Education

2011-2014     M.F.A in Studio Art at the University of Texas, Austin
2004-2009     B.A in painting at AZAD University, Iran, Tehran

Exhibitions & Creation

Awards

2016   TVAA(Texas visual arts association), second place, Curated by Andrea Karnes the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth — Dallas, TX
2015   SECAC member show, second place, curated by Jessica Beck of the Andy Warhol museum — Pittsburgh, PA
2013   Quaid-E-Azam Scholarship at the University of Texas at Austin —Austin, TX
2013   Marshal F. Wells Fellowship and Scholarship Endowment — Austin, TX
2012   Marshal F. Wells Fellowship and Scholarship Endowment — Austin, TX
2011   William and Betty Newlin Presidential Exhibition — Austin, TX

Residency

2017   Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI)”Equal Justice” — Santa Fe, NM
2013   Vermont Studio Center — Johnson, VT

Projects

2017   Public art project, 3D installation,  at Elizabeth Ney Museum — Austin, TX
2017   Part of Newcomb museum curatorial group “Beyond the Canvas” — New Orleans, LA