CV

Education:
BFA Honours (First Class)                                          University of Manitoba, 2016
B.Sc.  Electrical Engineering                                      Azad University of Fasa, Iran, 2005

Group shows:
2016                         BMO 1st Art! Exhibition, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto
2016                         Fresh Paint / New Construction, Art Mur, Montreal
2016                         BFA GRADUATING Exhibition, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2015-2016           ARTISTS ON TOUR, by Manitoba Visual Arts Network, Manitoba

2015                          OPEN HOUSE, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2015                         DESIGN: EVERYWHERE, EVERYTHING, curated by Tabitha Robin, Gallery of Student Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2014                         SHOW+CREAT, Edge Gallery, Winnipeg
2014                         OPEN HOUSE, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2014                         ST JOHN’S COLLEGE ART COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION, University of Manitoba,    Winnipeg
2013                         OPEN HOUSE, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2012                          95TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION OF THE WINNIPEG SKETCH CLUB, Church of Christ, Winnipeg
2012                         OPEN HOUSE, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Awards and Prizes:
2016                         BMO 1st Art Award (Manitoba)
2015                         Undergraduate Research Award
2015                         First prize of GLOBAL COLOURS PHOTO CONTEST, University of Manitoba
2015                         Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative Scholarship
2014                         International Undergraduate Student Scholarship

Reviews/ Interviews/ Catalogues:
2016                         BMO 1st Art Award Exhibition Catalogue, published by BMO Financial group, Toronto, November [print] 
2016                         Interview with CBC Radio One, Winnipeg, November 4th [live]
2016                          Art and Culture, by Emelia Fournier, The Manitoban, Winnipeg, November 2nd [print and online]
2016                         Interview with Public Parking, Winnipeg, November 1st [online]
2016                         Interview with CJOB Radio, Winnipeg, October 18th [live]
2016                         Making connections; by Steven Leyden Cochrane, Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, April 28th [Print and online]
2016                         School of Art BFA Graduating Exhibition – Exhibition catalogue – published by University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, April [print]

Professional Experience and Development:
2015- present      Freelance Graphic Designer
2015                          Undergraduate Research Award mentorship with Leigh Bridges, University of Manitoba, May - August (16 weeks)