Education

 

San Jose State University | 2016 – 2019

Master of Fine Arts in Digital Media, San Jose, CA

Azad University, Tehran Central Branch | 2004 – 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Photography, Tehran, IR

 

Teaching

 

Santa Clara University | Fall 2019 - Present, CA

Inclusive Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow, Art Department

Taught Digital Imaging, 3D Modeling and Animation Courses

 

 

San Jose University | 2016 - 2019, CA

Teaching Associate, Art Department | 2017 - 2019

Taught Introduction in Digital Media Course (ART 74)

Teaching Assistant, Art Department | Fall 2016

Assistant to Prof. Craig Hobbs, Advanced Digital Video Course (ART105)

 

Teaching Assistant, Art Department | Fall 2016

Assistant to Prof. Andrew Blanton, Advanced 3D Fabrication and Printing Course (ART 102)

Solo& *Two Person Exhibition

2020

*Genesis, Chamber Music Festival Silicon Valley, Mexican Heritage Plaza, CA.

 

2019

Plastic Makes Perfect, MFA Thesis exhibition, Black Gallery, SJSU, CA.

2018

Green Hope, Black Gallery, SJSU, CA.

5 - 1, Gallery 8, SJSU, CA.

*How Close is too Close, Two-Person Collaboration, Maker Faire, CA.

2017

*Play with Sky, Two-Person Collaboration, Maker Faire, CA.

2008

Pink Lady, Photo Exhibition, Jahan Nama Gallery, Tehran, IR.

 

Selected Group Exhibition

2020 

Over and Under, Richmond Art Center, CA.

Reflections on Home, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, CA.

Reflections on Exile, Root Division, CA.

 

2019

Scintilla Art Box Project, Hastings College, NE.

Chamber Music Festival Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA.

SJSU MFA Thesis Exhibition, Root Division, CA.

 

2018

1088 Days, Social Policy Cafe, San Jose, CA.

Softwar(e), Babelab Gallery, Oakland, CA.

3 Concerns and 23 Cracks, Black Gallery, SJSU
, CA.

Bruce Nauman Time Tunnel, Belcher Gallery, SJSU
, CA.

 

2017

Faken’et, Gallery 8, SJSU, CA.

Summer Arts, Phebe Conley Gallery, Fresno, CA.

 

2007

Red Tuesdays, Painting Exhibition, Mother Gallery, Tehran, IR.

 

Award

2020

Professional development grant, awarded Dean's office grant at SCU.

CAH Fellowship, awarded grant from the Center Faculty fellowship at SCU.

2018

SJSU Art, awarded a scholarship for supporting art exhibition.

2017

Bertha Kalm, awarded a scholarship for academic achievements.

CSU summer arts, awarded a scholarship to attend CSU summer arts program.

2016

Roshan Cultural Heritage, awarded a fellowship to research on Persian culture, CA.

 

 

Publication/Press

2020

Interview with Joel Slayton, LAST magazine Issue #4, CA.

2019

Digital dystopia, Leonardo ABstracts Service (LABS), CA.

Review by Alexander Werdmuller, MFA Thesis Exhibition Catalogue published by SJSU, CA.

2018

Blog post published by Bruce Sterling, Wired Magazine, Softwar[e] Manifesto.

Time Tunnel, Bruce Nauman Corridor, Catalogue published by SJSU, CA.

 

Lecture/Visit

2020

Artist Talk, The eleventh annual NMC Showcase, IL.

Artist Talk, Stories of Mutual Distress, Zanan Group in Norcal, CA.

2019

Guest lecturer, ART74, SJSU, CA.

Visiting Artist, ART198, SJSU, CA.

2018

Artist Talk, Advancement to graduate candidacy, MLK Library, CA.


 

Technical Skill

VR/AR

3D modeling

Video & Animation

WebGL/WebVR

Projection mapping

Creative coding

Prototyping

Laser cutting

3D printing

Language

English

Farsi

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