Education:
MA - History of Art, Design and Visual Culture | Awarded 2020 | University of Alberta | Edmonton, AB
MFA - Collaborative Design | Awarded 2018 | Syracuse University | Syracuse, NY
BFA - Industrial Design | Awarded 2014 | University of Tehran | Tehran, Iran

Awards and Recognitions:
Grants for Individuals and Collectives - Exploration and Experimentation | Edmonton Arts Council | 2021-2022
Dean of Students' Commendation (Awarded to the Iranian Students' Association) | University of Alberta | 2021
Full Tuition Scholarship for Graduate Studies | 2018-2020 | University of Alberta | Canada
Partial Tuition Scholarship for Graduate Studies | 2015-2018 | Syracuse University | New York
Fifth Ranked in the National Industrial Design Olympiad | 2014 | Iran
First Ranked in the Arts College Entrance Test (among +12000 participants) | 2009 | Iran
Professional Appointments:
Facility and Financial Administrator | Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Edmonton, AB | Since 2020
Gallery Associate | FAB Gallery | Edmonton, AB | 2019-2020
Intern Arts Events and Sales Coordinator | Street Prints Artist Collective | Edmonton, AB | 2019-2020
Graduate Teaching Assistant | University of Alberta | Edmonton, AB | | 2018-2020
Assistant Director/Drawing Instructor | Talent Agency Portfolio Development | Syracuse, NY | 2015-2017
Shop Technician/Instructional Assistant | Warehouse Design Works - School of Design | Syracuse, NY | 2015-2017
UI Designer | Dezz Studio | Tehran, Iran | 2012-2015
Assistant Photographer | Dimo Studio | Tehran, Iran | 2011-2014
Youth Art Instructor | Adab Art Institute | Tehran, Iran | 2010
Learning Consultant | Midea Art Institute | Tehran, Iran | 2009-2010

Curations:
Art-O-Rama | co-curation | Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Edmonton, AB | 2021
EmBrace + EmBody | co-curation | Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Edmonton, AB | 2021
PandemARTium | co-curation | Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Edmonton, AB | 2021
Finding Home Everywhere | Zen Center of Syracuse | Syracuse, NY | 2018

Group Exhibitions:
Bowing to Figure: 28th Annual Naked Show | Harcourt House | Edmonton, AB | 2021
Yielding to Form: 32nd Annual Members’ Exhibition | Harcourt House | Edmonton, AB | 2021
Let’s Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect | 914 Gallery | Syracuse, NY | 2017
First Painting Expo | Tehran Gallery | Tehran, Iran | 2014
Group Industrial Design Exhibition | Tehran Gallery | Tehran, Iran | 2011
Desert, Tree, Bird: Group Photography Exhibition | Cafe Gramophone | Tehran, Iran | 2010

Creative Projects:
Design Researcher | Maidbot Startup - Cornell University | New York | 2016
Archive Researcher | Special Collections Research Centre | Syracuse, NY | 2015
Featured Artist | Art for Freedom: Curated by Madonna | Open Access | 2013
Film Accessory Designer | Photoshut Studio | Tehran, Iran | 2009-12

Memberships:
New Music Edmonton | Since 2022
CAR/FAC Alberta | Since 2022
SNAP (Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists) | Since 2022
Latitude 53 | Canada | Since 2021
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Canada | Since 2020
Psychedelic Association of Canada | Since 2021
Academic Women’s Association | Canada | 2018-19
The Zen Studies Society | United States | Since 2016
National Elites Foundation of Iran | Iran | Since 2009
Phi Beta Delta: Honor Society for International Scholars | United States | 2016-17
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