Manal Abu-Shaheen (b. 1982, Beirut) is a Lebanese-American photographer currently living and working in the Bronx, NY. Her recent solo exhibitions include Mapping Utopia, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR; 2d Skin, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY; Theater of Dreams, Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University, NJ; and Beta World City, LORD LUDD, Philadelphia, PA. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Beard & Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, MA; Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Society of Korean Photography, Seoul, Korea; Queens Museum, NY; and The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY. She is a recipient of the Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship, NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Photography, Aaron Siskind Foundation Fellowship, Jerome Foundation Travel, and Study Grant, LMCC Workspace Residency, and AIM Residency at the Bronx Museum. Abu-Shaheen holds a B.A from Sarah Lawrence College and M.F.A in Photography from Yale School of Art. She teaches at The City College of New York.