EDUCATION:  

Master of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University, State

College, PA ( 2012-2014)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, Department of Visual Arts, University

of Art, Tehran, Iran ( 2008-2012)


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Across the Space Separating:  Rogers Gallery, Berea College, KY

2017

Behind the Black, Brown and Gold: Olin Gallery, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington PA

Content Apart: Steamworks Gallery, Scranton PA

2016

One Window Is Enough for Me: Common Place, State College PA

Decorum: HUB Robeson Galleries, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

2014

Disturbance: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Edwin Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA

2012

Tehran, BFA thesis Exhibition, Art University Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Tehran, Old Main Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2021

Reverberation: Kiana Honarmand and Farima Fooladi, Box 13 Artspace, Houston TX (Forthcoming)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

RD MAKES: Group Exhibition, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Until It Shatters, Curated by Samantha Reynolds, Root Division, San Francisco, CA 

Future Tense: Juried Exhibition, The Drawing Room, San Francisco, CA

19th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Wander Woman 2 : Curated by Rea Lynn de Guzman, SF Camerawork Project Space, San Francisco, CA

Women Rising: Juried Exhibition, The Drawing Room, San Francisco, CA

Invulnerable Routes: Seventh Annual International Video Open Call, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

Reflections on Home: Juried Exhibition, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA

Fusion Art's 4th Annual Group Show: Fusion Art, Artize Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

SNAP!: Juried exhibition, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2019

RD MAKES, Curated by Samantha Reynolds, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Art and Activism, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

18th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Reminiscence: Feature artist and curator, Scintilla Art Box Project, Hastings College, NE

Introductions 2019 : Juried exhibition, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

CLIP: AN INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER :5 & J Gallery Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX

Jacobs Gallery Exhibition: Curated exhibition, The Galleries at Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY

Sanctuary: Juried exhibition, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

40 Under 40, The Next Generation of American Metal Artists :Juried Exhibition, Metal Museum, Memphis TN

Small Works 2019 Online Exhibition, Online Group Exhibition, trestlegallery.org

Startup Art Fair: Hotel Del Sol, San Francisco, CA

Taste Silent Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Beg, Borrow and Steal Fundraiser, Recess Art Gallery, Brookly, NY

40th Annual Paper In Particular National Exhibition: Juried Exhibition, Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia MO

That's What She Said: Juried Exhibition, Edwin Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University Park PA

2018

Loud Silence: Expressions of Activism: Curated by Heather Sincavage, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, WilkesBarre, PA

SPECTRUM: Exploring Gender Identification: Juried Exhibition, MCLA Gallery 51 , North Adams, MA

Transformed: Digital to Corporeal: Curator, The Kresge Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton PA

SAAC 2018 Annual Juried Art Competition, El Dorado AR

That's What She Said: Juried Exhibition, AFA Gallery, Scranton PA

Ef(Fe)ct: Juried Drawing Exhibition, Steamworks Gallery, ICCCIA Conference Headquarters, Scranton PA

Size Matters: Group Exhibition, Steamworks Gallery, ICCCIA Conference Headquarters, Scranton PA

Small Works 2018 Online Exhibition: Online Group Exhibition, trestlegallery.org

Contemporary Renaissance Women: Juried Exhibition, Crayola Gallery, Banana Factory Art Center, Bethlehem PA

No Place Like Home: Group Exhibition, Edwin Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University Park PA

#GETEXPOSED-2: BlackSun Studio, State College PA

Unnatural Election: Online exhibition, unnaturalelection.com

Equality Matters, Conversations on Gender and Race: Juried Exhibition, Mildred M. Cox Gallery at William Woods University, Fulton MO

The Nude: Brutal Beauty: Juried Exhibition, Lexington Art League, Lexington KY

2017

PSU 3D Printing Showcase: Rouse Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA

#45: Artists Respond to the New Political Landscape: Invitational Curated Exhibition, Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery, Iona College Arts Center, New Rochelle, NY

Picture Plains: Juried Exhibition, Hump Day Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA

State of Mind: Group Exhibition, Hump Day Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College PA

Needles and Thread: Juried Exhibition, Gallery One, Ellensburg WA

2016

A Generous Kingdom: Juried Exhibition, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland OR

Borderless: In Perspective, New York Foundation for the Arts Juried Exhibition, Lite-Haus Galerie, Berlin

