BIO - Rana Mikdashi
Rana was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1973.
After completing her M.Sc. in mathematics in 1997 at
the University of Ottawa, Canada, Rana formally took
up her interest in jewellery making. She commenced
her training in Ottawa and developed it through an
apprenticeship at a silversmith's workshop in Khan
El-Khalili in Cairo, Egypt in 2000. She then pursued
her education by joining the Alchimia School for
Contemporary Jewellery and Design in Florence,
Italy, where she completed the 2nd year programme in
2003. Shortly after, Rana moved to Barcelona, Spain,
where she trained and worked for two and half years.
She has held solo exhibitions and participated in
group exhibitions, in Egypt, Lebanon, Italy and
Spain. Currently works from her studio in Beirut,
Lebanon and exhibits at Starch boutique in Solidere.