CV

Education

2009

Graduate Diploma in TESOL, University of Technology, Sydney

2004

Masters of Teaching (Visual Arts & Drama), University of Sydney

TESOL Certificate, Teach International, Sydney

Photoshop CS Certificate, Fearless Media, Sydney

 2001

Bachelor of Arts (Art History & Theory and Performance Studies), University of Sydney

Residencies

2016

Blacktown Art Centre- 6months Visual Artist Residency

2015

Cre8tiv Studios- IWVAC-Australia Visual Artist in residence

Exhibition Record

2016

Inspired by Travel, Me Artspace, St Leonards (December)

Blank Slate, Blacktown visitor Information & Heritage Centre, Blacktown ( November – January 2017)

Women’s Art Prize, See Street Gallery, Meadowbank (June)

Fragmented, Project [504] Gallery, St Leonards (May)

Iranian Art & Craft Exhibition, StirrUp Gallery, Marrickville (March)

Spirit Sisters: Nazanin Marashian | Negin Chahoud, joint exhibition, ME. Artspace, St Leonards (February)

2015

The Kangaroo Visit, Group Exhibition- Pallazzo Velli, Rome ( June – November )

Hawkesbury Art Prize, Finalist, Purple Noon Gallery, Freemans Reach (October)

In Transit, IWVAC-Australia Launch Exhibition, 107 Projects Gallery, Redfern  (September)

A Temporary Life, Creative Conversations with Asylum Seekers, Annandale Performing Arts Centre, Annandale (July)

Autumn Show, MTAS exhibition, Richmond School of Arts, Richmond (May)

Art for Heart, St Peters Hall, Richmond

Winmalee ArtFest, Wimalee HS, Award for genre (April)

Hawkesbury Art Show, 3rd Prize in Drawing class (April)

Art in the Hills Prize, Oakhill College (April)

2014

Belle Arti Prize, Chapman & Bailey Gallery, Melbourne

Blacktown Art Prize, Blacktown Art Centre

Reflections– Solo Exhibition, Addison Rd Art Gallery, Marrickville

2007

Drawn to Auburn: Calligraphy Group Exhibition, Auburn Library

Calligraphy for Performance Artists, Club Arak event, University of Sydney

Eid Nowrooz, Persian New Year Celebration, University of NSW (Performer)

ACDN Calligraphy Group (2006-2007)

2006

Art on Water: Public Art Project in conjunction with Leichhardt Secondary College, Petersham TAFE and Sydney Maritime Museum, Boomalli Aboriginal Art Collective, Leichhardt ( Teacher and Exhibition curtor)

Inside Out: Muslim Women Exploring Identities and Creative Expressions, Auburn Community Development Network (ACDN)

Journeys of the Spirit: Personal Journeys and Stories of Refugees, Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Centre

2005

Transphere: Artists Crossing Over Between Cultures, Media and Passion, New View Gallery, Newtown

Scratch, smARTarts exhibition of emerging artists, Chippendale

Walking the Street, Inner West Cultural Services, Newtown

2003

ARTagonists– M.Teach Graduation Exhbition, SCA Gallery, University of Sydney

Based on a True Story– Newspace, Rozelle

2002

My Place, Our Space: Gulargambone Central School Art Workshops and Exhibition ( Teacher and Curator)

In Focus: Tin Sheds Art Workshops Exhibition (Curator), Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney

Encouragement Award in the University of Sydney Union’s Art Competition

1999

Women Beyond Borders Project– Co-ordinator, writer & exhibitor, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney

1998

Landscape: Advanced Art Student Exhibition, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney

First Prize in the art section of the University of Sydney Union Art & Photo Competition

1997

Art Express- Showcase of excellence in Visual Arts, Integral Energy forecourt

OnStage– Showcase of excellence in Drama, Seymour Centre, University of Sydney

Recent Curatorial Record

2016

Fragmented, IWVAC-Australia Group exhibition, Project [504] Gallery, St Leonards

Iranian Art & Craft Exhibition| Norouz Celebration, StirrUp Gallery, Marrickville

Spirit Sisters: Nazanin Marashian | Negin Chahoud, ME. Artspace, St Leonards

2015

In Transit, IWVAC-Australia Group Exhibition, 107 Projects Gallery, Red