I'm a passionate artist and local photographer based in
Colorado | United States, I use my photography to support communities and societies such as Refugees & Immigrants, Disabled children, by Auctioning my pieces for fundraising. I'm also an activist, Photographystorrytellor, and Autism Advocates.
I have a bachelor degree in science, I'm a single Austim Mom, I'm originally from Iraq, lived my childhood in London. the most expensive gear I use in my work is "PASSION"
I worked as a graphic designer and photographer for over eight
years in Zain telecom Iraq and previously I work for the same position with Iraqi American Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
I'm a registered Photographer for Light & Composition University
I'm Also a mentor and photographer for Picture Me Here Denver
Besides photography, I'm also a public speaker at Refugee Speaker Bureau Colorado
I joined Picture Me Here in 2017 as a Photographer, Mentor, and storyteller. I also worked at Rocky Mountains Human Services as a volunteer photographer for the year 2016. In the same year, I was part of the Denver Month of Photography had one of my pieces presented by The Big Picture Gallery.
in 2017 I was a speaker representing Lutheran Family Services during (Saint Swim's Day) Implemented
by Lutheran Church for Refugees Fundraising. and Also with the same organization I worked and collaborated in one of their short films called ( I'm your friendly neighbor). I exhibited my photographs at the Gala Dinner fundraising event at the Westin -DIA.
Also, I lately Participated in Faces of Us project presented by Project Worth More Where two of
my Art Pieces was sold out via our Neighbors, Ourselves' art gallery & fundraiser.
I exhibited six pieces during ( Dear Younger Me ) Reception in Colorado Photographic Art Center and RedLind Gallery . and Wolverine Farm in Fort Collins. I Also presented three photography storytelling projects in the Rocky Mountains College of Art and Design all presented by Picture Me Here.
I started photography with Sony H7 and Carel Zias lenses, and eventually moved to Nikon Full-Fram DSLR’s. Graphic Design has helped me to strengthen my photographic perspective. I also work as a Contributor photographer selling my work at
Plenty of Worldwide magazines has featured me and my artworks as well as my story such as:-
5280 Magazine shared my work on their Instagram page
I also Participated in International Photography Salons in Australia and Dubai. and Lately had my work showed in several art galleries in Denver like Artwork Network and I'm a part of the most significant Photographic event - Denver Month of Photography.
Bill SB 230 Committee Hearing | Testimony
Bill SB 230 Signing Ceremony
Chat4Change by Women Foundation of Colorado | Panelist
Refugee Speakers Bureau | Speaker
Picture Me Here | Mentor Artist and speaker
Colorado Photographic Art center | Speaker for Dear Younger Me Here by PMH
Rocky Mountain Art and design | Artist for Digital Storytelling Exhibit by PMH
Denver Month of Photography | the Big Picture | Participant Artist
R-Bazaar | Art Vendor
Saint Swim’s Day by Lutheran Family Services | Speaker
Faces of Us by Project Worth More | Art Vendor
10 min talk by Red Line Gallery | Speaker for PMH
Here's some of my published work ... be my guest!
The last thing I'd say about me is, If it happens to be asked about which gears I rather use in my photography, I would say with a grin:-