A native of Tehran, Iran, he has an MFA in Sculpture and Expanded Practice from Ohio University School of Art+Design.
Previously, he has attended Texas Tech University, Stony Brook University and University of Art in Tehran.
With experience in both conventional and new media, his work is of interdisciplinary nature combining 2D, 3D and Digital Media.
He is Currently working and Living in Athens, GA where he is a faculty member in Lamar Dodd School of Art. He teaches Sculpture, Foundation and Digital Fabrication courses and serves as Studio Manager.
Ohio University, Athens, OH MFA studio Art, Sculpture and Expanded practice, 2012-2015
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX Graduate courses toward MFA, Ceramics, fall 2008- spring 2010
University of Art, Tehran, Iran MA, Art Studies, 2004-2008 BA, Handicrafts, 2000-2004
Forthcoming: 2017 Annual Juried Exhibit, The Delaplaine Visual Arts Educational Center, Frederick, MD, 2017.
54th Annual Juried Competition, the Masur Museum of Art’s Annual Juried Competition, Monroe, LA, 2017.
Sculpture REMIX 2017: Craft/Technology/Art, A Washington Sculptors Group (WSG) and Glen Echo Park Partnership (GEPP) juried show, Glen Echo, MD, 2017.
Displacement and Migration, national juried exhibit, The St. Louis Artists’ Guild, Clayton, MO, 2017.
The 36th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University Galleries Peoria, IL, 2017.
Motion, A juried international photography exhibition, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2017.
Time and Space, International Exhibition, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art (CICA), Gyeonggi-do, Korea, 2017.
Towson University School of Art Faculty Biennial, Towson, MD, December 2016.
House/Home + the objects within: Pop-up group Exhibition, Baltimore, MD, 2016.
Open Weekend Art Festival: Video Screening of “1.2 miles of Simultaneous Walks in Tehran, Iran and Athens, OH”, Washington
ArtWorks and Washington School of Photography, Rockville MD, 2015.
Active Presence: group show with Duane McDiarmid, Lori Esposito, and Daisie Hoitsma, EASE Gallery, Columbus, OH, 2015.
INPHA 4: The International Photography Annual, MANIFEST Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 2015.
Metrologia: MFA thesis Show, Ohio University, Trisolini Gallery, Athens, OH, 2015.