Bio & CV

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 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 curatorial exhibition platform, Side x Side Contemporary with Krista Brand

    *I recently exhibited my work at “The 6th international Exhibition on New Media Art” at the CICA Museum and “2020 SPE Media festival”

    *Here is my recent interview with Murze Magazine

     

     Artist Resume:⇓⇓
    -Exhibitions:
    2021:
    Upcoming: “Currents New Media 2021”, (Juried), Santa Fe, New Mexico
    2020:
    “5$ Video: A Juried Exhibition”, (Juror: Cody Arnall), LHUCA, Lubbock, TX
    The 6th international Exhibition on New Media Art”, (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( two-person exhibition)
    “Double Vision”, with Joe Hedges, (Juried), Gem Art Center,  Boise, Idaho ( two-person exhibition)
    NYC Phoenix Art Gallery, An Artist Collective, (Juried), Online solo exhibition
    “CICA Experimental Film and Video 2019”(Juried), CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do,  South Korea
    “Fracture” (Jurors: Sarra Scherb and Shayla M. Alarie), Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, Washington
    “De/composition” (Juror: Margot Muto), Main Street Arts Gallery, Clifton Springs, New York
    “Wish you were here 19 postcard show” A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
    “Small Work online exhibition”, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
    “Escape”, Stray Galleries, Pullman, Washington
    “Ospizio Giovani Artisti (OGA) Video Art Exhibition” (Juror: Werther Germondari), Rome, Italy
    “Side by Side”, SFCC Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Spokane Falls Community College, Fine Arts Gallery, Spokane, Washington
    2018:
    MFA Thesis Exhibition, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art- WSU, Pullman, Washington
    “Perception-Sensation”, with Amelia Warden,(Juried), Cascade Paragon Art Gallery, Portland, Oregon ( two-person exhibition)
    ”Lines of Thought”,(Juried), CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do- South Korea
    ”Terrain 11”,(Juried), Spokane, Washington
    “Off the Wall (2018)” (Jurors: Simone Doing and Max Puchalsky), Art+ Literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin
    MFA Exchange show between Washington State University and University of Idaho, Ridenbaugh art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho
    2017:
    “Perception-Sensation”, with Amelia Warden, Washington State University, Department of Fine arts, Pullman, Washington ( two-person exhibition)
    “Momento Mori”, Washington State University, Department of Fine Arts, Pullman, Washington
    “Art through the Lens”,(Juror: Eliot Dudik), Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky
    “LUV”, Stray Galleries, Pullman, Washington
    “Off the Wall(2017)”, (Jurors: Simone Doing and Max Puchalsky ), Art+literature Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin
    “100 for 100”, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina
    2016: “6 Hours”, The Lodge Gallery, PNCA, Portland, Oregon
    2014:  “Few Scenes from Paradise” (Juried), Atbin Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
    2013: Tehran Art Walk (Juried) organized by the Friendship Association of Iran-France and Iran- Netherland, Tehran, Iran
    -Publications:
    Upcoming: “Into the Clouds: New Media Art 2021”, CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, 2020
    Murze Magazine, Issue 8(Jurors: The Murze team), London, 2019
    *Link to the interview:https://www.murze.org/single-post/2019/10/15/Mana-Mehrabian-Issue-Eight-Interview
    Friend of the Artist, Volume 10 (Jurors: Diana Cerezino & Tim Ralston- Michael H. Dewberry), United States, 2019 
    *https://www.friendoftheartist.com/volume10
    Decomposition Exhibition Catalogue, Main Street Art Gallery, New York, 2019
    *https://store.mainstreetartsgallery.com/store/p3200/decompositioncatalog.html
    Art Through the Lens, Exhibition Catalogue, Yeiser Art Center, Kentucky,  2017
    * https://www.theyeiser.org/project/art-lens-2017/
    The Spokesman-Review,2018
    http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/oct/04/finishing-the-puzzle-terrains-increased-size-comes/
    Exibart, 2019
    http://www.exibart.com/profilo/eventiV2.asp?idelemento=184660
    -Publication as Author: “Art and Language” Theories in Contemporary Iranian Art during the 2000s, Scientific-Research Quarterly of Art and Architecture – Tehran-Iran, Book 15, Vol 5, Spring 2012
    Publication as Author: A 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 (Department of Fine Arts), Pullman, Washington, United States
    2008-2011: Master of Arts in Art Research, Islamic Azad University (Central Tehran Branch), School of Art and Architecture, Tehran, Iran.
    2003-2008: Bachelor of Arts in Photography, Islamic Azad University (Central Tehran Branch), School of Art and Architecture, Tehran, Iran.