Community Arts - Toronto, ON
2007 - Maximized Potential Fundraiser - Youth Leadership Development - Toronto, ON   

Jennifer Awad is a Toronto based artist presently residing in Washington DC / Virginia to expand her artistic career. Born into a family of creatives in varying disciplines, Jennifer found her unique expression at a very young age through visual art. 

Primarily inspired by cultural diversity and the human condition, Jennifer's artwork attempts to capture these musings by using bright, bold, saturated color palettes and textural compositions which are trademark of her contemporary abstract style. 

Her career as professional artist launched in 2005 with a passion for using the Voice, Power and Compassion of art to bring inspiration to every viewer.

In 2007, Jennifer started painting in partnership with human rights and non-profit organizations, grassroots movements initiatives, community outreach programs and educational platforms through art talks, live paintings at fundraising events, community projects, open art studios, private and corporate commissions as well as solo and group exhibitions.

Today, her work continues to create opportunities and partnerships to bring about social change both locally and abroad, causing her perpetual growth in artistic identity, career and service.



Awards

2015 - 2016 Dean's Fellowship Award, The George Washington University 

2013 - 2015 Presidential Award, Marygrove College 

2013 - 2015 Arts Award, Marygrove College