In Between: Curator and Collaborating Artist, Hump Day Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA

'Flare: Iron Through The Lens' : Group Exhibition, AFA Gallery, Scranton PA

Representing Nittany: Travelling Exhibition, Humpday Gallery, Penn State Univerity, University Park PA

Representing Nittany: Travelling Exhibition, Green Drake Gallery, Milheim PA

Representing Nittany: Travelling Exhibition, The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Lemont Arts Festival, Lemont PA

State College Public Art: Window Installation, Downtown State College PA

Geometric Abstraction: Juried Exhibition, Hump Day Gallery, Penn State University, State College PA

The Human Form: Juried Exhibition, Spectrum Gallery, Centerbrook CT

THE SCHWASHOW: Juried Exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Greenville NC

2015

Archimedes' Bathtub: Juried Exhibition. New York Foundation for the Arts, Lorimoto Gallery, NY

Universal Visions: Juried Exhibition, Second Saturday Art Gallery, York PA

MATERIALIZE: Juried Exhibition, Fountain Gallery, Lafayette, IN

2014

Courage to Create: Group Exhibition, The New Leaf Initiative, State College PA

MATERIALIZE: Juried Exhibition, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Dayton OH

W.here-We Are: Penn State School of Visual Arts Alumni Reunion Exhibition, Edwin Zoller Gallery, University Park PA

DIGITAL HAND: Group Exhibition, 709 Gallery, Pittsburgh PA

Delivering the Goods Part II : Traveling Exhibition, Borland Gallery, State College PA

Stop, Collaborate and Listen: Invitational Group Exhibition, Edwin Zoller Gallery, State College PA

2013

Delivering the Goods: Group Exhibition, Kaufman Gallery, Shippensburg University PA

BANG!:Group Exhibition, Edwin Zoller Gallery, University Park PA

Novis Oculi:Juried Exhibition, Crane Arts, Philadelphia PA

Graduate Research Exhibition: Group Exhibition, Hub Robeson Gallery, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA

Synthesize: Group Exhibition, Edwin Zoller Gallery, University Park PA

2008-2012

Plant to Print: Group Exhibition, Borland Gallery, University Park PA Portrait Photography: Group Exhibition, Art University Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Architecture Photography: Group Exhibition, Art University Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Color: Group Exhibition, Art University Gallery, Tehran, Iran

STYLE: juried Exhibition, Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran


RESIDENCIES:  

Penn State School of Visual Arts, November 2017-December 2018


PERFORMANCES:  

Mending Unhealing Wounds, Reflections on Exile closing reception, Root Division, San Francisco CA


TALKS/PANELS/PRESENTATIONS:

Artist Talk: Virtual Art Salon, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)'s
Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program (IAP)
Artist Talk: Until It Shatters Tour: SFMOMA SECA & MAC , San Francisco, CA

Visiting Artist, ARTS PROJECT ONLINE: ESSENCE OF DEMOCRACY Webinar Series, Penn State Lehigh Valley, PA • Artist Talk: Wander Woman 2, SF Camerawork and APICC, San Francisco, CA

Artist Talk: Reflections on Home, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA

Artist Panel Discussion: Invulnerable Routes, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland CA

Artist Talk: Across the Space Separating, Rogers Gallery, Berea College, KY

Artist Talk: Introductions 2019, Root Division, San Francisco CA

Ladies Launchbox Panel Discussion: The Art in Technology, Penn State Lehigh Valley, PA

Artist Panel Discussion: Contemporary Renaissance Women, Banana Factory Art Center, Bethlehem PA

Invited presentation on Technology and Craft, Iron in the 21st Century Panel, The 8th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Scranton PA

Artist Talk: Behind the Black, Brown and Gold, Olin Gallery, Washington and Jeferson College, Washington PA

Artist Talk: Content Apart, Steamworks Gallery, Scranton PA

Artist Talk: Disturbance, Edwin Zoller Gallery, the Pennsylvania State University,University Park PA

HONORS /AWARDS:

Second Place Award, Equality Matters: Conversations on Gender and Race Exhibition, Mildred M. Cox Gallery at William Woods University

NYFA Mentoring Program, New York Foundation for Arts, New York, NY 2014

Recipient of Graham Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University

Graduate Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University 2012-2014

Member of The National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents

1999-2006

 
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