About

Post-Secondary Education:

Sep 2014- Sep 2016    MFA program at University of Calgary (Printmaking)
Sep 2009- Jun 2013    BFA Program at Islamic Azad University (Tehran central branch (Painting)

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2017 (Feb-May): Is she staring at me, or am I staring at her? (2) (Printmaking), Gallery 505, Calgary
  • 2016-2017 (Dec-Feb): The Traveller (Printmaking installation), Untitled Art Society’s +15 Window, Arts Commons, Calgary
  • 2016 (August): Going Back and Forth (Printmaking and sound installation), Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary (Thesis Exhibition)
  • 2016 (April): The Traveller (Printmaking and sound installation), 621 Gallery, University of Calgary
  • 2016 (March – May): Is she staring at me, or am I staring at her? (Printmaking), Window Galleries at Arts Commons, Calgary
  • 2015 (Nov): Neither here, Nor there (Printmaking and video installation), 621 Gallery, University of Calgary
  • 2015 (April – May): Torn Between (Printmaking), Alberta Printmakers’ +15 Window, Calgary
  • 2015 (April-May): D is o rienta ti o n (Drawing), University of Calgary’s +15 Window, Arts Commons, Calgary
  • 2015 (March): D is o rienta ti o n (Drawing and video installation), Little Gallery, University of Calgary.

Group Exhibitions:

  • 2016: Going Back and Forth (Printmaking and sound installation), Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary (50th anniversary of Department of Art)
  • 2016: Identity Group Exhibition (Printmaking installation), Shirin Art Gallery, Tehran/Iran, http://www.shiringallery.com/
  • 2016: Us-Them-Us (Video installation), Another tea at the Empress: Taking action: Contesting the institutional colonial agendas in the formal/nonformal curricula Conference, Department of Art, University of Calgary
  • 2016: Between Among and Away (Printmaking), University of Alberta Art and Design Graduate Student Association (ADGSA), at dc3ArtProjects, Edmonton
  • 2016: Not so Mini print exchange and exhibition (Printmaking), Alberta Printmakers’ main space, Calgary
  • 2015: Between two Worlds (Printmaking), two person show with Nurgul Rodriguez, Little Gallery, University of Calgary
  • 2015: Post min (Printmaking), Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary
  • 2015: Art House Union Gallery Show (Printmaking), Little Gallery, University of Calgary
  • 2015: Truck Gallery Fundraising Show (Printmaking), Truck Gallery’s main space, Calgary
  • 2015: Post min (Mixed Media), Little Gallery, University of Calgary
  • 2014: The first year MFA group show (Drawing), 621 Gallery, University of Calgary
  • 2013: The 7th annual “Montakhab-e Nasl-e No” (“Representatives of the new Generation”) (Drawing), The Museum of Contemporary Art, Ahvaz, Iran
  • 2013: The 7th annual “Montakhab-e Nasl-e No” (Drawing), Shirin Art gallery:
  • 2013: Final BFA project (Drawing), Faculty of Arts & Architecture-Islamic Azad University (Tehran central branch)
  • 2012: Recycled Art (Mixed Media), Faculty of Arts & Architecture Islamic Azad University (Tehran central branch)

Artist Residency:

  • 2016 (Oct): One-month artist residency at the CAAF residency, Calgary
  • 2016 (Nov): One- month artist residency at the Alberta Printmakers’ studio, Calgary

Public Art:

  • 2016: The Utility Box Corridor Mentorship Program; Funded by The City of Calgary through Alberta Printmakers. Mentor: Eveline Kolijn

I was one of the 12 artists who have been chosen for this project.

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