Amani Haydar

Artist in Residence

Amani Haydar is a lawyer, artist and writer. She holds a BA in Communications and Law from the University of Technology, Sydney. Her writing and illustrations have been featured on ABC News Online, SBS Voices, Arab Australian Other and Sweatshop Women. Amani was a finalist in the 2018 Archibald Prize. She received the 2018 Australian Muslim Achievement Award for Creative Artist of the Year. Her debut novel, The Mother Wound, is forthcoming.