Bio

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­ Born in Tehran, lives in North York, ON

 Education:

  • M.A. Design and Production, Art University of Tehran, Iran 2005
  • B.A. Applied Arts, Shiraz University, Iran 2000

 Running a non-profit organization Airsa Art and Thought Association, North York, Canada

 Taught at University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

 Board of Art Education Department of Kanoon, Tehran, Iran

Awards/grants:

  • 2017 OAC Exhibition Assistant
  • 2017 StreetArt Box painting
  • 2017 Cultural Hot Spot, My Art My New Land cohort 2
  • 2017 Platform A, Nowruzgan Multicultural Art Exhibition
  • 2016 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
  • 2016 Cultural Hot Spot, My Art My New Land cohort 1
  • 2016, Platform A, researching indigenous and Iranian pottery patterns, Jumblies Theatre, Toronto
  • 2015 OAC exhibition assistant, Toronto
  • 2015 RBC Art Access Fund micro award, Toronto
  • 2012 Certificate of Merit, UNODC Leisure Activities for High Risk Students, Tehran
  • 2010 Certificate of Merit, UNICEF conceptual art exhibition for youth, Tehran
  • 2009 Travel grant to Amsterdam Cultural Exchange Project, NL, Amsterdam