Yumna Al-Arashi (1988) born and raised in Washington, DC. 

Bachelors Degree in International Politics with a focus on the Middle East from The New School.

On-going documentary work has received support from: 

The US Department of State Office of Art in Embassies, International Women's Media Foundation,National Geographic Abu Dhabi, The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, and VSCO.

Named an Up And Coming Female Journalist by Forbes Magazine in 2011. 



2016 Annenberg Space For Photography, Los Angeles, "GirlGaze"

2016 Junior High, Los Angeles “Her Room”

2015 Permanent Collection, US Embassy - Sana'a, Yemen, "Art in Embassies"

2015 Protein Studios, London “Signed for Syria”

2015 - Permanent Collection, VSCO - Oakland, CA

2015 Hands Down Creative x Think Tank LA, Los Angeles “Eye for an Eye”

2015 Photoville, New York City “I Am Not A Machine” in collaboration with VSCO

2015 Los Angeles, LA.MAKES Studio

2014 Los Angeles Art Book Fair. Los Angeles, CA. 

2013 Milk Studios ‘Milk Made.’ New York City

2013 Gulf Photo Plus Slidefest IX. Dubai, UAE