about

e: alnashmij@gmail.com

born 1991 kuwait city | kuwait

architect and artist interested in cities and their harmony between all human values.

[ education ]

5 year professional BArch, iowa state university, cum laude | 2013

visiting school programme, architectural association, london | 2012

auroville earth institute, auroville, india | 2011

university college school, camden, london | 2005-2008

kuwait english school, kuwait | 1994-2005

[ work ]

pace, hawally, kuwait | junior architect | 2015-present

contemporary art platform | assistant curator | 2015

freelancing | interior designer | 2014-2015

neumann monson architects, ames, ia, usa | intern architect | 2013-2014

bab.nimnim design studio | intern architect | 2011

[ awards and participations ]

ministry of youth awards ceremony with the crown prince [kuwait representative for the arab council] april 2017

jameel prize nominee, art jameel and V&A museum  award for islam-inspired art [shortlisted artist] nominated by sheikha altaf alsabah, march 2017

needlab_kuwait matters, architecture workshop [host organizer] january 2017

sadi by sadu house, sadui inspired design competition [honorable mention] awarded by sheikha altaf alsabah, bibi alsabah and general secretariat of the national council for culture arts and letters ali alyouha, january 2017

art jameel photography award [2nd winner] selected by ahmed mater, november 2016

CSI competition, BArch and MArch student competition [1st place]  2012

design emphasis ’12, USA nation-wide student furniture-making competition [finalist] 2012

iowa state university dean’s list | 2010-2013

auroville earth institute CSEB course certificate | 2012

AA spring semester programme certificate | 2012

kansas city community center, honorable mention | 2010

chicago dwelling project, honorable mention | 2010

contributions to ISU art exhibitions | 2009-2011

kuwait cultural council certificates of academic achievement | 2008-2013

kuwait ministry of higher education merit scholarship | 2008-2013

[ exhibitions / performances ]

arcwalk [one.oh], architectural photography exhibition at artspace gallery, kuwait [photographer] may 2017

select – the maker issue, book launch and exhibition at salhiya mall, kuwait [artist/designer] may 2017

select – the maker issue, book launch and exhibition at contemporary art platform, kuwait [artist/designer] may 2017

artists for K’S PATH, group charity art exhibition at boushahri gallery, kuwait [artist/designer] april 2017

harmony in the city, group art exhibition at masaha 13 art gallery, kuwait [curator and artist] artworks now in the collection of sheikh jaber alsabah, february 2017

pavilion at the park, needlab pavilion opening ceremony at shaheed park, kuwait [speaker] january 2017

sadi, sadu inspired design exhibition at sadu house, kuwait [product designer] january 2017

selected works from the maraya art centre collection, permanent collection exhibition at maraya art centre, sharjah, UAE [designer] october 2016

tajleyat photografia fi almubarkiya, group exhibition at boushahri gallery, kuwait [fine art photographer] june 2016

what’s your location?, group exhibition at CAP, kuwait [curator & fine art photographer] may 2016

new perspectives, exhibition at dar alfunoon, kuwait [furniture designer] may 2016

artists for K’S PATH, art exhibition at boushahri gallery, kuwait [fine art photographer] april 2016

youraok benchmark forum 2016, al shaheed park, kuwait [artist and designer] february 2016

spray sound, live art and live music event at chili pepper, kuwait [curator] november 2015

islamopolitan, design exhibition at CAP, kuwait [furniture designer] installation currently owned by maraya art centre in sharjah, UAE. november 2015

what’s your location? group exhibition at centro cultural erico verissimo, porto alegre, brazil [fine art photographer] august 2015

word of mouth, poetry reading at masaha 13, kuwait [poet] may 2015

tefaseel, exhibition in al hamra mall, kuwait [installation designer] april 2015

al khayal in haka, installation at the cube, almakan, kuwait [installation artist] march 2015

sami mohammad: a retrospective, exhibition at CAP, kuwait [installation artist] march 2015

fallow, black’s heritage farm, iowa [installation artist] may 2013

graduation, ISU CoD gallery 181 [installation artist] february 2012

ISU CoD furniture exhibition [ furniture maker ]

memorial union art exhibitions [sculptor and painter ]

fresh fotos [photographer] 2009

[ publications and talks ]

select – the maker issue, publication of quality kuwaiti designers, kuwait published [artist for cover artwork and visual materials mapping] may 2017

khaleejesque soar issue 26, article on sadi design contest, kuwait [mentioned in article as award winner] march 2017

lecture series, needlab events at shaheed park, kuwait [organizer] january 2017

panel discussion, needlab events at kuwait university, kuwait [panelist] january 2017

the nature of space – brazil to kuwait, talk at contemporary art platform [speaker] may 2016

alyaum newspaper [article about AJPA awards ceremony] 2016

khaleejesque magazine | rebirth issue 24 [“jassim al-nashmi – an architect with a public mission”] 2016

bazaar magazine | october 2016 issue [“a versatile talent“, interview by nejoud al-yagout] 2016

al tashkeel | issue 26 [article written by the art critic dr. moayad hassan on the traveling exhibition, ‘what’s your location?’ during its time in CAP, kuwait] august 2016

the talk | issue 85 [article about the “art of can” event] july 2016

art kuwait | blog

alrai | newspaper

soot alkuwait | newspaper

alqabas | newspaper

KUNA | newspaper

CAP Kuwait | website

CAP Kuwait Lectures Series | website

All Events | blog

248am | blog

redbull | blog

redBull art of can 2016 [judge] | vlog

 

what’s your location? exhibition 2016 | vlog

 

 

t-square magazine [article author] 2015

sami mohammad: a retrospective catalogue [installation published] 2015

arch.ive [university project published] 2015

central iowa CSI newsletter 2013

archinect.com 2013

datum [university project published] 2013

revival magazine [university project published] 2013

catalyst magazine 2012

datum journal of architecture 2012

khaleejesque.com 2011

visualtherapyonline.com 2011

iowa state daily newspaper 2010

michellekaufmann.com 2009

iastate.edu 2009