ARTINECT was founded and is directed by Ashraf Osman, an architect and art curator. He completed his graduate architectural education in the US (Master of Architecture at Syracuse University, New York). He has over 10 years of experience as an architect in Princeton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA, where he also taught Interdisciplinary Design Foundations for 2 years at Philadelphia University. Ashraf is a Registered Architect both in the US and Lebanon. He recently completed his postgraduate curatorial studies in Switzerland (Master of Advanced Studies from the Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK) with a focus on olfactory art and socially-engaged art.