CV

Profile

Over twenty years experience as an independent visual artist with Master’s degree in Fine Art

In depth knowledge of the visual arts with an emphasis in different painting styles and techniques

Extensive knowledge of art history and different art genres

Experience in painting and drawing (Realism and Abstraction)

Experienced art lecturer and instructor

Extensive knowledge of Iranian painting, Miniatures and Iranian calligraphy

Education

2001 MFA, Painting, Tarbiyat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

1997 BA, Painting, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

1991 Art Diploma, Painting, Mirak Art School, Tabriz, Iran

Solo Exhibitions

2018 The World I Live In, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada

2018 57th Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Toronto, Canada

2006 Painting Exhibition, Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2002 Painting Exhibition, Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2000 Painting Exhibition, Samar Gallery, Tehran, Iran

1996 Painting Exhibition, Culture House Gallery, Tabriz, Iran

1994 Painting Exhibition, Mani Gallery, Tabriz, Iran

Group Exhibitions

2019 Winter Showcase Artist Exhibition, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada

2018 December 14 pop-up at Metro Hall exhibition, Metro Hall gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018 On Future: Words and Images at North York Arts the lower gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018 Newcomer Day Group Exhibition City Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018 The Views Are Different Here at the John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2014 Symposium International De Peinture et Sculpture Du-Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean”,

Group exhibition and workshop, Saguenay, Quebec, Canada

2013 Land Art, Group exhibition, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran

2012 Video Art, Group exhibition, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran

2011 Flower Poster exhibition, Tehran, Iran

2006 The Exhibition Of the World of Islam, Tehran, Iran

2005 First Winter Illustration Biennial Exhibitions, Tehran, Iran

2004 Group Painting exhibition, Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2003 The First Art for Peace Festival at Iranian Artists, Tehran, Iran

2002 Group Exhibition of Iranian Contemporary Art, Shiraz, Iran

2000 Iran Contemporary Art Biennale, Tehran, Iran

2000 Group Exhibition of Iranian Contemporary Art, Isfahan, Iran

2000 The Exhibition Of the World of Islam, Tehran, Iran

1998 Iran Contemporary Art Biennale, Tehran, Iran

1997 Fourth Manifestation of Feeling, Exhibition of Iranian Women’s Painting, Tehran, Iran

1996 Iran Contemporary Students’ Biennale, Tehran, Iran

1996 Third Manifestation of Feeling Exhibition of Iranian Women’s Painting Tehran, Iran

1996 The Memorial Exhibition of Professor Pirnia, Yazd, Iran

1996 Poland Peace Exhibition, Poland

1995 Second Manifestation of Feeling Exhibition of Iranian Women’s Painting, Tehran, Iran

1993 Participation in the Taiwan Painting Exhibition, Taiwan

1992 Group Exhibition of Iranian Calligraphy Art School, Tabriz, Iran

Lectures

2013 The Elderly in Portraiture – A study about age in painting of Tehran, Iran

2012 Pluralism in Post-Modern Arts lecture, Soureh University of Shiraz, Iran

2003 Post-Modernism and Feminism in Arts lecture, Annual Painting Exhibition of Isfahan, Iran

Awards & Honours

2018 Toronto Arts Council, Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship Grant

2001 Letter of appreciation and recognition for the first elected thesis of the academic year

in Master’s Degree program with the title “Post-Modernism in the Field of the Visual Arts.”

2000 Honorary honor from Tarbiat Modarres University Student of the year / Best student

1996 Certificate of Honor, Memorial exhibition of Professor Pirnia

Memberships

2018 – Present Member of Akin Project, Toronto

2018 – Present Member of Gallery 1313, Toronto

2018 – Present Member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)

2017 – Present Member of CANCAIP (Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers)

2004 – Present Member of Abie-Bikarane-Honar group

2003 – Present Member Iranian Artist Women’s Group

Work Experience

2018 – Present Aga Khan Museum, Volunteer, Education and Visitor Services, Toronto, Canada

2017 Graphic Designer, Brand EQ, Toronto, Canada

2009 -14 Art Lecturer, University of Applied Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

2009 -14 Art Lecturer, University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran

2009 -14 Art Lecturer, Soore University Tehran, Iran

1999-09 Graphic Designer, Iran Khodro Co. (IKCO), Tehran, Iran

1998-99 Art Instructor, Yadegar-Emam School of Art, Tehran, Iran

1997-98 Art Lecturer, College of Alzahra, Tabriz, Iran

1992-present   Independent Art Practice