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2018                  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2014-2017         M.F.A. in Studio Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2009-2014         B.A. in Industrial Design, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


*Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2020                     *(forthcoming), Coco Hunday, Tampa, FL

2019                   *Free Floating Absence of The Referent, Tikhonova Wintner Gallery, (Harlem) New York, NY

2018                     *#EverchangingFacade, NADA MIAMI 2018, Miami, FL

2018                    *Sedimenting Skin (Installation), Night Shift: An Experiment, Orlando Museum of Art, curated by Coralie Claeysen-Gleyzon, Orlando, FL

2018                    *Right Here Right Now (public installation), curated by Katina Bitsicas, Citizen Jane Film Festival, Columbia, MO

2018                     *Sedimenting Skin (Installation), curated by Molly Surno, Elsewhere, (Brooklyn) New York, NY

2018                      Fissure in The Air (Installation), with Sareh Imani, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Upper Field), Skowhegan, ME

2018                      We Could Forever, with Aruni Dharmakirthi, Housing, curated by Eileen Isagon Skyers, (Brooklyn) New York, NY

2017                     *you're freaking out ok, Rawson Projects, (LES) New York, NY

2017                     *The Gap (A PROCESS SERIES II), curated by Jessamyn Fiore, Rawson Projects, (LES) New York, NY

2016                      Mirror Drain, with Ben Galaday, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

2016                      Milk Spreads Its Coat, with Ben Galaday, curated by William Douglas, PortSpace, Tampa, FL

2016                      Run Run Run, with Victoria Trespando, William & Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL


Special Projects

2018                     (available for streaming) Chapter 11 of the AudioVisual Book The Minefield Girl on Spotify


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019                      (forthcoming) AMBIENT SPACE OF DIMENSION, curated by Nathan Storey Freeman, Stellar Projects, (Manhattan) New York, NY

2019                      I AM VERY BUSY, curated by Coco Hunday, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

2019                      time after time, curated by Parallelogram Gallery and Taylor Finke, Quaid Gallery, Tampa, FL

2019 AM I, NOW, curated by David Linchen, 180 Franklin, (Brooklyn) New York, NY

2019                      the body responds by lying down, Curated by Vanessa Kowalski, Nars Foundation, (Brooklyn) New York, NY

2018                      Facebuster, curated by William Douglas and Noelle Mason, Pilote Studios, Philadelphia, PA

2018                 Hiss Magazine Issue 3 (Screening), Wexner Center for the Arts Performance SPACE, Columbus, OH

2018                    Booth 15 (Sazmanab), 2018 Taiwan Annual, Taipei, Taiwan

2018                      From the Cradle to the Boat, curated by Tommy Hartung, C24 Gallery, (Manhattan) New York, NY

2018                      Midnight, curated by Rose Nestler, Paradice Palase, (Brooklyn) New York, NY

2018                  General Assembly, Quaid Gallery, Tampa, FL

2018                      Screening 50 Video Clips from 50 Contemporary Artists, curated by Sohrab Kashani and Nariman Hamed, 2018 Fajr International Film Festival,

                                Tehran, Iran

2018                    We Too: Reclaiming the Feminine, curated by Kira Gondeck-Silvia, Orlando CityArts Factory, Orlando, FL

2018                    Sofia Ek: The Minefield Girl, curated by Molly Surno, Fotografiska museet i Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

2018                    The Minefield Girl (Spotify’s First AudioVisual Book Launch-- Sofia Ek and Blackdove), curated by Molly Surno, Lightbox, (Manhattan) New York, NY

2017                   Booth A1, Untitled Art Fair Miami Beach, Miami, FL

2017                      Homecoming, ACRE Projects, curated by Sabrina E Greig, Chicago, IL

2017                      Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL

2017                     Migration Film Festival, The Front, New Orleans

2017                     Every Disaster Made Us Wish for More, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

2017                      Cinematic Reflections on the American Social Climate (Video Screening), Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2017                  41st Annual Juried Exhibition, Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL

2017                  8th All-Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL

2017                  Four by Four, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL

2017                  Nasty Women, The Knockdown Center, (Queens) New York, NY

2016                   Centre Gallery Third Annual Juried Exhibition, Tampa, FL

2016                  Fang Bang, Parallelogram, Tampa, FL

2016                  CRE, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

2016                  23 Shorts (Video Screening), Mermaid, Tampa, FL

2016                  Four by Four, William & Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2015                  Whoever’s Here, William & Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL                      

2012                   3D Photography, Exhibition on LED3D TV, Tehran, Iran 



2018                       of the 12 people who have walked on the moon 11 were boy scouts, Satellite Art Show (Performance is Alive), Miami, FL

2018                      Quadrivium, with Elizabeth A. Baker, Brown University, Providence, RI

2018                       Fissure in The Air, in Collaboration with Sareh Imani, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2018                       Double Power, in Collaboration with Sareh Imani, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2018                       of the 12 people who have walked on the moon 11 were boy scouts, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2018                     Quadrivium, with Elizabeth A. Baker, Arete Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2018                      Quadrivium, with Elizabeth A. Baker, Aerocade Music, Saint Petersburg, FL

2018                       Fariba, Re:Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

2017                  What Reveals and What Conceals, Contemporary Art Museum USF, Tampa, FL

2016                  5MinuteMirrorDrain in Collaboration with Ben Galaday, Mermaid, Tampa, FL

