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Represented by

Singulart
IdeelArt, London, UK
Gallery 2727, Berkeley, California
Blue Rhino Art Consultancy, London, UK
Lansing Street Gallery, Mendocino, California
Boccara Art Galleries, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Monterrey (Mexico)
Fondation Behnam Bakhtiar, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Aj Art Gallery, Chatswood, Australia
Art Represent, London, UK


 Solo Exhibitions

2023
NoonPowell Fine Art, London, UK
Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center, Anaheim, CA

2022
Gallerie Valerie, Crockett,CA
Lansing Street Gallery, Mendocino, CA
Rebecca Molayem Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2020
Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

2019
The Yard – Columbus Circle, New York, NY

2018
Far 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

2017
Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Ruby Living Design, Mill Valley, CA

2016
Mill Valley Arts Commission , Mill Valley, CA
B&B&Co Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015
Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Stanford Art Spaces, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

2014
Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Red Mountain Gallery, TMCC , Reno, NV
The Shed Contemporary, Dana Point, CA
LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Ligne Roset, San Francisco, CA
Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012
Art People Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011
Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma, CA

2010
Queen Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2009
San Jose City College Art Gallery, San Jose, CA

2007
Northwest Reno Library, Reno, NV

2003
Art Corner Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2002
Bochum Kulturrat (City of Bochum Cultural Center), Germany
Shambhala Buddhist Meditation Center, Cologne, Germany

1998
Hourian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997
Other Art Gallery, Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR

1994
Footwork Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988
Manville Gallery, Reno, NV

1987
Walter McNamara (SxN) Gallery, Reno, NV

 2 Person Exhibitions

2016
Madrigal Family Winery Gallery, Sausalito, CA

2015
MiM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Courthouse Gallery, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY

2013
Haleh Gallery, Berg am Starnberger See, Germany

 Group Exhibitions

2023
Arta Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2022
Gallery 2727, Berkeley, California
Lansing Street Gallery, Mendocino, CA

2021
Mura Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Lansing Street Gallery, Mendocino, CA

2020
Ruby Living Design, San Francisco, CA
Madrigal Family Winery Gallery, Sausalito, CA
Terra Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

2019
Ruby Living Design, Mill Valley, CA
Boccara ART, Brooklyn, NY
The Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018
Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
Saye Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2017
Kamil 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

2016

Galerie Art Eterne, New Delhi, India
Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI
Seyhoun Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Main 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

2014

The Invisible Line Gallery, London, UK
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR
Arta Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Shirin Gallery NY, New York, NY

2013
Thomas & Paul Gallery, London, UK
The SHED Contemporary, Dana Point, CA
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
Tomas & Paul Gallery, London,UK
Vorres Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1337 Gallery, San Rafael, CA
Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

2012
Misho Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Estense Castle Museum, Ferrara, Italy
Orange County Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

2011
Queen Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Arts West Gallery, Elon, North Carolina
US Embassy, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

2010
Gallery 133, Toronto, Canada

2009
California State University, Fullerton Grand Central Art Center
Vision Gallery, Chandler, Arizona

2008
Galleria Lallihome, Varenna, Italy

2007
la Giornata del Contemporaneo (Camaver Kunsthaus), Lecco, Italy
Sierra Arts Gallery, Reno, NV
Cesi Palace, Acquasparta, Umbría, Italy

2006
Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Reno, NV

2003
HotHouse Center for Performance & Exhibition, Chicago, IL

2002
Mojaveri Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2001
Kunsthof Merten, Merten, Germany

2000
Köln Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran

1999
Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran
WORKS Gallery, San Jose, CA
Eklektikos Gallery, Washington

1998
Mehregan festival, Irvine, CA

1997
Evolving Perceptions, National Press Club, Washington, DC
San Jose City College Art Gallery, San Jose, CA

1996
Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

1995
Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA

1994
Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
Walter/McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

1993
Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991
Dow & Frosini Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1990
E. L. Wiegand Museum of Art, Reno, NV

1989
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, NV

1988
Ackerman Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

1987
Walter McNamara (SxN) Gallery, Reno, NV

1986
Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

Bibliography

INSPIRATIONAL art magazine, issue 62, June 2022
Tirgan Magazine, Canada, July 2017
Berkeley Art Center Featured Artist, June 2016
Birds We Piled Loosely, issue 7, April 2016
American Art Collector 2016
Carbon 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
Contemporary Iranian Art: New Perspectives – Hamid Keshmirshekan
Hidden Wounds, Paper Bullets – Iranian Contemporary Art Exhibition Catalog
Iran Today, by M. Kamrava, M. Dorraj, Greenwood Publishing Group
BRUSHFIRE, Literary publication of the University of Nevada, Reno
Dialogues Magazine, Berkeley, California
San Francisco Art Institute View Book
Nevada Biennial Exhibition Catalog, Reno / Las Vegas, Nevada
BRUSHFIRE, Literary publication of the University of Nevada, Reno
BRUSHFIRE, Literary publication of the University of Nevada, Reno
BRUSHFIRE, Literary publication of the University of Nevada, Reno

Awards & Grants

Annual San Francisco Art Institute Student Exhibition
Craig Sheppard Memorial Art Scholarship
Annual University of Nevada – Reno Student Art Exhibition
Home Federal Bank Art Competition, Reno, Nevada
Sierra Nevada Arts Foundation Grant, Reno, Nevada
Annual University of Nevada – Reno Student Art Exhibition
Annual University of Nevada – Reno Student Art Exhibition

Artist Residency

Artist in Residence at Chateau Orquevaux, Orquevaux, France

Art Fairs

2022
Hamptons Fine Art Fair
2018
Art Market San Francisco
2014
Battersea Art Fair, London, UK

Auctions/Benefits

Postcards From The Edge, New York, NY
Magic of Persia, Los Angeles, CA
Christie’s (for Magic of Persia), Monaco-Ville, Monaco
Art for AIDS, San Francisco, CA
Postcards From The Edge, New York, NY
Alwan For The Arts, New York, NY
Hospitality 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
Permanent Collection of Chateau d’Orquevaux, Orquevaux, France
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
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