Howard el-Yasin is a native of New Haven, CT and Assistant Director of the Teaching Fellow Program at Yale. He received his MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2016. His artwork has been exhibited in solo and group shows around the U.S. and is in private collections. He has been awarded residencies at Anderson Ranch, CO and Vermont Studio Center, VT. Locally, the Daily Nutmeg and New Haven Independent recently featured his artwork. Howard maintains an active studio practice in Westville at West River Arts, 909 Whalley Avenue.