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Abdulrahman Al-Ishaq

Head of Public Art, Qatar Museums

Abdulrahman Al-Ishaq, Head of Public Art, is entrusted with developing a holistic Public Art program that achieves the strategic priorities of Qatar Museums, with emphasis on organic growth and cultural development.

An architect and an urbanist by profession, Abdulrahman was the Master planning Manager at Lusail City and the custodian of an array of high profile projects, working at multiple scales ranging from master planning to street furniture. His international experience includes working on academic projects in New York and Rio De Janeiro in Brazil.

At his current role, Abdulrahman is also responsible for creating and managing partnerships with public and private entities, relationships with local and international artists and overlooking Qatar Museums Public Art collection, its growth and its conservation.

Abdulrahman received his M.Sc. in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University and his B.Sc. in Architectural Engineering from Ajman University of Science and Technology. He is a licensed ‘Global Sustainability Assessment System’ (GSAS) Green professional, and was a board member of ‘GORD’, Gulf Organization for Research and Development.