Eddie Abd is a Sydney based visual artist with experience in various disciplines including painting, drawing, illustration, design and costume & production design. Eddie also works in community cultural development, facilitating workshops in digital storytelling, animation and photography, in particular with participants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Eddie is also a broadcast journalist and radio producer. She worked at SBS Radio’s Arabic language program presenting live programs and coverage of political, social and artistic events with a focus on the Arabic community in Australia.
Since April 2013, Eddie became the host of Arabesque, the Arabic channel, for Qantas Airlines’ Inflight Radio. Eddie is currently undertaking a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Sydney.
She was awarded a Bachelor degree in Digital Media from the University of New South Wales in 2005, after completing a Diploma in High Studies in Painting at the Institute of Fine Arts, The Lebanese University in 2001. Eddie is the video facilitator for Beyond the Square’s Blue Grotto Project 2013.