Amalia Mourad was born (1992) and raised in Berkeley, California. She currently lives and works in Berlin. Mourad is a visual artist and primarily focuses on the figure, emotion, and the human experience. In 2013 Mourad graduated with a painting major from the College of Creative Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara. In 2016, Mourad obtained an MFA Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York. After graduating she co-founded the artist collective Fruit Exchange Studios in Brooklyn. Mourad has shown her work in New York, California, Miami, Montreal, Berlin, and Lisbon and been represented at art fairs such as PULSE and Spring Break Art Show. In 2017, she was invited to participate in a one-month residency at Espositivo in Madrid and in 2020 she completed a second one-month residency at PADA Studios in Lisbon. Her work has been featured in numerous publications including twice as a Noteworthy artist in New American Paintings. In addition to her visual art practice, Mourad has curated shows, acted in several professional plays, and studied classical guitar for twelve years. Mourad is currently working as a Digital Humanities Expert for the newly launched online art platform, Navigating.art.
Amalia Mourad Korczowski
Visual Artist and Digital Humanities Expert