Hadis Tourikarami holds an MFA from MassArt and MS in Chemical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. Hadis Karami is a textile artist currently based in New Bedford, MA. Hadis followed her passion for the arts after earning an M.Sc. in chemical engineering. Incorporating traditional embroidery and weaving techniques, her work often questions political, socio-cultural, and gender norms through the lens of her personal traumas and experiences. Hadis’ work has been exhibited throughout the United States. In 2022, she was awarded the Jill Slosburg-Ackerman Scholarship by the MassArt Foundation.