Aya Krisht is a Lebanese designer and printmaker currently based in Dearborn, MI. She graduated from the American University of Beirut with a BFA in Graphic Design, where her senior thesis focused on the relationship between design and comics. She is currently the Media Designer at the Arab American National Museum where she manages all of the print and digital visual applications of the Museum, and sits on the Exhibits Committee and Artist Residency Committee.
Her work has been exhibited in the U.S., the U.K., the U.A.E., Egypt and Lebanon.
She is a co-founder of Maamoul Press, a multi-disciplinary small press and collective for the creation, curation, and dissemination of art by marginalized creators at the intersection of comics, printmaking, and book arts.
Her creative interests are at the intersection of visual storytelling and the exploration/representation of the human condition.