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Education 

2020     M.F.A in Studio Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. 

2016     B.A in Photography, I.A.U, Ardabil, Iran. 

 

Selected Exhibitions 

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions 

2020    As of Now, with JD Hardy, Centre Gallery at USF, Tampa, FL. 

             The Stone Garden, Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL. 

2016     Pashangeh, Yasna Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran. 

2014     Pashangeh, Yasna Art Gallery, Isfahan, Iran. 

 

Group Exhibitions 

2022     Metadata: Rethinking Photography in the 21st Century, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL. (scheduled) 

2021     ArtFields, Lake City, SC

2020    BATTIN’ A HUNDRED, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL. 

2019     Body Without Organs, Carolyn M. Wilson Art Gallery, Tampa, FL. 

              Rumble, Carolyn M. Wilson Art Gallery, Tampa, FL. 

2017     Work Share, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY. 

2013     Architecture, Iranian Photographers Center, Tehran, Iran. 

2012     Ardabil, The Gallery, I.A.U Meshkin Shahr Branch, Meshkin Shahr, Ardabil, Iran. 

              Presence/Absence, Andisheh Gallery, Meshkin Shahr, Ardabil, Iran. 

 

Awards and Academic Honors 

2020         Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse Award, Tampa, FL. 

                   Creative Quarterly, New York, NY. 

2019          Carolyn M Wilson Scholarship, Tampa, Florida. 

2018-20    University of South Florida Full Scholarship Award, Tampa, FL. 

                   University of South Florida Assistantship Award, Tampa, FL. 

2017           Rochester Institute of Technology Scholarship Award. 

                   Rochester Institute of Technology Assistantship Award. 

2015          Honorable Mention, IPA Awards, Los Angeles, CA. 

2012          Honorable Mention, The New Perspective Awards, Isfahan, Iran. 

 

Professional Experiences 

2018-21              Photographic Print Lab Assistant, USF, Tampa, FL. 

Fall 2020           Teaching Assistant for Concepts and Practices II, USF, Tampa, FL. 

Fall 2020           Teaching Assistant for Concepts and Practices I, USF, Tampa, FL. 

Spring 2020     Teaching Assistant for Art and Culture (Online Course), USF, Tampa, FL. 

Spring 2020     Teaching Assistant for Intermediate Photography, USF, Tampa, FL. 

Fall 2019           Teaching Assistant for Advanced Photography, Special Topic, USF, Tampa, FL. 

Summer 2019  Teaching Assistant for Intermediate Photography, USF, Tampa, FL. 

Spring 2019     Teaching Assistant for Beginning Photography, USF, Tampa, FL. 

Fall 2018          Teaching Assistant for Intermediate Photography, USF, Tampa, FL. 

2017-18            Gallery Assistant, William Harris Gallery, RIT, Rochester, NY. 

2014-16           Art Assistant and Assistant Curator, Yasna Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran. 

 

Publication 

2020    BATTIN’ A HUNDRED (MFA Catalog), USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL. 

             Artist Talk: Mohsen Azar, Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida.  

             W. Ellis, Richard, “Mohsen Azar: Regarding the Invisible Pain of Others”, Academia, (BATTIN’ A HUNDRED). 

             Creative Quarterly, Issue 58, New York, NY. 

2016     Yasna, Issue 3, Yasna Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran. 

2013     Architecture, Issue 5, Iranian Photographers Center, Tehran, Iran. 

 

Collections 

The Gobioff Foundation, Tampa, FL. 

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida. 

Yasna Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran. 

Private Collector, Isfahan, Iran.