EDUCATION

 2018                                BFA Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

                                         Business Foundations Certification, McCombs School of Business

2014                                 Valedictorian, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Dallas, TX

ACHIEVEMENTS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2014-2018                        Presidential Scholar, University of Texas at Austin

2014-2018                        Terry Foundation Scholar

2017                                 New York Arts Practicum, New York, NY

2017                                 AtravesArte, UT-led study trip, Mexico City, Mexico

2016                                 UT System Regents' Outstanding Student Awards in Arts and Humanities

2016                                 Ox-Bow School of Art, Marshall F. Wells Scholarship and Fellowship Endowment, Saugatuck, MI

2016                                 Professional Development Travel Initiative Grant, New York, NY

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018                                It's Not What You Think, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2018                                The Ends, FAB Gallery, Austin, TX

2017                                The Paved Garden, Dimension Gallery, Austin, TX

2017                                Sculp-chur, Dimension Gallery, Austin, TX

2017                                Traveling Without Moving, LATELA Gallery, Washington DC

2017                                 Fool's Romance / Books from Aeromoto, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2017                                 People's Gallery Exhibition, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX

2017                                 Two Christmases and a Half-Birthday, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2016                                 Iranian Artists Art Exhibition, Texas Persian Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2016                                 BASED ON: a collection of selected works, The Mom Gallery, Austin, TX

2016                                 Young Bloods, FAB Gallery, Austin, TX

2016                                 Metasexy, Locker 95, Austin, TX

2016                                 Blowout XI, FAB Gallery, Austin, TX

2014                                 Transplanting Little Bits of Homeboys and Homegirls, Ash Studios, Dallas, TX

2014                                 This Ain't No Party, Ash Studios, Dallas, TX

2014                                Young American Talent, H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, TX

2014                                 Dallas International Film Festival, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

2013                                 Vivarium, Hudson Foundation Gallery, Dallas, TX

2013                                 Young Artist Exhibition, Ginger Fox Gallery, Dallas, TX

2013                                 Dallas International Film Festival, Angelika Theatre, Dallas, TX

2013                                 Conflict/Resolution, Goss Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX

2013                                 Young Masters Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

2013                                 Aurora Festival, Dallas, TX

CURATORIAL

2018                                 The Ends, Center Space Project, FAB Gallery, Austin, TX

2018                                  Almost Doesn't Count, Center Space Project, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2017                                  Body is a Bridge, Center Space Project, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2017                                  Kind of About Michigan, Center Space Project, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2016                                 Queer Terrortories, Center Space Project, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2016                                 Reverse Image/Search Asteroid, Center Space Project, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2015                                 ;^), Ash Studios, Dallas, TX

PRESS

2017                                 Featured Artist, Aftab Committee

2015                                "These Persian Girls are Inciting a National Debate Around Nose Jobs," Natasha Wynarczyk, Broadly Vice

EXPERIENCE

2018                                  Gallery Assistant and Communications Intern, Women & Their Work Gallery, Austin, TX

2017-2018                         Director, Center Space Project, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2016-2017                        Curator, Center Space Project, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2017                                 Researcher, Designer and Collaborator with Kenya (Robinson), CHEEKY LaSHAE's BARRYOKE!, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY

2017                                 Researcher, Designer and Collaborator with Kenya (Robinson), CHEEKY LaSHAE: KARAOKE UNIVERSAL: LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE VOL. 01011863, Highline, New York, NY

2016-2017                        Chinati Weekend Volunteer, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX

2015-2016                        Corporate Culture Planner and Web Designer, Art of Living MODERN, Dallas, TX