EDUCATION

 

  • MFA  in Studio Practice, California College of the Arts (CCA), San Francisco, CA 2016-2018

 

  • BA in Painting, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, 2005- 2009

 

WORK

  • Board Member at Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP), San Francisco

  • Preparator Asian Art Museum, San Francisco 


SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

  •  2018 Seven Valleys, Exhibition by Lauren Marie Taylor and Keyvan Shovir Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

  • 2017  Play Space, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

  • 2009  Golzadeh Gallery, Tehran, Iran

  • 2008  Paeez Gallery, Tehran, Iran

  • 2007  Banafsheh Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION
 

2019

 

  • Space Between Space, curated by Shaghayegh Cyrus, aggregate space gallery-November 1-16, 2019 

  • Once at Present - Contemporary Art of the Iranian Diaspora, curated by Kevin B. Chen and Taraneh Hemami, Minnesota Street Project-March 29 - April 20, 2019

2018

  • Bankgit Arise, an Art Residency and Cultural Exchange between Indonesia and United States, Asian Art Museum and Clarion Alley Mural Project, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

 

 

  • Commencement Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

 

 

  • A Conversation on Race & identity Curated by Jan Marlese at LH Horton Jr Art Gallery at Delta College in Stockton

  • Seven Valleys, Exhibition by Artists-In-Residence Lauren Marie Taylor and Keyvan Shovir Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, CA

 


2017

 

  •  7th Annual Misfit Maker Factory, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

  •  Make Art/Work - 2017, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland CA

 

 

 

  • The Introductions exhibition showcases the talent of twelve emerging artists in the Bay Area, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

  • Orium, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

  • Meet "THEM", MENArt Group, 100 Days Action, Hubbell Street Galleries, San Francisco, CA

 

  •  Caped Crusaders and Everyday Heroes, i.d.e.a. Museum Mesa, AZ


2014

 

 

  • Unity, In collaboration with Taraneh Hemami, Project of Survival, Southern Exposure (SoEx), San Francisco, CA

 

  • Tehran to NY, TBA Brooklyn Gallery, Curated by ICY and SOT, Brooklyn, NY

 

  • Calligraphies in conversation, Islamic Center of Northern California (ICCNC), represented by Oakland Asian cultural center, Oakland, CA


2015

 

 

  • Rostam In Dreams, Inside Out Iran, Curated and presented by Art Canteen and Roya Arab, Rich Mix, London, UK

 

  • Rostam in Dreams, Iranian Urban Art, Graffik Gallery, Curated by Roya Arab and Shaghayegh Cyrous, London, UK


2013

 

 

  • My American- Islamic Beauty, Pretty Woman Collection, Saatchi gallery, curated by Rebecca Wilson, London, UK

 

  • Cover Up, The Face of Portraiture, Saatchi gallery, curated by Rebecca Wilson, London

 

  • Speak Your Peace, SOMArts Cultural Center, curated by Justin Hoover, San Francisco, California


2012

 

 

  • Street art, Mattia Fagnoni Onlus gallery, Italy


2011

 

  • Portrait, Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran


2010

 

  • Much love from Iran, B&K Projects, Curated by Sazmanab, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

  • Streets of Tehran, Mehrva gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

  • From Streets of Iran, Crewest Gallery,  Los Angeles, CA


2009

 

 

  • Urban Jealousy Istanbul, Curated by Amirali Ghasemi, Turkey

 

  • Urban Jealousy Istanbul, Curated by Amirali Ghasemi, Berlin, Germany

 

  • Iranian Street Art, Mehrin gallery, Tehran, Iran


2008

 

  • Visual art forum, Tabriz Art University, Tabriz, Iran



PUBLIC ART


2015

 

  • In Memory of,  Simin Daneshvar, Simin Behbahani and Forough Farrokhzad, Clarion alley mural project in collaboration with Shaghayegh Cyrous, San Francisco, CA


2013

 

 

  • Persian Dreams, Clarion alley mural project, in collaboration with Shaghayegh Cyrous, San Francisco, CA

 

  • Chinese poem, supported by SFMTA and Chinese culture center, collaboration with Justin Hoover and Shaghayegh Cyrous, Wentworth Alley, Chinatown, San Francisco, CA

 

 

WORKSHOPS AND TALKS

2018

 

  • Social space and public discourse in Iran, Stanford University, CA


2016

 

  • Social space and public discourse in Iran, Stanford University, CA


2014

 

  • Guest artist at Flag story series, SOMArt culture center, San Francisco, CA

 

  • Urban Art and Iran, Stanford University, Visiting Artist


2013   

 

  • Artist Talk, Speak Your Peace, curated by Justin Hoover, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

 

  • The Wall, Graffiti workshop, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran


 

AWARDS



2018

  • Art of Peace | The Robby Poblete Foundation award


2017

  • Rite Editions Gift in Memory of Steven Leiber Scholarship

 

  • The Murphy & Cadogan Art Awards

 

  • CCA Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

  • Fine Art Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA


2016

  • Fine Art Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

  • CCA Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA


2009

  • First price of Graffiti Contest, Tehran Art and Architecture University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


FILMS


2014

 

  • Featured in Mutiny of Colors, Documentary about Street Arts of Iran, Directed by Zeinab Tabrizy and Paliz Khoshdel


2010

 

  • Featured in Cultures of Resistance documentary movie, Directed Iara Lee


2009  

 

  • Graffiti Workshop, Tapesh TV


2008

 

  • Iranian Jackass Movies, Episode three, directed by Keyvan Shovir and Arash Farazmand


2007

 

  • Acted in Slowness, Directed by Farbod Khoshtinat

 

  • Featured in Here is Tehran documentary about Iran's graffiti, Directed by Saeed Haddadi

 

  • Iranian Jackass Movies, Episode two, directed by Keyvan Shovir and Arash Farazmand


2006

 

  • Iranian Jackass Movies, Episode one, directed by Keyvan Shovir and Arash Farazmand

 

 curated exhibitions

 

  • Iranian Street art 2010 Group exhibition, Mehrva gallery - Tehran

 

  • The Essence of Unity 2018  Group exhibition, CCA Hubbell St Galleries - San Francisco