EDUCATION

 2014-present                 University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

                                        BFA Studio Art with Business Certificate

2010-2014                       Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Dallas, TX

2013                                 Pratt Institute Pre-College Intensive, Brooklyn, NY

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS/RESIDENCIES

2014-present                   Presidential Scholar, University of Texas at Austin

2014-present                   Terry Foundation Scholar

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

2016                                 Ox-Bow School of Art Residency, Saugatuck, MI

2016                                 Professional Development Travel Initiative Grant

2014                                 AP Scholar with Honor Award

2014                                 Valedictorian, Booker T. Washington HSPVA, Dallas, TX

PUBLICATIONS

2017                                 Featured Artist, Aftab Committee

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

EXPERIENCE

2015-present                   Curatorial Officer, Center Space Project, Austin, TX

2016                                 Co-curation with Center Space Project, Queer Terrortories, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2016                                 Co-curation with Center Space Project, Reverse Image/Search Asteroid, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX

2016                                 Chinati Weekend Volunteer, Marfa, TX

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

2016                                 Future Nature installation, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY

2015                                 Pushing on a String installation, Seripop, Austin, TX

2013-2015                        Events Volunteer, Art Conspiracy 9, Dallas, TX

EXHIBITIONS

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

2015                                 ;^), Ash Studios, Dallas, 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