–––––––––Solo & Two-Person Exhibition

 

2021        Caged Bird and the Blue Room, Presented by Art Venture at The Faulkner Performing Art Acenter, Fayetteville, AR

2020        The Thing With Feathers, Invernadero Artist-Run Gallery, Fresno, CA

Hope the Wind Rises, Mount Sequoyah Center, Fayetteville, AR––As a part of the "Imaginative Gardens" a curatirial project by "The II Platform" based in London, UK

Bleeding into Space, Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN

Poetics of Places, Two-Person Exhibition, 211 Sout Gallery, Bentonville, AR

2019        When They Sing a Song of Joy with Sorrow, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fine Art Center Gallery, Fayetteville, AR 

 

–––––––––Group Exhibition

 

2020        A Common Thread: Textile Past and Present, The Arts Center of Greenwood, SC

                Executive Orders, The II Platform, London, UK

House Party, Binder Projects, Memphis, TN

Amorphous Objects, Ghost Art projects, Online

Annual Members Show, Pensacola Museum, Pensacola, FL

Sewn In: A contemporary Look at Fiber Art, Fenix Gallery, Faytteville, AR

The 57th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

Typos + Spills + Broken Glass, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY

Portrait: Identity and Expression, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, New York, NY

2019        Cross-Sections: MFA Online Exhibition, www.mfaexhibitiononline.org

No Center Line, SequoyahHall, Fayetteville, AR 

Night Garden, yngspc-nightgarden.com, Online Exhibition

Feel The Burn, Mim Gallery, LA

Year Two: Green, Bentonville, AR 

Pensacola Museum of Ar Members Show, Pensacola Museum, Pensacola, FL  

Hands On: A Collective Haptic Perspective, Pancake House, Minneapolis, MN

Interconnected, Walker Stone House, Fayetteville, AR   

Bloom, Sykes Gallery, Millersville University, PA

2018  Artists and Locations, CICA Museum, South Korea

Nefelibata, Indiana University Kokomo Downtown Gallery, Kokomo, IN

2017 Float to the bottom, Sink to the top, sUgAR Art Gallery, Fayettevile , AR

Absolute Zero, Lalaland gallery, Fayetteville, AR

Four AM, Lalaland gallery, Fayetteville, AR 

2016 Running Toward Dreams, sUgAR Art Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

(A touring exhibition participating Iranian and American young artists)

Running Toward Dreams, Negar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

(A touring exhibition participating Iranian and American young artists)

Persian Gardens, Aaran Projects, Tehran, Iran

2015 Small Pictures, Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2014 The Rabbit Hole, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2013 Revolver, Raf Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

–––––––––Curatorial Project

 

2019 UTK @ UARK, Exchenge Exhibiton, SCUL Gallery, Fayetteville, AR 

Seeing Through, Juried Exhibition, Co-curated with Minah Kim, Suagr Gallery, Fayetteville, AR 

2018 Alter-Sphere, sUgAR Gallery, Fayetteville, Arkansas

2016 Running Toward Dreams, Co-curated with Maryam Amirvaghefi, sUgAR Gallery, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Running Toward Dreams, Co-curated with Maryam Amirvaghefi, Negar Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2014 The Rabbit Hole exhibition, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2013 Co-founder of Rabbit Hole Group

 

–––––––––Awards

 

2019 Artist 360, Student Artist Grant, Mid-America Arts Alliance

Summer Research Grant, The University of Arkansan, Fayetteville, AR 

Project Grant, The University of Arkansan, Fayetteville, AR 

Vermont Studio Center Residency Award, The University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

Graduate Assistantship, The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Graduate Fellowship, The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2018    New Outstanding ICT Member Scholarship, The University of Arkansas, International School, Fayetteville, AR

Anderson Ranch Residency Award, The University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, AR

Graduate Fellowship, The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Graduate Assistantship, The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2017    Graduate Fellowship, The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Graduate Assistantship, The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

 

–––––––––Residency and Workshop

 

2019 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2018 Anderson Ranch Art Center, Aspen, CO

 

–––––––––Selected Publication

 

2020         The Idle Class, Winter 2020 - The Makers Issue, Sewn Together

                Under The Bridge, Issue 5, Concentric Series

                NWA Democrat-Gazette, In Stitches: Artists sew their souls into Fenix exhibition

                NWA Democrat-Gazette, Makers Round-Up: Kellie Lehr, Ziba Rajabi both create in paint

                Interview with Studio Break Podcast

                Under The Bridge, Winter 2020, Painting

                Post-Script Magazine   

2019 NWA Democrat Gazette, Iranian student artist builds cultural bridges through art

                Young Space, Interview with Ziba Rajabi

Post Script Magazine, November Edition 

Wotisart Magazine, September Edition 

A5 Magazine, July Edition  

Average Art Magazine, April Edition

MilK Publication, First Edition

2017 Claudius Speaks

Average Art Magazine- April Edition 

Average Art Magazine-May Edition

2016 Running Toward Dreams underway in Tehran

Iran Daily, 23rd May

2014 Rabbit Hole Project Review at Mehrva Gallery,

Tandis Magazine, Aug, N0.280, p.5

2013  8 Peers Revolver, Weekly Review on Galleries, 

Tandis Magazine, May, No.248, p.6

 

–––––––––Education

 

2017 Master of Fine Arts, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Arkansas

2013 Bachelor of Art, Painting, Soore University of Art, Tehran

2008 Associate Degree of Graphic design, Karaj University, Karaj

2006 Diploma of Graphic Design, Golshan High School