EDUCATION

 – Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design                     2009-2012

   California State University Northridge (CSUN)  

                                                    

– Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design                          1999-2004

   Azad University of Art & Architecture – Tehran, Iran                                                             

  

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 – Teaching Assistant,

   Art 140: 2D Design, California State University, Northridge, Spring 2012

– Student Teaching Assistant,

   various graphic design courses, California State University, Northridge, Fall 2009-Fall 2011

 

EXHIBITIONS

– ART BRIEF: IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY LOS ANGELES, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, December 2015

-LOCAL/NOT LOCAL, Arab and Iranian Typography in California, University Art Gallery, Cal State University Dominguez Hills, CA, Oct-Dec 2015 

-LOCAL/NOT LOCAL, Arab and Iranian Typography in California, American Arab Museum (AANM), Detroit Michigan, Dec 2014- Feb 2015 

-LOCAL/NOT LOCAL, Arab and Iranian Typography in California, Levantine Cultural Center, Los Angeles, June 2014

– Los Angeles Art Association Annual Benefit Auction, 2013

– The illustration exhibition of Wonderland group, Summer Gallery, Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran, May 2013

– BOOM (Southern California MFA Invitational Group Exhibition), PDC, 2012

-Annual juried art student exhibition, Main Gallery, CSUN, 2012 (won the second place) 

– In Search Of Clarity: Three Perspectives On Iran, (group exhibition) Art Gallery, Antelope Valley College, 2012

– Triangulation (group exhibition) West Gallery, CSUN, 2011 

– BOOM (Southern California MFA Invitational Group Exhibition), LA Mart, 2011 

– Viable Voices, Shed Gallery, CSUN, 2010

– As Long As It Takes, with Sara Alavikia, Shed Gallery, CSUN, 2009

– Representation of Persian painting in Contemporary Art of Iran (group exhibition), Mahe Mehr Gallery, Tehran-Iran, 2007

– International Visual Arts Festival of Resistance (Illustration), Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran, 2006

 

AFFILIATION

– Member of LAAA (Los Angeles Art Association)