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Nada Abdallah Visiting Lecturer Academic RankLecturer
Nada Abdallah

Specialization:

  • Visual Communication: Graphic Design, Arabic & Latin Typography, Motif Design.

Research Interests:

  • Arabic Culture through design, Trends in Graphic Design, Arabic Typography, Bilingual Typography, Cultural Appropriation, Prehistoric Motif Design and Design Evaluation and assessment.

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MFA in Visual Communication & Graphic Design, Lebanese University. BS in Visual Communication, American University of Sharjah, 2001.
2005-2019: Lecturer, Fine Arts & Design Department, Lebanese International University 2005-2019: Coordinator of the Fine Arts & Design Department, Lebanese International University 2008-2009: Visiting Lecturer, Lebanese University 2002-2005: Instructor, Higher Colleges of Technology 1998-recent: Graphic Designer
Identity Designer, Type Designer, Curator, Photographer, Researcher, Lecturer, Artist, Illustrator
Lebanese Graphic Design Syndicate Membership, Khatt Foundation, Ionion Center for the Arts & Culture, Institute of Visual Communication, Bilarabic.
Bilarabic Design Festival: Arabic Culture through design, Meta.motif: Motif Design from Prehistory to Contemporary, Arabic Typography, Graphic Design and Trends, Appropriation in Design.
 Mahmoud Kaheel 2018, Illustration Annual  COLOR WORKS 2018, Color of Korea Catalog  Al Safir 2017, Newspaper  Bilarabic 2017, Graphic Design Catalog  Bilarabic 2016, Graphic Design Catalog  Beirut Design Week 2016, Catalog  Saudi Design Week 2016, Catalog  Opus 2016, Catalog  Art Week 2016, Catalog  COLOR WORKS 2015, Color of Korea Catalog  Educator of the Middle East 2010, Magazine  Al Manar Newspaper 2004 and 2005, HCT  Al Jawaher Newspaper 2004 and 2005, HCT  Al Fanar Journal 2004 and 2005, HCT  Campus Journal issues 3-13 2005, Newspaper  Al Maarifa School 2002, Yearbook  Fertile Crescent 2001, Portfolio  theWorks design source book 2001  Realms 1999, 2000, 2001, American University of Sharjah  Leopard 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, AUS
Senior Graphic Design Project Supervision 2005-2019
2019- Honored for Excellence in Teaching & Service, Lebanese International University, Saida, Lebanon Summer and Fall 2018 and 2019- Granted Art and Research Residency in the Ionion Center for Arts and Culture, Kefalonia, Greece. October 2015- Awarded Full Three year Scholarship to attend the PhD program in the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture in Università di Cagliari, Italy for being Second place in the Masters at the Lebanese University over the School of Fine Arts all across Lebanon. 2005- Awarded Best Actress Award on Film “My Way” by Salem Al-Qassimi, Emirates Film Festival Competition Dubai, UAE 2005- Honored for Excellence in Service, Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology, Sharjah, UAE 2003-2005- Recipient of Certificate of Appreciation for Campaign Design, Mosaic Annual Exhibition at Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology, Sharjah, UAE 2004- Recipient of Excellent Evaluation from the Head of Department of Design at Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology Sharjah, UAE 2003, Received Certificate of Honor for instructing my Graphic Design Student who won the Sheikh Zayed post stamp competition. Emirates Post, Dubai, UAE 2002, Awarded First Place of the Photographer of the Middle East Award, arranged by Photography of the M.E. Magazine published by ITP and Fugi Film, Dubai – UAE 2001, Awarded Second Place Photographer- Digital Category by Nikon Photographic Competition, arranged by Dubai International Art Center, Dubai, UAE 2001, Dean’s Award in Excellence in Service. Award bestowed upon Graduation from the School of Architecture and Design at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 1997-2001, Dean’s List Award at American University of Sharjah Sharjah, UAE 1998-2001, Awarded Partial Scholarship for High GPA. American University of Sharjah, Sharjah– UAE 1999, Certificate of Recognition of Contribution to Student Activities, Dean of Students at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 2000, Merit Award in Visual Communication 3rd year Teach the Teacher Awards. Based on an Annual Competition held by the School of Architecture and Design at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah– UAE 1999, Awarded First and Third Place in the Graphic Design Category, Critics Choice Award. Based on an Annual Competition held by the School of Architecture and Design at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 1999, Awarded First and Third Place in the Printmaking Category Critics Choice Award. Based on an Annual Competition held by the School of Architecture and Design at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 1999, Awarded Second Place in the Multimedia Category Critics Choice Award. Based on an Annual Competition held by the School of Architecture and Design at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 1999, Awarded Third Place in Architecture and Design Critics Choice Award. Based on an Annual Competition held by the School of Architecture and Design at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 1994-1995, Selected by the Talent Committee at Sharjah Ladies Club as the first talent to showcase artwork in the gallery space of the center.
Art Direction, Organizing Design Event, Design Consultation, Illustrating, Printing, Exhibiting, Curating, Designing and Painting.
Learning is a lifelong journey. Curiosity is the key to success. Happiness should be assessed, happiness is reflected in work. Emphasis on the importance of Interdisciplinary Collaborations, Preservation and Renovation of the Arabic concepts and compositions through design. Main Principles: Culture, passion, creativity and inspiration.
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