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Education

2020     MFA in Studio Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

2016     BA in Photography, I.A.U Meshkin Shahr Branch, 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 (scheduled)

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.

             Fang Bang, Parallelogram 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

2018-20            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

Private Collector, Tampa, FL.

Yasna Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

Private Collector, Isfahan, Iran.

 

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