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Selected Solo Shows and Installations:

2023:

George Washington Masonic Mesuem in Alexandria, Virginia

Installation of "The Cycle of Nature," Grand Hall (December) 

2022:

Winter installation of "The Cycle of Nature and Time" at Torpedo Factory Art Center (November 21 to March 23)

2021:

The Mansion of Strathmore, Maryland (March to May) 

2019:

IACC Community Center (Iranian-American Community Center), Northern VA, (July)

2018:

2018 Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Art Center, Alexandria, (September)

2018 Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC, (May)

2017:

2017 Gallery B, Bethesda Urban Partnership, Maryland (July) 

2017 Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC (May) 

2015:

2015 Hill Center, Washington DC (Jan)

2013:

2013 Exhibit 9 Potomac, Maryland (June)

2013 AITV Gallery, Virginia (June)

2003:

2003 Mitre Corporation, Virginia

2003 US Geological Survey Headquarters Virginia (Jan)

 

Selected Group Shows:

2024: March 150 Canal Center in Alexandria in partnership with Torpedo Factory Art Center (March)

2023: Washington DC Commission on the Art and Humanities, Dec 2023 (Oct)

2023: Touchstone Gallery, Washington DC, (May to July)

2023: March 150 Target Gallery, Alexandria (March)

2023: IACC Community Center (Iranian-American Community Center), Northern VA (March)

2022: Greece, Crete, Mudhouse Residency House, (July)

2022: IACC Community Center (Iranian-American Community Center), Northern VA (May)

2021: Washington DC Commission on the Art and Humanities (Dec) 

2021: McLean Projects for the Arts (ArtFest), Virginia (Oct)

2020: Washington DC Commission on the Art and Humanities (Dec) 

2020: Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA, (Sept) 

2019: Artist's Proof, Washington DC (June)

2018: La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (Feb)

2018: Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC, (Oct)

2017: McLean Projects for the Arts (ArtFest), Virginia (Oct)

2017: Strathmore Mansion Mansion, Maryland (Jan)

2016: Art Basel, Scope Miami, with Arteponte Gallery NY& Basel, (Dec)

2016: McLean Projects for the Arts (ArtFest), Virginia, (Oct)

2016: The University of Maryland (ISWF show), Maryland (Jan)

2016: NYArtExpo, New York (May)

2015: Art Basel (Spectrum), Miami, (Nov)

2015: The Montpelier Center for Arts and Education, Virginia (Oct)

2015: Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC (Nov)

2014: Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC (Sept)

2014: McLean Projects for the Arts (ArtFest), Virginia (Oct)

2014: George Washington University, Washington DC (Nov)

2014: Linus Gallery, Los Angeles

2013: Exquisite Collective, Argentina (May)

2012: Illustrator Club, Washington DC

2011: Illustrator Club, Washington DC

2004: Gallery 505, Washington DC

1999: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

Awards and Acquisitions:

     Acquisitions:

  •  US Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, 2023 "Saffron Nebula" piece (Art in Embassies)

  •  Martin Luter King Jr., Library in Washington DC, Permanent collection, 2022

  • The US Department of Public Works in Washington, DC

  • The Department of Transportation in Washington, DC

  • Councilmember Brooke Pinto in Washington, DC

  • The Collections of the DC Commission on Art and Humanities office

  • The law firm of Wiley Rein LLP, Washington DC

    Awards:

  • 2023 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities ArtBank 23 Finalist

  • DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Art Bank program, finalist years: 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022

  • Global Art Awards finalist 2017 and 2018, organized by the Middle East Art Collector Association (MACA) and the Wall Street Journal in Dubai

  • Honorable mention, Hermes Creative Awards, 2015

  • Bronze Spotlight award. LACP (League of American Communications Professionals)

Residencies, Presentations, and Talks:

    Talks and Workshops:

  • Smithsonian Asian Art, Nowruz Festival Presentation at The Freer and Sackler Galleries, March 2023 

  • National Museum of Women in Art, Artist Talk for the Circle of Nature and Time Installation, Jan 2023 

  • Smithsonian Asian Art, presentation at The Freer and Sackler Galleries, March 2021 

  • Mudhouse Residency, Crete, Greece Workshops & presentations, July 2022

  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley - presentation and workshop (Zoom), September 2020

  • US Botanic Garden Washington DC- workshop and presentation (Zoom), March 2020

  • US Botanic Garden, Washington DC 2019- workshop and presentation, March

  • George Washington University, Nov 2019, presentation, Sept 2019

    Residencies:

  •  Sept 2019: Buniho Creative Hub, Messejana, Portugal Residency

  • July 2022, MudHouse, Crete, Greece

Press:
Washington Post Feb 2023

Nowruz Journal, May 2021 and 2022

Elan Magazine: May 2021

Posh Seven- Loudoun County_ Oct 2020

NowRouz Journal ( Sacred Geometry and Talismans

Vasari 21

Voice of America 2017 

Athomic DC

Washington Post 2017

Education:

BS in Biology (Botany), Tehran University
Certified programs, Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC

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