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Mana Mehrabian

Mana Mehrabian

    Mana Mehrabian is an Iranian artist currently based in eastern Washington. She works in photography, video, and installation and creates works that explore the role of images in our communication and visual consciousness. Mana’s works reference the ideas of self, identity, and the body while engaging theories of visual culture. She has exhibited her work in Italy, Iran, South Korea, and across the US while also participating in academic and curatorial projects. 

     

    Contact:manamehrabian@gmail.com

     

    News:

    -I co-founded an online exhibition platform named Side x Side Contemporary with Krista Brand -View it here

    -Read my recent interview with Murze Magazine here

     


    Artist Resume
    Exhibitions

    2020

     “5$ Video: A Juried Exhibition”, LHUCA, Lubbock, Texas

    “Clouds: The 6th international Exhibition on New Media Art 2020”, (Juried), CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

    2020 SPE Media festival”, The Society for Photographic Education, (Juried), The Westin Galleria, Houston, Texas

    “Now & Then”, MFA Alumni Exhibition (Juried), Washington State University (Department of Fine Arts), Pullman, Washington,

    2019

    “Invisible Sight”, Saranac Art Projects, with Roin Morigeau, Spokane, Washington, United States

    “Double Vision”, Juried, with Joe Hedges, Gem art center, Boise, Idaho, United States

    NYC Phoenix Art Gallery, An Artist Collective, Online exhibition, Juried

    http://www.phoenix-gallery.com/guest-exhibitions-schedule.html

    Experimental Film and Video 2019” (Juried), CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

    “Fracture”, Juried, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, Washington, United States

    “De-composition”, Juried, Main Street Arts Gallery, Clifton Springs, New York, United States

    “Wish you were here 19 postcard show”, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    “Small work online exhibition”, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, United States 

    “Escape”, Stray Galleries, Pullman, Washington, United States

    “Ospizio Giovani Artisti (OGA)Video art Exhibition” , Juried, Rome, Italy

    2018

    “Perception- Sensation”, Juried, with Amelia Warden, Cascade Paragon Gallery, Portland, Oregon, United States

    “Side by Side”, Faculty exhibition, Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, Washington, United States

    “Lines of Thought”, Juried, CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

    “Terrain 11”, Juried, Spokane, Washington, United States

    “Off the Wall (2018)” , Juried, Art+ Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

    MFA Exchange Show (Washington State University and University of Idaho), Ridenbaugh Art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho, United States

    2017

    “Perception- Sensation”, with Amelia Warden, Washington State University, Department of Fine Arts- Gallery II, Pullman, Washington, United States

    “Memento Mori”, Washington State University, Department of Fine Arts- Gallery II, Pullman, WA, United States

    “Art Through the Lens”, Juried, Yeiser art center, Paducah, Kentucky, United States

    “LUV”, Stray Galleries, Pullman, WA

    “Off the Wall (2017)”, Juried, Art+ Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

    “100 for 100”, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

    2016:“6 Hours”, Lodge Gallery, PCNA, Portland, Oregon, United States

    2014: “Few Scenes from Paradise” (Juried), Atbin Art Gallery, Tehran- Iran

    2013: Tehran Art Walk (Juried), Organized by Friendship Association of Iran-France and Iran-Netherland, Tehran-Iran

    Bibliography (Print media, exhibition catalogue , interview, and reviews)

    Print media and Interview

    Upcoming “Into the Clouds: New Media Art 2021”, CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, Dec 2020

    Murze Magazine, Edition 8, 15 October 2019 , Juried, London, United Kingdom, 2019- Link to the interview: https://www.murze.org/single-post/2019/10/15/Mana-Mehrabian-Issue-Eight-Interview

    Friend of the Artist (FOA), Volume 10, Juried, United States, 2019

    Exhibition Catalogue

    -Decomposition Exhibition Catalogue, Main Street Art Gallery, 2019 https://store.mainstreetartsgallery.com/store/p3200/decompositioncatalog.html

    Art Through the Lens, Exhibition Catalogue, Yeiser Art Center, -2017: https://www.theyeiser.org/project/art-lens-2017/

    Reviews

    Inlander, Arts Summer Guide by Carrie Scozzaro, 2019 https://www.inlander.com/spokane/arts/Content?oid=17767157

    Exibart, 2019 http://www.exibart.com/profilo/eventiV2.asp?idelemento=184660

    The Spokesman-Review,2018: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/oct/04/finishing-the-puzzle-terrains-increased-size-comes/

    Publication as Author

    Art and Language” Theories in Contemporary Iranian Art during the 2000’s, Scientific-Research Quarterly of Art and Architecture – Tehran-Iran, Book 15, Vol 5, Spring 2012

    Review on “Art and Language” Theories, Scientific-Research Quarterly of Art and Architecture – Tehran-Iran, Book 14, Vol 4, Winter 2012

    Education

    2016-2018: Master of Fine Arts, Washington State University, Washington, United States.

    2008-2011:Master of Arts in Art Research, Islamic Azad University (Central Tehran Branch), Tehran, Iran.

    2003-2008: Bachelor of Arts in Photography, Islamic Azad University (Central Tehran Branch), Tehran, Iran.

    Awards

    2018: Elizabeth and Patrick Siler Fellowship in Fine Arts

    2017: John Ludwig Graduate Fellowship

    2017: Claude N. Nelson Graduate fellowship in Visual Arts