2016                  HoleyGram (PROXAMBIENT), Mermaid, Tampa, FL


2018                   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship

2017                   Ox-Bow Residency MFA Award + Additional Stipend

2017                   Diane Elmeer Award in 41st Annual Juried Exhibition University of South Florida

2017                   Honorable Mention in 8th All-Media Juried Biennial

2016                   First Place in Centre Gallery Third Annual Juried Exhibition

2016                  CRE Exhibition Award  

2014                  USF Assistantship Award

2014                  USF Fellowship Award

2009                  University of Tehran Full Fellowship Award

2009                  Ranked 23rd amongst 44,852 Candidates in the nationwide university entrance examination, Iran


Artist Residencies

2019                  Baxter St CCNY, New York (Manhattan), NY

2019                  Nars Foundation, New York (Brooklyn), NY

2018                  Triangl Arts Association, New York (Brooklyn), NY

2017                   Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI

2016                  ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI


2019                   Artist Talk, Paradice Palace, Brooklyn, NY

2019                   Visiting Artist and Artist Lecture, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

2018                   Visiting Artist, Citizen Jane Film Festival, Columbia, MO

2018                   Artist Lecture, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

2018                     Visiting Artist, University of South Florida, FL

2017                      Visiting Artist Artist Lecture, Parsons School of Design, NY

2017                      Artist Lecture, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI

2017                     Artist Lecture, Director's Circle Event, Tampa, FL



The Dinner Party: Invitations Long Overdue”, Art History Plays With Food, Karen J. Leader, Florida Atlantic University; Amy K. Hamlin, St.

Catherine University, CAA (Saturday Symposia: Interventions in the Future of Art History), New York, NY, Feb. 18, 2017.


Bibliography (Publication)

2018                  Kalaktive Zine (Edition of 40), SkowheganSWAPS, Skowhegan Library, New York, NY

2018                  Hiss Magazine, Issue 3, Wexner Center for the Arts Performance SPACE, Columbus, OH

2018                  Sofia Ek: The Minefield Girl catalog, Fotografiska museet i Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

2018                  The Minefield Girl catalog, Sofia Ek and Blackdove, New York, NY

2017                  The Crow’s Nest, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI

2017                  p1.8696.11.19 (gca2 Project) catalog, Mojdeh Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2017                  Contemporary Performance Almanac 2017, Contemporary Performance New York, NY

2017                  Skyway Catalog, Museum of Fine Arts St.Petersburg

2017                  The Front Catalog, The Front, New Orleans

2017                  Every Disaster Made Us Wish for More (MFA Catalog), by Erin Hughes, Museum of Contemporary Art USF


Bibliography (Press)

BLOUINARTINFO, "Group Show 'From the Cradle to the Boat' at C24 Gallery, New York", by Blouin ArtInfo, Jul. 24, 2018, hyperLink

CNN Tech, "Spotify releases its first audio-visual book", by Lisa Fischer, Feb. 13, 2018, hyperlink

Creative Loafing, “Skyway show unites: Major museums open their doors to the talent in their backyard”, by James Chapin, Jun. 20, 2017, hyperlink

FOX News, "'Nasty Women' visual art protest ahead of women's march", by Emily DeCiccio, Jan. 19, 2017, hyperlink

The Huffington Post, 'Nasty Women' Art Shows Raise Over $50,000 For Planned Parenthood, by Katherine Brooks, Jan. 17, 2017, hyperlink

VICE, "Meet The Nasty Women: Trump is Triggering a New Wave of Feminist Protest Art," by Alex Thompson, Jan. 14, 2017, hyperlink

HYPERALLERGIC, "Massive Nasty Women Art Show Raises 35K for Planned Parenthood Opening Night," by Jillian Steinhauer, Jan. 13, 2017, hyperlink

THE GUARDIAN, "Nasty Women Art Exhibit Aims at Taking Power Back From Trump," by Anna Furman, Jan. 13, 2017, hyperlink

Artnet News, "5 Feminist-Minded Exhibitions to Check Out Ahead of the Women’s March", by Sarah Cascone, Jan. 13, 2017, hyperLink

The Metro, "See Inside The Nasty Women Art Exhibition", by Kate Mooney, Jan. 10, 2017, hyperlink

Babe, "This is a Trump protest’: We talked to the organizers of the Nasty Women Art Exhibition", by Cait Munro, Jan. 10, 2017, hyperlink

BUST, "13 Artworks By Nasty Women To Inspire You To Fight Back Against Trump", by Samantha Mercado, Jan. 10, 2017, hyperlink

The Huffington Post, "Nearly 700 ‘Nasty Women’ Artists Have Teamed Up To Protest Trump", by Priscilla Frank, Jan. 4, 2017, hyperlink

The Creators Project, "The Nasty Women Exhibition is Art's Answer to Trump's Nearing Presidency", by Sami Emory, Jan. 3, 2017, hyperLink

NY Observer, "Anti-Trump Art Show 'Nasty Women'", by Alina Cohen, Dec. 30, 2016, hyperLink

Iranian Photography, "Bahareh Khoshooee – Beyond the “a part of body”", Dec. 1, 2014, hyperLink


Featured (Online Venues)

Mall Pretzel , 2017

Field Projects , 2017

Pyschic Jaccuzi , 2017

Regina Rex , 2017

New York New York , 2017


Professional Experience:

Spring 2018 - Present        Adjunct Faculty at

The New School Parsons School for Design, NY for………….Core Studio 3: Photo Contexts

      Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ for…………………..Digital Literacy

Process and Media—Time III

                            Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ for……Digital Imaging

                             Print Design

Computer Arts

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017          Instructor of Record at

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL for……………………….Beginning VADA (Video, Animation, Digital Arts)

                           Sculpture Assistant at

The Institute for Research in Art (USF Graphic Studio)

Fall 2014 - Spring 2016        Teaching Assistant at

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL for………………………..Beginning VADA (Video, Animation, Digital Arts)

Introduction to Art (Online Course)

Digital Modeling

Intermediate Painting