Lamia Khorshid is an Egyptian born artist, educated in the United States, and is currently residing in Miami, Florida. She graduated from the University of Miami with an MFA degree in Photography / Digital Imaging in 2007.
Khorshid is an active exhibiting artist working in the medium of photography and video. Her first solo show entitled Seduction opened at Deluxe Arts Gallery, Miami in October 2006. She curated the Body Language Multi-Media Exhibition at Zones Contemporary Art Fair during Art Basel 2006. She has participated in group exhibitions at the Miami Lowe Art Museum, The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, The Autonomous Art Gallery Show during Art Basel 2005, Deluxe Art Gallery’s Art Basel on Edge 2006, the Miami Beach Cinematheque, the UM Project Space in Wynwood, and the Miami Center for the Photographic Arts. She has presented papers at the Florida Consortium of Women’s Studies Conference in Tampa in 2007 as well as MOCA in North Miami that same year. She is currently participating at TOYS ART US a curated show by Curator Dr. Milagros Bello at Curator’s Voice Art Projects. Khorshid will have a solo show this coming April 2011 at Curator’s Voice Art Projects. She is currently a Full Time Professor at the Photography Department at the University of Miami.
Khorshid opened and launched The Miami Photo Academy in 2009, offering private and small group workshops in digital photography.
In 2010, her work was exhibited at two large art fairs, MIA in the Miami Beach Convention Center, and Art Palm Beach in the Palm Beach Convention Center.
Lamia Khorshid continues to create work and actively exhibit. She currently teaches photography and digital imaging at the University of Miami.
Work has been included in the following publications:
Florida without Borders: Women at the Intersections of the Local and Global
by Kay Masters and Judy A. Hayden and Kim Vaz
Supermix Union of the Diverse Contemporary Art in Miami
by Charo Oquet & David Vardi November 2008