Education

2015                            Master of Fine Arts, Visual Arts, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, US         

2013                            Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada

2006                           Diploma, Interior Design, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran   

 

Exhibitions

2015                            Headlands open studios, Sausalito, US

                                    Grad Show, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, US

                                    3 stage installation on sidewalks, streets, urban space, CCA library, San Francisco, US 

2014                            Looking into my eyes, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, US               

                                    Full Disclosure, Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, US

2013                           The Show, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada                                    

                                    Ladies this way, Gentlemen the other, Mezzanine Gallery, ECU, Vancouver, Canada

2012                           Underworlds and Afterlifes, Lion's Den Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

                                   headstART Competition, The Beaumont Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

                                   Student art sale, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada

                                   Pop Culture, Split Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

                                   Marpole Festival, Street Art, Richmond, Canada         

                                   Art in Town, Festival Cinemas selected artist, Vancouver, Canada       

2011                            Deck Show, The Fall Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

                                   Abstraction, Split Gallery, Vancouver, Canada              

                                   Student art sale, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada

2010                           Foundation Show, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada

                                   Student art sale, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada

 

Professional Experience

2008-Present           Freelance Designer, Consulting and Contract

2015                          Teaching Assistant, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, US

2013                           Artist Assistant, Geoffrey Farmer Studio, Vancouver, Canada

2008-2013                 Pre-press Operator, FedEx Office, Vancouver, Canada

2006-2008                Chief Design Officer, Central Bank, Tehran, Iran

2002-2006                Senior Banknote Designer, Central Bank, Tehran, Iran

2000-2002                Senior Graphic Designer, International Trade Center, Tehran, Iran

1999                            Artist Assistant, Bita Fayyazi Studio, Tehran, Iran

 

Awards/Scholarships

2015                         First prize winner, Clyde & Co Award, Newport Beach, US  

                                 Finalist, Tournesol Award, Headlands Center for the Arts, US

  Winner, Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellowship, US 

2014                           California College of the Arts, $11,500 Scholarship, US

                                   British Columbia Arts Council $5,800 Scholarship, Canada

                                   Finalist, Clyde & Co Award, US

2013                           California College of the Arts, $11,500 Entrance Scholarship, US

                                   British Columbia Arts Council $5,000 Scholarship, Canada

2011                            Finalist, IDEA Award, Canada

2007                          Winner, Best design for bank draft (1, 2, 3), Iran         

2006                          Winner, New design structure for Iranian bank drafts, Iran

2005                          Winner, Best design for banknote & coin, Iran             

2004                          Winner, New design structure for Iranian banknotes, Iran

 

Press/ Reviews/ Catalogues and Publications                            

2013                            Rebecca Wilson. “Saatchi New this Week Collection.” Saatchi Online.

                                    “Sticking it to The Man sticks with me”. Carlyn Yandle blog.   

2012                            “Warhol Inspired Art”. OH! Parasite

                                     “A painting by Kaveh Irani”. Montreal Gazette.

                                     Saatchi Online. "Inspired by Warhol Collection" Saatchi Online.

                                    “headstART Catalogue”. The Beaumont Studio.           

       Walters, Joan. "Obscured Fragments of a Fairy Tale." Canadian Art Junkie. 

2011                              Solis, Chenoa. "Saatchi Spotlight Collection." Saatchi Online

                                     Sibai, Suhair. "Malancholy Collection."Saatchi Online.                

2006                            Rad M. A Color Atlas of Medical Entomology. Tehran:  SBMU, 2006. Cover.

                                     Rad M. Atlas of Medical Mycology and Arthropodology. Tehran: SBMU, 2006. Cover.

Collections

                                     Thirty paintings in total held in private collections in Canada, United States, UK & Iran