EDUCATION

Northern Illinois University/ Master of Fine Arts

Aug  2016 - May  2019,  Dekalb, IL

Bowling Green State University/ Bachelor of Fine Arts

Aug  2012 - May  2015,  Bowling Green, OH

Henry Ford College

Aug  2010  - Aug  2012,  Dearborn, MI

College for Creative Studies

Aug  2009  - May  2010,  Detroit, MI


EXPERIENCE/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Northern Illinois University/ Graduate Teaching  Assistant 

August  2017- Present, Dekalb IL

Instructor of Record- Two Dimensional Design

Northern Illinois University Art Museum/ Graduate Research  Assistant

August  2016- Present, Dekalb IL

Accession inventory through PastPerfect

Aid in installation for upcoming show

Monitor gallery during hours of operation

Northern Illinois University/Visual Arts Summer Camp

July 17-21,  2017-  Dekalb IL

Instructor- Printmaking-Serigraphy

University of Tennessee- Knoxville/ Studio Assistant

May 2017- June 2017-  Knoxville, TN

Assistant to John Douglas Powers, Associate Professor - Sculpture

NIU Jack Olson Gallery / Graduate Research Assistant

August  2016- May 2017, Dekalb IL

Installation of upcoming exhibitions

Gallery maintenance

Reception Host

Northern Illinois University/Graduate Assistantship

August  2016, Northern Illinois University- DeKalb, IL

Frogman’s Print Workshop / Archival Assistant

December  2016, Omaha, NE

Edited prints and portfolios for Frogman’s website

Organized portfolio exchanges from previous workshops

Bowling Green State University Printmaking Lab/Student Lab Assistant

August  2014- May 2015,  Bowling Green OH

Assisted students with printing, and dealing with hazardous materials.

Monitored time between student needs and upkeep of the lab.

Made sure lab was up to BGSU Art Department and NASAD guidelines.

Rosenthal Fine Art  / Art Gallery Intern

May  2014 - August 2014,  Chicago, IL

Examined and documented upcoming events pertaining to the gallery.

Aided in researching galleries around the U.S. to help with projects.

Managed documents for gallery’s art inventory.

2D Arts Association- Bowling Green State University / President           

Aug 2014- May  2015, Bowling Green, OH                                 

Delegated events/trips on and off campus

Managed budget for organization

Organized Black Swamp Arts Festival participation for 2DAA

Curated artwork for BGSU School of Art event-ArtsXtravaganza

2D Arts Association- Bowling Green State University / Vice President

Aug 2013- May  2014, Bowling Green, OH                                 

Advertised upcoming events on and off campus

Scheduled group meetings on campus

Took inventory of artwork for Black Swamp Arts Festival

Admissions and Recruitment Office Henry Ford College/ Student Ambassador

Feb 2012 - August  2012,  Dearborn, MI

Conducted tours for students interested in Henry Ford CC

Helped in answering question future students had in regards to the college.

Compiled feedback from students who completed tours

Sisson Gallery - Henry Ford College / Art Gallery Monitor

May 2011- Feb 2012,  Dearborn, MI

Ensured artwork was not tampered with

Assisted in hanging artwork for upcoming shows


AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Purchase Award

October 2017, Topeka, KS

Dorothea Bilder Art Scholarship

May 2017, Northern Illinois University- DeKalb, IL

Helen Merritt Art Scholarship

May 2017, Northern Illinois University- DeKalb, IL

Northern Illinois University/Institutional Waiver

August  2016, Northern Illinois University- DeKalb, IL

Bowling Green State University Senior BFA Show/ Medici Circle Cup- Best of BFA Show       

March  2015 , Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery- Bowling Green, OH                                                         

Stuart R. Givens Fellowship         

April 2014 , Bowling Green State University- Bowling Green, OH

Bowling Green State University Undergraduate Exhibition/Doris Marie Herner Award    

January 2014 , Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery-Bowling Green, OH                        

State of the State Conference/ Target Scholar Recipient

March  2013 ,Bowling Green State University-  Bowling Green, OH              


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Sanctum:  Artist Books and Prints by Zeinab Saab

October 2017, Arab American Cultural Center, University of Illinois at Chicago- Chicago, IL

