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BA in Painting, Alzahra University, Tehran 2004

MA in Painting, University College of Fine Arts, Tehran 2009

Post-Bacc in Painting and Drawing, SAIC, Chicago 2018

Master of Fine Arts, Emily Carr University, Vancouver 2021

Professional Activities

2023 “Resurrection”, Residency Exhibition at Anna Leonowens Artist Centre, Halifax

2023 Unveiling Honour at Roundhouse Community Art and Recreation Centre, Vancouver

2023 "TEN" Curated by Wil AballeGroup Exhibition at WAAP, Vancouver

2022 "Self-Portrait" Group Exhibition at Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran

2022 "You Me Me You", curated by Rachel Keller, Group Exhibition at Nicodim Gallery 

2022 "Edge of Vision" Curated by Nazila Noebashari, Group Exhibition at Aaran Gallery, Tehran

2022 "DAMAVAND", Solo Exhibition at Nicodim Gallery, LA

2022 “Art 2022” Group show at Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver

2021 “Space: Chapter One”, Group exhibition at Oliva Gallery, Chicago

2021 “The Journey of Accessing”, Curated by Pablo de Ocampo, The Libby Leshgold Gallery, Vancouver

2021 “Interruptions”, at Aboriginal Gathering ECUAD, Vancouver

2020 “The Pause”, curated by Candice Hopkins, Charles H.Scott Exhibition Commons, Vancouver

2018 “Moments”, Solo Exhibition at Cafe Pamenar, Toronto

2017 Open studio exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago SAIC, Chicago

2016 Group exhibition, Staff Group exhibition, Art Works Gallery, Toronto  

2015 “AOG”, Group exhibition at Gladstone Hotel, AGO staff, Toronto

2014 “Dream within a Dream”, Group exhibition curated by Banafshe Erfanian, Gallery 50, Toronto

2011 “Veri Realism”, curated by Zarvan Ruhbakhshan, Group exhibition at Siin Gallery, Tehran

2011 “Haft Negah” Group Exhibition in Pardis Mellat Gallery, Tehran

2009 “Action, Expression, Creativity”, The Third Fadjr International Festival of Visual Arts, Tehran

2008 Group painting exhibition in Aria Gallery, Tehran 2008

2006 Group painting exhibition in Iran Art Organization, Tehran 

Awards and Residencies

2024 Somos Residency in Berlin, Germany

2023 William and Isabel Pope NSCAD Painting Residency in Halifax, Nova Scotia

2023 Individual Arts Awards from BC Arts Council

2022 Professional Development Grant from BC Arts Council

2022 The Joe Plaskett Foundation Painting Award

2022 Research and Creation Grant from Canada Council for the Arts

2022 Artist Residency at Griffin Art Projects, Vancouver 

2022 Centrum Residency Program, Fort Worden, WA

2021 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

2019 Entrance Scholarship Emily Carr University

2017 Merit Scholarship at SAIC

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