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EDUCATION

2018   Master of Fine Art, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2002   Bachelor of Fine Art in Graphic Design, Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Iran

2015   Certificate of Achievement in Photography, Foothill College, Los Altos, CA

AWARDS, HONORS, GRANTS, RESIDENCY

2018   Artist-in-Residency, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

Artist-in-Residency Fellowship, Agapolis +Building 180, Portola Valley, CA

            New Genres Outstanding Graduate Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2016    SFAI Grant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

           Award of excellence in Photography, PhotoCentral Spring Show, Hayward, CA

           Best of Bean, PhotoCentral Spring Show, Hayward, CA

2015   Official Selection, New York Photo Festival , New York, NY

           Certificate of National Merit, League of Innovation Student Art Competition, Foothill College, Los Altos, CA

            Honorable Mention, Mike Ivanitsky Award of Photographic Excellence, Los Altos, CA

2014    Award of excellence in Photography, PhotoCentral Spring Show, Hayward, CA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018    Bay Area Currents, Smith Andersen North Gallery, San Anselmo, CA

           Agapolis + Building 180 Final Show, Building 180, Portola Valley, CA

Black, SFAC, M+C cafe, San Francisco, CA

           Green Book, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

           Vernissage, MFA EXhibition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

            Lights, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

            Looking for Gold, Fort Mason Atrium, San Francisco, CA

            Incli(nations), Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017    The Impracticals, Bass & Reiner Gallery, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

            The Abject Goddess, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA      

            Spectacle Exhibition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

            In My Blood, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016     Spring Exhibition, PhotoCentral Gallery, Hayward, CA

2015    The Last Picture Show, New York Photo Festival, POWERHOUSE Arena, New York, NY

            New York Photo Festival, Seoul, South Korea

            Viewpoints, Foothill College Photographic Portfolio Exhibition, Los Altos, CA

            Viewpoints, PhotoCentral Gallery, Hayward, CA

            Mike Ivanitsky Award of Photographic Excellence, Foothill College, Los Altos, CA

            Collective Vision, Krause Center for  Innovation Gallery, Los Altos, CA

            Dreams, Adobe Art Gallery, Hayward, CA

            Spring Exhibition, PhotoCentral Gallery, Hayward, CA

2014    Spring Exhibition, PhotoCentral Gallery, Hayward, CA

PUBLICATIONS

2018    MFA/MA Catalogue, San Francisco Art Institute

2015    Viewpoint, Foothill College Photographic Portfolio Collection, True North Edition

              League of Innovation, Student Art Competition Catalog