Mahamid (1976) is a multidisciplinary Palestinian artist based in Haifa and Dublin since 2020. She was born in “Moawia”, a Palestinian village.
She earned her Master’s in Fine Arts at the University of Haifa in 2006, which was made possible by obtaining a scholarship of Excellence from the university. She received a degree in Museology and Curation from the University of Tel Aviv four years later.
Mahamid works across multiple mediums, including sculpture, video, installation, painting, and photography.
A.M Qattan Young Artist shortlisted Mahamid for the A.M Qattan Young Artist of the Year Award in 2002. She is a recipient of the 2007 Delfina Foundation’s Resident Artist Award as part of the Riwaq Biennale, a collaboration between the Delfina Foundation and the A.M. Qattan Foundation.
Her work has been part of several exhibitions in London, Chicago, Cairo, Dusseldorf, Haifa, Ramallah, Um El Fahim, Jericho in over 50 group exhibitions.
She also exhibited her work as part of the Qalandiya International Festival in 2014 and 2016, organized by the Arab Culture Association in Haifa. Her solo exhibitions include; “The Tale of a Gazelle”, 2016, and “work in progress”.