EDUCATION

    

   2019        MFA, Art Practice, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

    2016        MA, Archaeology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

    2014        BA, Archaeological Science, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

 

SOLO EXHIBITION

 

    2016        History of Present, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

 

    2019         The Bay Area MFA Show, Doug Adams Gallery, Berkeley, CA

                        MFA Show, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA

                        Once at Present, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

                        Support the Tropes, Artists’ Television Access, San Francisco, CA

    2018        Wave Forms, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        The Hand that Guides, pop-up exhibition, San Francisco, CA

                        The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

                        30th Annual Stillwell Student Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA

                        Signal/No Signal, Martin Wong Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    2017         MFA Whatever, Martin Wong Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

RESIDENCIES

 

    2019        Real Time and Space, Oakland, CA

 

ARTIST TALK/LECTURE

 

    2020        Real Time and Space, Oakland, CA

    2019         Protest Sign, Introduction to Visual Thinking Course (Thought by Heesoo Kwon), UC Berkeley, CA

                        Round Table, Dough Adams Gallery, Berkeley, CA

    2017          MFA Now Slide Slam, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

 

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS         

 

    2019        Graduate Student Award for Distinguished Achievement, San Francisco State University, CA

                        Sher-Right Scholarship, San Francisco State University, CA

    2018        Jack K. & Gertrude Murphy Award, SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION, San Francisco, CA

                       Leo D.Stillwell Award, San Francisco State University, CA

    2017        Christine Tamblyn Memorial Scholarship, San Francisco State University, CA

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

    2020        A Place Beyond, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (Forthcoming)

                        Curated by MUZ Collective (Calum Craik, Shirin Khalatbari, Natasha Loewy, Beril Or)

 

PUBLICATION 

 

    2019        Kelly Kirkland, “Once at Present: Contemporary Art of Bay Area Iranian Diaspora at Minnesota Street Project,” A​rt Practical, ​                          May 1, 2019

                       Sura Wood, “Galleries at Minnesota Street Project showcase artwork inspired by the political and cultural changes in Iran since                          the 1979 Revolution”, SF/ARTS, March 2019

                       MFA Now 2019, Root Division, CA

    2017        MFA Now 2017, Root Division, CA

 

LANGUAGES

    

    Persian, Italian, English, Arabic