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3301 NE 1st Ave
Miami, Fl 33137

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Biography/Work Experience

Mariam Elias is an art director with a master’s degree from Miami AD School. She has previously worked as a copywriter, scriptwriter and an art reviewer before she shifts her role as a creative. Besides advertising, she directed a short film entitled “Drawing On A Nude Body” which was reviewed in Frieze art magazine and won best directing award at the Cairo’s National Film Festival. She has also self published a book about young artists entitled “Thawret El Loool.” “Spotify Sam” won several awards including a bronze Clio and her designs were previously published in Graphis New Talent Annual 2017.

Professional Specialties

Advertising, Art Direction, Copywriting

Graphis Appearances

Graphis New talent Annual 2017


CLIO MUSIC-Bronze,2017. Spotify Sam WOONGDOODY Scholarship, Shortlisted. MAS TOP DOG-Golden Paw,2017 -UNICEF-404 Home Not Found. -Time-FAKE News. -DIY Museum. Summit Advertising Awards,2017 404 Home Not Found-Silver One Club Bootcamp Pitch, 2017 Verizon:Mind the Gap, Bronze AAF Miami: American Advertising Awards,2017 404 Home Not Found-Silver Graphis New Talent Awards, 2017 DIY Museum-Silver Singer Omar Soulyman Poster- Merit Trans is In Nature-Merit MAS Top Dog Awards, 2016 Hey Gramps- Paw Vital Instinct Branding- Paw Egyptian National Film Festival, 2015 Drawing On A Nude Body-Best Director Award JWT Award of Excellence, 2007 Stop Street Bullying-Best Use of Research.

Graphis Awards

Silver-2017 Merit-2017

Featured In:


Graphis New Talent Annual




Florida International University, United States School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Master’s degree, Global Strategic Communication 2016 – 2017 Miami Ad School, United States Master's degree, Art Direction, 2016 – 2017 The Basel School of Design, Switzerland Poster design course July 2015 Università degli Studi di Torino with the ITCILO, Turin, Italy Masters degree in Management of Heritage and Cultural Projects Thesis: Turning Baron Palace into site-specific museum. 2011 – 2012 Helwan University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Cairo,Egypt Bachelor of Arts In Art Direction & Interior Architecture 2005 – 2010 The American University in Cairo , Egypt Bachelor of Arts In Journalism and Mass Communication Integrated Marketing Communication, Minor: Art, Minor 2: Business 2002 – 2007


Verison-Spotify-Design Museum In Basel