Education

2017       Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, California State University, Northridge, CA
2016       CSU Summer Arts Residency, California State University, Monterey Bay, CA
2012       Master of Arts, Photography, University of Tehran, Iran
2009      Bachelor of Arts, Photography, University of Tehran, Iran

Teaching Experience

2017-18   Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Northridge, CA
2016       Instructor of Record, California State University, Northridge, CA
2013       Adjunct Faculty, Azad University (IAUSR), Tehran, Iran

Related Experiences

2017    Guest Lecturer, Arts Council, CSUN Art Galleries, California State University, Northridge, CA
2015-17   Graduate Assistant, Digital print lab and computer lab, California State University, Northridge, CA
2017       Workshop, Digital Print Lab, Art 455A, Advertising Photography I, California State University, Northridge,               Northridge, CA
2016       Photo la, Internship to Claudia James Bartlett (Director), Photo l.a. Office, Los Angeles, CA
2015       Guest Lecturer, Art 250, Photography I, California State University, Northridge, CA
2015       Teaching Assistant to Lesley Krane, California State University, Northridge, CA
2015       Volunteer, Photo la, Los Angeles, CA
2015       Workshop, Darkroom printing and Photogram, California State University, Northridge, CA
2014       Graduate Assistant, Wet Laboratory, California State University, Northridge, CA

Awards/Honors

2017       Laura M. Rothman Memorial Scholarship
2017       Edwin R Sievers Memorial Scholarship
2017       Graduate Association Thesis Support Research Grant
2016       Edwin R. Sievers Memorial Scholarship
2015       Laura M. Rothman Memorial Scholarship
2009      Valedictorian, Bachelor of Arts, admission to Master Course without entrance exam

Curatorial Exhibitions

2018       US, Madrid Theatre, Canoga Park, CA
2017       All Manual, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA

Solo Exhibitions  

2017       Here They Are, Madrid Theatre, Canoga Park, CA
2016       Here is not Here, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2015       Something and Nothing, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2012       A Room of One's Own, Tehran Gallery, University of Tehran, Iran
2009      Ideal House, Tehran Gallery, University of Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibitions

2018 Second Annual TSALA, Monte Vista Projects and Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles, CA
2018       Panel Show, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2017 Metamorphosis. The Human Stories, directed and co-curated for the international symposium by
Mariana Smith exhibited in USA, Armenia, Germany held at Stockton University, NJ, Academy of fine Art,
Dresden, Germany Immigration Narratives in Contemporary Student Works, International exhibition,
Ocean city Art Center, Ocean city, NJ, USA, Germany, Armenia, Greece
2017       First Annual TSALA, Monte Vista Projects and Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles, CA
2017       Graduate Exhibition, MFA/MA, CSUN Art Galleries, California State University, Northridge, CA
2017       District 46 3rd Annual Art-walk, State Building, Van Nuys, CA
2017       Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, CSUN Art Galleries, California State University, Northridge, CA
2017       CSUN Photo Club Invitational Exhibition, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2017       6x6x2017, Rochester contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
2017       Photo la, The Reef, Los Angeles, CA
2016       Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, Juror: Paul Cherwick, West Gallery, California State                             University, Northridge, CA
2016       Heat Wave, Juried Exhibition, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2016       Culminating Exhibition at CSU Summer Arts Residency, California State University Monterey Bay,
              CA
2016      CSU Summer Arts Selected works, Juried Exhibition, Jurors: Tom LaDuke, Samantha Fields,                       Rebecca Campbell, Chancellors Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2016       Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, Jurors: Marlena Donahue, art historian; Thomas McGovern, artist                 and professor; Karla Klarin, artist, CSUN Art Galleries, California State University, Northridge, CA
2016       6x6x2016, Rochester contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
2016       CSUN and SANDA Universities Joint Student Exhibition, West Gallery, California State University,                         Northridge, CA
2016       Everybody Street, Juried Exhibition, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2016       Two, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2016       Failure, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2016       MFA Biennial, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA
2016       Photo la, The Reef, Los Angeles, CA
2015       GLAMFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2015       6x6x2015, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
2015       Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, CSUN Art Galleries, California State University, Northridge, CA
2015       What's in it for me? Juried Exhibition, Juror: Douglas Mcculloh, West Gallery, California State University,               Northridge, CA
2015       Photo la, The Reef, Los Angeles, CA
2014       Destroying the Selfie, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2014       Meet the Guild, West Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2014       New MFA Group Show, Shed Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
2008      Student Group Show, Tehran Gallery, University of Tehran, Iran
2007      Pieces of Mind, DIY Project, Ebn-e-Sina Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2007      Group Photo Exhibition, Urmia Culture & Art Center, Urmia, Iran
2006      Group Show, Tehran Gallery, University of Tehran, Iran