Condensed CV

Condensed CV

– Born on March 3, 1957, Tehran.

– Iranian American artist and master teacher, living and working in Tehran since 1992.

– MFA (1991), and BFA (1989, with high distinction), California College of Arts and Crafts, USA

– Solo and group exhibitions in Iran and USA

– Invented the Five Genes art educational system

– Taught at various art universities in Tehran

– Talked at Stanford University, UC Berkeley and UC Irvine in USA, and University of York in Canada

– Interviewed by various newspapers, art magazines and national TV channels in Iran

– Work reviewed by Canadian Art Magazine, and Iranian newspapers and art magazines

– Designed and performed specialized workshops in Iran and USA

– Jury member at art biennials and festivals in Iran

– Member of the Alumni Association, California College of the Arts

– Former Vice Chair and Director of exhibition committee, the Association of Iranian Painters