MFA Photography, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
AB French Literature, Georgetown University
Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC
American University in Paris, Paris, France
Muriel Hasbun’s expertise as an artist and an educator focuses on issues of cultural identity and memory, while generating socially engaged art projects. Through an intergenerational, transnational and transcultural lens, Hasbun constructs contemporary narratives and establishes a space for dialogue where individual and collective memory spark new questions about identity and place.
Muriel Hasbun is a 2014 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow, a 2006-08 Fulbright Scholar and the recipient of numerous distinctions and awards, including the Howard Chapnick Grant (2014), Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards in Photography (2015 & 2012) and in Media (2008), an Escuela de Bellas Artes Artist in Residence in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and the Corcoran College of Art + Design’s Outstanding Creative Research Faculty Award (2007). Most recently, she was Professor and Program Head of Photography at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at GWU in Washington, DC.