2020     Master of Fine Art, York University, Toronto

2018     Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art, York University, Toronto

2010     Bachelor of Textile and Fashion Design, Art University of Tehran, Iran

2004     Graphic Design Diploma, Imam Art School of Babol, Iran



2020    So Close; So Far, Online Solo Exhibition, Eran Gallery (, Toronto

2020    Overzealous 2020 (Re-Imagined), Neilson Park Creative Centre, Toronto

2020    So Close; So Far, Solo Exhibition, Gallery 918 Bathurst, Toronto

2020    Fresh Paint / New Construction 2020, Art Mur, Curated by Michael Patten, Montreal

2020    Next | Wave Groupe Show, Varley Art Gallery, Curated by Anik Glaude, Markham

2019     Figureworks, Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, Ottawa

2019     The MFA/Ph.D. Group Show, Special Project Gallery, Toronto

2019     Chel Kal, Solo Show, Special Project Gallery, Toronto

2019     Between States, MFA Group Show, Special Project Gallery, Toronto

2019     Art @ Suit 500, The Miles S. Nadal Management Centre, Toronto

2018     Identity Group Show, Curated by Amir Golzadeh, Perija Gallery, Babol, Iran

2018     Talking Windows, AGYU Vitrines, Curated by Suzanne Carte, AGYU, Toronto

2018     From the Ground Up, The MFA/Ph.D. Group Show, The Gales Gallery, Toronto

2018     Bam/Boozled Group Show, York University, Toronto

2018     End Year Show, Curated by Yvonne Singer, Gallery 1313, Toronto

2018     Eran Gallery Group Show, Curated by Eran Gallery, Arta Gallery, Toronto

2018     The Book of a Chaotic Mind Solo Exhibition, Curated by Yvonne Singer, Special Project Gallery, Toronto

2017     Aggregation Installation Group Exhibition, the Gales Gallery, Toronto

2017     Monochromatic Exhibition, Curated by Yvonne Singer, The Gales Gallery, Toronto

2017     Open House Show, York University, Toronto

2017     Painting and Printing Area Show, Curated by Janet Jones, The Gales Gallery, Toronto

2016     Non-existence Solo Exhibition, Curated by Alice Varshow, Babol Art Gallery, Iran

2016     Rite of Passage Group Digital Exhibition, Curated by Arash Shirinbab, City Hall of San Francisco, U.S of America

2015     Homeland, Group Exhibition, Curated by Tirgan Festival, Marilyn Brewer Room, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada

2010     Tar-o-Pood-e Farsi Textile Expo Group Exhibition, Tehran, Iran

2009     Yazd Textile Cluster Group Exhibition, Yazd, Iran



Professional Experience:

2016 - Present      Freelance Drawing Teacher, Toronto

2012 – 2013     Freelance Outfit and Interior Designer, Babol, Iran

2007 – 2013     Freelance Drawing Teacher, Babol, Iran

2008 – 2010     Textile Designer, Ziban Co, Tehran, Iran

Public Presentation:

2020     PK Night, Markham Public Library, Markham


Volunteer Experience:

2008     Fashion Counselor, Modex Expo, Tehran, Iran



Private Collection, Babol, Iran

Private Collection, Tehran, Iran

Private Collection, Toronto, ON. Canada



2020     “Waymarks.” York University MFA Publication. Printed.

2020     “Forces & Factors.” Zoryan Institute. Printed.

2018     “AGYU Vitrines – Fall 2018 Newsletter Give-On-And-With.” AGYU Arts.

2018     Flint, Nathan. “York University’s Exhibition at Gallery 1313.” Art Toronto. – Published March 2018.

2017     Muravsky, Alexei. “A Monochromatic Perspective.” Excalibur October 4, 2017: 4. Print.

2017 - Publish date: November 2, 2017.



2018     “Artist Spotlight: Takashi Murakami.” Get AMPed. AMPD at York University, Web.

2018     “Artist Spotlight: KAWS.” Get AMPeD. AMPD at York University, Web.

2017     “Artist Spotlight: Parviz Tanavoli.” Get AMPeD. AMPD at York University, Web.



2020     Drawing Image and Object, Teacher Assistant, York University, Toronto

2010     Printmaking Studio Teacher Assistant, Art University of Tehran, Iran



2020    Winner of the Second Best Work, Overzealous Fine Art Exhibition 2020, Toronto, Canada

2019     Finalist of Figureworks, Ottawa, Canada

2018     Winner of Best in Show, Curated by AGYU Curators, York University, Open House Show, Toronto

2018     Winner of Best Figurative Drawing Award, York University Open House Show, Toronto

2018     Winner of Brazilian Ball Student Support Award, Toronto

2017     Recipient of Harry W. W. Rowe Arts of the Americas Bursaries, Toronto

2017     Winner of Josef Drapell Award for Artistic and Academic Excellence, Toronto

2017     Winner of Achievement in Drawing Award, York University Open House Show, Toronto

2004    Winner of Student Drawing Contest, Babol, Iran

2003    Winner of Student Calligraphy Contest, Babol, Iran

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