born 1996

EDUCATION

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

                                         Business Foundations Program with Highest Distinction, McCombs School of Business

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

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018                                Flat Rate Contemporary, online gallery

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

ACHIEVEMENTS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2014-2018                        Presidential Scholar, University of Texas at Austin

2014-2018                        Terry Foundation Scholar, University of Texas at Austin

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

PRESS

2017                                 Featured Artist, Aftab Committee

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