Education

2016    MFA Photography, Video and Related Media | School of Visual Arts

2012    Certificate in Photography | Tehran University

2010    BA in Communication | University of Colorado

Solo Exhibition

2012   

  • Mommoni / Business of Art Center. Manitou Springs, CO.

Group Exhibitions

2017

  • Portal / Governors Island Art Fair. Governors Island, NY. (forthcoming)
  • All in a Day's Work / Galerie Protégé. New York, NY. 
  • The Gaze / The Cluster Gallery. Brooklyn, NY. 
  • Lunatic Womxn / The Borough. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Nasty Women / Knockdown Center. Queens, NY.

2016  

  • Engaging Artists / Queens Museum. Queens, NY. 
  • In Cylinder / Flatiron Gallery. New York, NY. 
  • Re: Art Show / Pfizer Warehouse. Brooklyn, NY.
  • SVA MFA Photo, Video & Related Media Thesis Exhibition / SVA Chelsea Gallery. New York, NY.
  • Green Point Open Studios / Brooklyn, NY.

2015    

  • et.alia/1 / SLEEP CENTER Gallery. New York, NY. 
  • et.alia Zine / MoMa PS1 Art Book Fair. Long Island City, NY.
  • More Art - A Night of Socially Engaged Art  / UnionDocs. Brooklyn, NY.
  • Denise's Gentle Bar / School of Visual Arts. New York, NY. 

2013   

  • Hear Here Artist Showcase / Stargazers Theatre. Colorado Springs, CO. 

2012  

  • RAWards / RAW: Natural Born Artists. Colorado Springs, CO. 
  • Hear Here / Movement Arts Community Studio. Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Ensemble / RAW: Natural Born Artists. Colorado Springs, CO.

2010   

  • American Places / Gallery of Contemporary Art 121. Colorado Springs, CO. (Juried by William Wylie, Professor of Photography, University of Virginia)

Honors & Awards

2016    

  • Thomas Reiss Memorial Award / School of Visual Arts, Alumni Society. New York, NY. 

2015   

  • Alice Beck-Odette Scholarship Award / School of Visual Arts. New York, NY. 

2014    

  • Graduate Student Assistantship Grant / School of Visual Arts. MFA Photo/Video & Related Media. New York, NY. 

2013    

  • Alice Beck-Odette Scholarship Award / School of Visual Arts. New York, NY. 
  • Iranian American Scholarship Fund / San Diego, CA.

2012   

  • AW: Natural Born Artists / Photographer of the Year in Colorado Springs, CO.

2010  

  • American Places Juror’s Award / Gallery of Contemporary Art. Colorado Springs, CO, 

Residency

2015   Engaging Artists | More Art, Artist-in-Residence - New York, NY

Other Professional Activities

2017

  • Artist Talk, University of Colorado. Colorado Springs, CO. 

2016  

  • Artist Talk, Queens Museum. Queens, NY.

2012

  • Artist Talk, Business of Art Center. Manitou Springs, CO.

2011    

  • Internship, Gallery of Contemporary Art. Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Art Committee, Riverrun: Student Literary & Arts Journal. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO.

2009 

  • Teaching and Research Assistant to the Chair - Prof. Suzanne P. MacAulay, Visual and Performing Arts Department, University of Colorado. Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Art Teacher, Young Rembrandt's, The Classical Academy North. Colorado Springs, CO.Group Exhibitions