Myrna Ayad

Myrna Ayad is currently Fair Director at Art Dubai. Born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1977, Myrna is an independent arts writer, editor and consultant who has been based in the UAE for over thirty years. She has written prolifically for publications including The New York Times, The Art Newspaper, Artsy, Artforum, Artnet and The National among others, and published books on major collections and art movements in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Previously Editor of Canvas, a leading magazine for art and culture from the Middle East and Arab world where she worked for eight years (2007–2015), Myrna is recognised as one of the Middle East’s leading voices and cultural commentators.