Shuruq Harb was born 1980 in Ramallah, Palestine. She earned a MA in Photographic Studies from the University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom in 2006. She completed her B.A. in philosophy in three years at Earlham College, IN, U.S.A. (2002), and went on to study photography at Focal Point-the Visual Arts Training Center in Vancouver, Canada (2003). She was a finalist for the Hassan Hourani Young Artist of the Year award in 2004 and has exhibited her work in Germany, Italy, U.K. and the Middle East.