DUCATION


Comics and Graphic Novels, University of Toronto, School of continuing education,Toronto, fall 2014.

Filmmaking, Young Cinema Foundation, Tehran 2007-8.

B.A (Painting), Art University, Tehran, Iran, winter 2006.

B.A (Visual Communication), Azad University,Tehran, Iran, fall 2006.



EXHIBITIONS/ INSTALLATIONS


You & Me, light installation, TAC animating Toronto Streets( Nuit Blanche 2020), Oct-Nov 2021 

In Search of Lila, Solo painting exhibition, Remote Gallery, Toronto, Sept 11-19, 2021

The source, Lantern sculpture/window installation, EEA & Danforth BIA winter festival, Dec 2019.

Humber River & Persian miniature, permanent mosaic installation, Cultural Hotspot SPARK projects, Albion library, Nov 2019.

People and Trees, Art installation, Evening for the Arts, Toronto, Nov 2018.

People and Trees, Art installation, Dentonia Park, TAC Animating Toronto parks, Sept-Oct 2018.

The Mosaic Stories, Permanent mosaic mural, Agincourt mall, Cultural Hotspot, Toronto, June 2018.

Desire Lines, Group painting exhibition, Steam Whistle Brewery, Aug 2018.

The Embrace, Art installation, Akin St. Clair Vitrine, April 2018. 

Akin Pop up, Drake commissary, an Installation & exhibition of small works and prints, Toronto, Nov 2017. 

Canzine, Festival of zine Culture Independent Arts, AGO, Toronto, Oct 2017.

Capital One, Group painting exhibition, Toronto, Oct- Nov 2017.

People & Trees, Art installation, Dentonia Park, Toronto, September 2017.

Revive the Vibe,  Painting exhibition, Evergreen Brick works, Toronto, May 2017.

Vibe Art’s Art Hunt, Urban Space, Toronto, April 2017.

Solo Painting exhibition, Toronto Public Library, Toronto, July 2016.

Canzine, Festival of Zine Culture Independent Arts, AGO, Toronto, Oct 2015.

Campfire Illumination Festival, Bain Arts Collective, Lantern sculptor & Performer, Toronto, Sept

2015.

Araan Plus, Group painting exhibition, Tehran, March 2013.

Private Solo Painting Show, Film Stills & Interviews,Tehran, March 2011.

Private Solo Painting Show, Stills, Tehran, June 2010.

Hun gallery, [New], Group painting exhibition, New York, March 2009.

Hun gallery, International 2008, Group painting exhibition, New York, Feb 2008.

Fatima art gallery, Group painting exhibition, Tehran, winter 2004.

Fatima art gallery, Solo painting exhibition,Tehran, spring 2004.

The 6th Tehran Contemporary Painting Biennial, Tehran MOCA, Dec 2003-Jan 2004.

Barg art gallery, Group painting exhibition, Tehran, fall 2003.

Barg art gallery, Group painting exhibition, Tehran, fall 2002.

Art gallery of Art University, Group exhibition, Tehran, winter 2002.




PUBLICATION


Co-Researcher, Persian Paintings of Garmaba (Bathhouse), Visual analysis of  bathhouse miniatures from 9th to 12th centuries A.H, Ali Qoli Aqa Bathhouse Museum, Isfahan,

2013. (Presented at Dome conference in Rome).

Hun gallery, International 2008, Exhibition Catalogue, New York, 2008.

Insomnia, Short graphic novel, self-published, Tehran, 2006.



AWARDS & GRANTS


RBC Access Fund, Toronto Arts Foundation, March 2017.

TAC Animating Toronto Parks, 2018

TAC Animating Toronto Streets with Nuit Blanche 2020

RBC Space Award, March 2021

TAC Creative Communities with Akin Collective & CAMH 2021

TAC Newcomer Artist Mentorship 2021

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