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Represented by

IdeelArt, London, UK
Boccara Art Galleries, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Monterrey (Mexico)
Fondation Behnam Bakhtiar, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Syra Arts, Washington D.C.
Art Represent, London, UK
Artscoops , Beirut, Lebanon


Solo Exhibition Solo Exhibitions


2021Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center, Anaheim, CA
2020 Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA
2019The Yard - Columbus Circle, New York, NY
2018Far Out Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Syra Arts Gallery, Washington D.C.
Rebecca Molayem Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Living Room Gallery (Saint Peter's Church), New York, NY
Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA
2017Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Ruby Living Design, Mill Valley, CA
2016Mill Valley Arts Commission , Mill Valley, CA
B&B&Co Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2015Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Stanford Art Spaces, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2014Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Red Mountain Gallery, TMCC , Reno, NV
The Shed Contemporary, Dana Point, CA
LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
2013Ligne Roset, San Francisco, CA
Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012Art People Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, CA
2010Queen Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2009San Jose City College Art Gallery, San Jose, CA
2007Northwest Reno Library, Reno, NV
2003Art Corner Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2002Bochum Kulturrat (City of Bochum Cultural Center), Germany
Shambhala Buddhist Meditation Center, Cologne, Germany
1998Hourian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997Other Art Gallery, Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR
1994Footwork Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1988Manville Gallery, Reno, NV
1987Walter McNamara (SxN) Gallery, Reno, NV

Two Person Exhibition 2 Person Exhibitions
2016Madrigal Family Winery Gallery, Sausalito, CA
2015MiM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014
Courthouse Gallery, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY
2013Haleh Gallery, Berg am Starnberger See, Germany

Group Exhibition Group Exhibitions

2020Madrigal Family Winery Gallery, Sausalito, CA
Terra Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
2019Ruby Living Design, Mill Valley, CA
Boccara ART, Brooklyn, NY
The Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2018Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
Saye Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2017Kamil Art Gallery, Monaco-Ville, Monaco (Organized by Magic of Persia)
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA
Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran
GearBox Gallery, Oakland, CA
2016Galerie Art Eterne, New Delhi, India
Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI
Seyhoun Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY
2015Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, New York
Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran
Maryland Federation of Art - Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD
Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
Frank Juarez Gallery, Sheboygan, WI
2014The Invisible Line Gallery, London, UK
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR
Arta Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Shirin Gallery NY, New York, NY
Thomas & Paul Gallery, London, UK
The SHED Contemporary, Dana Point, CA
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
2013Tomas & Paul Gallery, London,UK
Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1337 Gallery, San Rafael, CA
Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
2012Misho Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Estense Castle Museum, Ferrara, Italy
Orange County Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
2011Queen Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Arts West Gallery, Elon, North Carolina
US Embassy, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
2010Gallery 133, Toronto, Canada
2009California State University, Fullerton Grand Central Art Center
Vision Gallery, Chandler, Arizona
2008Galleria Lallihome, Varenna, Italy
2007la Giornata del Contemporaneo (Camaver Kunsthaus), Lecco, Italy
Sierra Arts Gallery, Reno, NV
Cesi Palace, Acquasparta, Umbría, Italy
2006Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Reno, NV
2003HotHouse Center for Performance & Exhibition, Chicago, IL
2002Mojaveri Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2001Kunsthof Merten, Merten, Germany
2000Köln Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1999Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran
WORKS Gallery, San Jose, CA
Eklektikos Gallery, Washington, DC
1998Mehregan festival, Irvine, CA
1997Evolving Perceptions, National Press Club, Washington, DC
San Jose City College Art Gallery, San Jose, CA
1996Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
1995Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA
1994Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
Walter/McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
19931Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991Dow & Frosini Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1990E. L. Wiegand Museum of Art, Reno, NV
1989Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, NV
1988Ackerman Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1987Walter McNamara (SxN) Gallery, Reno, NV
1986Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

Bibliography

2017Tirgan Magazine, Canada, July 2017
2016Berkeley Art Center Featured Artist, June 2016
Birds We Piled Loosely, issue 7, April 2016
American Art Collector 2016
2015Carbon Culture Review, December 2015
Donkey Art Prize III Edition Catalogue
Huffington Post Hot Off the Easel: October, 2015 Edition
Art Reveal, 9th Issue
Professional Artist magazine, October/November 2015 Volume 29, Number 5
Catamaran Literary Reader, Vol. 3, Issue 3: September 2015
Persian Heritage Magazine, Vol. 20, No. 77 Spring 2015
2014Contemporary Iranian Art: New Perspectives - Hamid Keshmirshekan
2010Hidden Wounds, Paper Bullets - Iranian Contemporary Art Exhibition Catalog
2008Iran Today, by M. Kamrava, M. Dorraj, Greenwood Publishing Group

2006BRUSHFIRE, Literary publication of the University of Nevada, Reno

1992Dialogues Magazine, Berkeley, California

1991San Francisco Art Institute View Book

1990Nevada Biennial Exhibition Catalog, Reno / Las Vegas, Nevada
BRUSHFIRE, Literary publication of the University of Nevada, Reno

1989BRUSHFIRE, Literary publication of the University of Nevada, Reno

1988BRUSHFIRE, Literary publication of the University of Nevada, Reno



Awards & Grants

2018Golden Ticket Fellowship Winner, Chateau Orquevaux Artist Residency, Orquevaux, France
2017First prize, Confluence 16, New Dehli, India
2007Sierra Arts Endowment Grant
1993Annual San Francisco Art Institute Student Exhibition
1989Craig Sheppard Memorial Art Scholarship
1988Annual University of Nevada - Reno Student Art Exhibition
Home Federal Bank Art Competition, Reno, Nevada
Sierra Nevada Arts Foundation Grant, Reno, Nevada
1987Annual University of Nevada - Reno Student Art Exhibition
1986Annual University of Nevada - Reno Student Art Exhibition



Artist Residency

2018Artist in Residence at Chateau Orquevaux, Orquevaux, France

Art Fairs

2014Art Market San Francisco 2018
2014Battersea Art Fair, London, UK

Auctions/Benefits

2020Postcards From The Edge, New York, NY
2018Magic of Persia, Los Angeles, CA
2017Christie's (for Magic of Persia), Monaco-Ville, Monaco
2015Art for AIDS, San Francisco, CA
Postcards From The Edge, New York, NY
2014Alwan For The Arts, New York, NY
Postcards From The Edge, New York, NY
2013Hospitality House, San Francisco, CA
PARS Equality Center, San Jose, CA

Collections

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut | Pasargad Bank Museum, Tehran, Iran | Permanent Collection of the University of Nevada - Reno Art Department and various private collections in the U.S. and abroad



Education

MFA | San Francisco Art Institute, Painting 1995

BFA | San Francisco Art Institute, Painting 1992

BA | University of Nevada - Reno, NV, Art 1990


Teaching Experience

Adjunct Faculty, University of Nevada - Reno Art Department, Reno, Nevada 2005-2008

Assistant Instructor, Painting & Drawing, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California 1992-1993


Other activities

Member of various choirs including Der Rheinische Kammerchor Köln, the University of Nevada Symphonic and Concert Choirs, Berkeley Community Chorus and San Francisco Choral Society 1981-Present