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

Professional Experience:
Facility and Financial Administrator | 2020 - 2021
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Edmonton, AB

Gallery Associate | 2019-2020
FAB Gallery | Edmonton, AB

Intern Arts Events and Sales Coordinator | 2019-2020
Street Prints Artist Collective | Edmonton, AB

Graduate Teaching Assistant | 2018-2020
University of Alberta | Edmonton, AB

Assistant Director/Drawing Instructor | 2015-2017
Talent Agency Portfolio Development | Syracuse, NY

Shop Technician/Instructional Assistant | 2017-2017
Warehouse Design Works - School of Design | Syracuse, NY

UI Designer | 2012-2015
Dezz Studio | Tehran, Iran

Assistant Photographer | 2011-2014
Dimo Studio | Tehran, Iran

Youth Art Instructor | 2010
Adab Art Institute | Tehran, Iran

Learning Consultant | 2009-2010
Midea Art Institute | Tehran, Iran


Curations:
EmBrace + EmBody | 2021
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Edmonton, AB

PandemARTium | 2021
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Edmonton, AB

Finding Home Everywhere | 2018
Zen Center of Syracuse | Syracuse, NY


Group Exhibitions:
Bowing to Figure: 28th Annual Naked Show | 2021
Harcourt House | Edmonton, AB

Yielding to Form: 32nd Annual Harcourt House Members’ Exhibition | 2021
Harcourt House | Edmonton, AB

Let’s Be Dragons: Hardwired to Connect | 2017
914 Gallery | Syracuse, NY

First Painting Expo | 2014
Tehran Gallery | Tehran, Iran

Group Industrial Design Exhibition | 2011
Tehran Gallery | Tehran, Iran

Desert, Tree, Bird: Group Photography Exhibition | 2010
Cafe Gramophone | Tehran, Iran


Creative Projects:
Design Researcher | 2016
Maidbot Startup - Cornell University | New York

Archive Researcher | 2015
Special Collections Research Centre | Syracuse, NY

Featured Artist | 2013
Art for Freedom: Curated by Madonna | Open Access

Accessory Designer | 2009-12
Photoshut Studio | Tehran, Iran


Memberships:
Harcourt House Artist Run Centre | Since 2020

Academic Women’s Association | 2018-19
Canada

The Zen Studies Society | Since 2016
United States

National Elites Foundation of Iran| Since 2009
Iran

Phi Beta Delta: Honor Society for International Scholars | 2016-17
United States


Awards and Scholarships:

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 College Entrance Test (Region 3) - the Arts | 2009
Iran
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