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Education:
MFA                                                                                         University of Waterloo, Canada, 2017-2019
BFA Honours (First Class)                                          University of Manitoba, Canada, 2016
B.Sc.  Electrical Engineering                                      Azad University of Fasa, Iran, 2005

  
Exhibitions:
2018                   FRESH PAINT / NEW CONSTRUCTION, Art Mur, Montreal
2018                    BRUSH WITH ART, University of Waterloo, Waterloo
2018                    FIRED UP! CLAY AND CERAMICS, Artery Gallery, Department of Fine Art, University of Waterloo, Waterloo
2017                   1st year MFA show, Artery Gallery, Department of Fine Art, University of Waterloo, Waterloo
2016                   BMO 1st Art! Exhibition, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto
2016                   FRESH PAINT / NEW CONSTRUCTION, Art Mur, Montreal
2016                   BFA GRADUATING Exhibition, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2015-2016      ARTISTS ON TOUR, by Manitoba Visual Arts Network, Manitoba
2015                   OPEN HOUSE, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2015                   DESIGN: EVERYWHERE, EVERYTHING, curated by Tabitha Robin, Gallery of Student Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2014                   SHOW+CREAT, Edge Gallery, Winnipeg
2014                   OPEN HOUSE, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2014                    ST JOHN’S COLLEGE ART COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2013                   OPEN HOUSE, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
2013                   PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital art Members’ Exhibition, Winnipeg
2012                   95TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION OF THE WINNIPEG SKETCH CLUB, Church of Christ, Winnipeg
2012                   OPEN HOUSE, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
  

Awards and Prizes:
2018                   KWCF Shantz Master of Fine Arts International Scholarship
2018                   Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo
2018                   President’s Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo  
2017                   Entrance Award (for Academic Excellence), University of Waterloo
2016                    BMO 1st Art Award (Manitoba)
2015                    Undergraduate Research Award, University of Manitoba
2015                    First prize of GLOBAL COLOURS PHOTO CONTEST, University of Manitoba
2015                    Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative Scholarship
2014                    International Undergraduate Student Scholarship, University of Manitoba
  

Reviews/ Interviews/ Catalogues:
2017                 Unveiling Zahra, UM Today The Magazine, Winnipeg, Fall [print and online]
2017                 Behind Zahra Baseri's Award-winning Outcry #3, by Sharon Kashani, THIS Magazine, Toronto, May 29, [online]
2016                 BMO 1st Art Award Exhibition Catalogue, published by BMO Financial group, Toronto, November [print] 
2016                 Interview with CBC Radio One, Winnipeg, November 4th [live]
2016                 Art and Culture, by Emelia Fournier, The Manitoban, Winnipeg, November 2nd [print and online]
2016                 Interview with Public Parking, Winnipeg, November 1st [online]
2016                 Interview with CJOB Radio, Winnipeg, October 18th [live]
2016                 Making connections; by Steven Leyden Cochrane, Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, April 28th [Print and online]
2016                 School of Art BFA Graduating Exhibition – Exhibition catalogue – published by University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, April [print]
  
Professional Experience and Development:
2018                  Project Assistant of Ann Hamilton, SIDE BY SIDE, Guimaraes, Portugal,
                                June –July (6 weeks)
2018                  Teaching Assistant- FINE 204: Wearable Media, University of Waterloo, January - April          
2017                  Teaching Assistant- FINE100: Studio Fundamentals, University of Waterloo, September - December
2015- 2017       Freelance Graphic Designer
2015                  Undergraduate Research Award mentorship with Leigh Bridges, University of Manitoba, May - August (16 weeks)