Khalil Abdulwahid is an Emirati visual artist, working primarily in painting and video from Dubai. He is also the Visual Arts Manager at Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (DCAA), a position he has held since 2008. Prior to that, he was the Coordinator of Visual Arts at the Dubai Cultural Council, which merged to become part of the DCAA. He works to assist young and established artists to showcase their work in exhibitions and cultural events, sponsoring local artists participation in international exhibitions and art events, organising workshops for emerging and aspiring artists and overseeing AIR Dubai, the Delfina Foundation’s global residency programme for local and international artists and curators, in collaboration with Tashkeel, ArtAsiaPacific and Art Dubai. He holds a Diploma in Drafting and Design from Pennsylvania College of Technology and a Bachelor’s Degree in workforce education and development from Pennsylvania State University.