lives in Baltimore and New York

B. 1987 Tehran, Iran



  • 2017-2019, MFA Candidate, The LeRoy E.Hoffberger School of Painting,  Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • 2012, MA, Art Research, University of science and culture, Tehran, Iran
  • 2010, BFA, Painting, University of science and culture, Tehran, Iran
  • 2004, Diploma, Graphics, Hefdah Shahrivar technical high school, Tehran, Iran


  • 2017, Hoffberger Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD


Group Exhibitions

  • 2018  Experssion, GradEx Mica show, Cardinal Space, Baltimore, USA
  • 2017, Open Studio, JVS Project Space Gallery, NYC, USA
  • 2017, Leroy E. Hoffberger School of Painting Fall Show, Riggs Leidy Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • 2015, Diversos, Dominico-American Cultural Institute, Santo Domingo, DR
  • 2015, Libres, Cultural Center Mella, Santo Domingo, DR
  • 2014, 6x6 Ceramic Tile, JVS Project Space Gallery, NYC, USA
  • 2013, International Art Residency, The Altos de Chavon Gallery, La Romana, DR
  • 2010, International Art Expo, Faam gallery, Beijing, China


Juried Shows

  • 2018, MFA First year Juried show, Riggs Leidy Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
               (Curated and Juried by Amanda Jiron-Murphy, Director of Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC) 
  • 2009, International Day of UN-Habitat competition, Westminster University gallery, London, UK
  • 2009, 4th Contest of Iran New Generation, Homa Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2009, First Art Festival “Color of Kindness”, Foreign Ministry Convention Center, Tehran, Iran
  • 2002, Group Drawing Exhibitions, Reza Abbasi Museum, Tehran, Iran



  • 2017, Cover Art, Words Without Borders, November Issue
  • 2015, Designed an Art Therapy Coloring book titled NATURE, published by the British art supply company Daler Rowney



  • 2011-2012, The role of galleries in fashion-oriented contemporary paintings in Iran during the eighties (MFA Research)
  • 2009-2010, The Role of Grotesques in artworks of Siyah Qalam (14th century) and contemporary artist  Ahmad Amin Nazar (BFA Written Thesis )

Art Residency

  • 2013, International Art Residency The Altos de Chavon, La Romana, DR



  • Painting workshop to the kids of the orphanage Bon Samariten in Port-au Prince, Haiti, 2013


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