Besan Z. Khamis (b. 1994) is a Palestinian-American artist living in New York City. His work consists of paintings, sculptures, performances, and musical compositions.
Maryland Institute College of Art, Interdisciplinary Sculpture, BFA.
Baltimore School for the Arts, High School Diploma.
University of California, Los Angeles: Intensive Sculpture Summer program in Art Department.
Selected works at "This Side of the Wall". The Jerusalem Fund, DC.
Painting exhibited at Sky Stage, Frederick, MD
“Miscommunications Chair” exhibited at group show Telephone. Gallery 502 NY, NY.
“Freedom Printer,” (sculpture) and “If I Ruled the World” (publication) exhibited at New York Art Book Fair “Friendly Fire”, MoMa PS1.
Bird’s Eye View, MICA Senior Thesis Exhibition.
Two person painting show "Al Ab w' Al Ibn" The Jerusalem Fund, DC.
“Fruit from Reineh,” Honorable Mention, Juried Undergraduate Show, MICA
Publications & Recognition
Ghassan Kanafani Resistance Arts Anthology Web and Print.
MICA Student Highlights. Web. Spring 2016.
Juxtapositions. Web and Print. Spring 2016.
If I Ruled the World. Press Press. Web and Print. Spring 2016.
If I Ruled the World. Featured by Bmore Art. Web. Spring 2016.
Betty Cooke '46 Scholarship
Reuben Brook Memorial Scholarship
MICA Achievement Award
Interdisciplinary Sculpture Recognition Award
MD Rawlings E.A. Grant