Rituals:  A Solo Show of  Prints and Drawings by Zeinab Saab

February  2017 , Loftworks Gallery- Cleveland, OH


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

31st Annual WomenWorks Juried Fine Arts Show  2018

March  2018,  Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

Juror: Karen Stahleker

Authentic Marks: 2nd Annual International Miniature Printmaking Exhibition, 2018

March  2018,  A4 Gallery- Dubai, UAE

The Printed Page III Juried Exhibition

March  2018, Abecedarian Gallery- Denver, CO

Juror: Alicia Bailey -  Curator , Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO

Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts

February 2018, Anderson Gallery at Drake University, Des Moines, IA

Jurors: Sarah McCoy, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Drake University

                Mary Jones, Professor Emeritus of Art and Design, Grandview University

Unpacked Mobile Gallery Presents: Come As You Are/ Northern Illinois University’s Winter Convocation

January 2018, Unpacked Mobile Gallery, Northern Illinois University- DeKalb, IL

Abcedarian Gallery Artists’ Books Cornucopia VIII

October 2017, Art Gym Denver, Denver CO

Juror : Cynthia Nourse Thompson, Director of Graduate Programs in Book Arts + Printmaking and Studio Arts at the University of the Arts.

No Answer- Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Purchase Award

6th Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art

October 2017, Irving Arts Center -Irving, TX

Juror : Dr. Linda Komaroff, Curator for the Islamic Art Collection at LACMA

2017 Bowling Green State University  Alumni Exhibition

September  2017, Bowling Green State University- Bowling Green, OH

Core New Art Space Juried Exhibition- Blue Show

May 2017, Core New Art Space- Denver, CO

Cryptic Language : Two Person Exhibition by Millicent Kennedy and Zeinab Saab

April 2017 , DeKalb Women’s Center- DeKalb, IL

Artlink 37th Annual National Print Exhibition

March  2017  , Artlink Contemporary Gallery- Fort Wayne, IN

Juror : Patrick Flaherty

Shaghaf Group Presents: Woven Heritage - International Miniature Printmaking Exhibition

March  2017 , A4 Gallery- Dubai, UAE

IllMuslims: Be Social DET Pop Up Show by Threads and Beams

March  2017  , Arab American National Museum, Dearborn MI

Northern Illinois University Winter Convocation

February 2017 , The Egyptian Theatre -DeKalb, IL

Bandolier Press Presents: The Long Walk Home

January  2017 , Union Street Gallery- Chicago Heights, IL

Vis A Vis: NIU Student and Alumni Printmaking Exhibition

January  2017 , Gallery 214 -Northern Illinois University- DeKalb, IL

Nasty Women Exhibition

January  2017 , Knockdown Center- Queens, NY

Fine Prints for a Fine Space Exhibition

November 2016 , Backspace Gallery- Northern Illinois University- Dekalb, IL

Back/To/For/Ward- NIU First Year MFA Show

November 2016 , Gallery 215-Northern Illinois University- Dekalb, IL

Pacific States Biennial North American Student Portfolio Exchange

October 2016 , East Hawai'i Cultural Center -University of Hawaii- Hilo, HI

Bowling Green State University Senior BFA Show     

March  2015 , Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery- Bowling Green, OH                                                       

Medici Circle Cup- Best of BFA Show  

Bowling Green State University Women’s Center- Celebrating Women in the Arts Exhibition               

December  2014 , Wankleman Gallery-  Bowling Green, OH                                 

LeSo Gallery Overture III Show                                   

September  2014 , LeSo Gallery,  Toledo, OH                                           

LeSo Gallery 2nd Annual Hair Show                    

February   2014 , Leso Gallery- Toledo, OH

Bowling Green State University Undergraduate Exhibition        

January 2014 , Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery-Bowling Green, OH                                 

Doris Marie Herner Award Recipient                                                                                                                 

NOW-OH 6 Exhibition                                                   

June  2013 , Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery- Bowling Green, OH                                                             

Bowling Green State University Undergraduate Exhibition                                

December  2012 , Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery- Bowling Green, OH


PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

University of Iowa- Library of Special Collections

December 2017, Preserved Book Purchase, Iowa City, IA,

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

October 2017, No Answer  Book Purchase, Topeka,  KS , October 2017

Zayed University Printmaking Department

February 2017, Jenna/Dunya, Intaglio, Duba, United Arab Emirates

Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

March 2017, Lighten Up/Tighten Up  Screenprint, Honolulu, HI,


WORKSHOPS/ CONFERENCES ATTENDED

Frogman’s Printmaking Workshops

July 2017, University of Nebraska- Omaha, Nebraska

Southern Graphics Council International

March  2017, Atlanta, GA