Bio & CV

Mana Mehrabian
Mana Mehrabian

Mana Mehrabian

    Mana Mehrabian is an Iranian artist working in installation, photography, and video. Her conceptual and interactive works engage the contemporary world of images and it impacts on human perception. Mana’s work invites viewers to lend their thoughts and attention to the influence of images that surround them every day. By referencing the media of photography and video and their related concepts and theories, her works conduct a dynamic investigation of meaning and consciousness as they prompt viewers to think about their perceptions. 

    Exhibitions:

    One and two-person exhibitions:

    2019: Upcoming, Online exhibition, NYC Phoenix Art Gallery,  New York City, New York

    2019: Saranac Art Projects, with Roin Morigeau, Spokane, Washington

    2019: “Double Vision”, Gem Art Center, with Joe Hedges, Boise, Idaho

    2018: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art- WSU, Pullman, Washington

    2018: “Perception-Sensation”, with Amelia Warden, Cascade Paragon Art Gallery, Portland- Oregon

    2017: “Perception-Sensation”, with Amelia Warden, Washington State University, Department of Fine arts, Pullman, Washington

    Group exhibitions:

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

    – 2019: Upcoming “Fracture” (Juried), Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, Washington

    – 2019: “Small Work online exhibition”, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    – 2019: “De/composition” (Juried), Main Street Arts Gallery, Clifton Springs, New York

    – 2019: “Wish you were here 19 postcard show” A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

    2019: “Escape”, Stray Galleries, Pullman, Washington

    2019: “Ospizio Giovani Artisti (OGA) Video Art Exhibition” (Juried), Rome, Italy

    2019: “Side by Side”, SFCC Fine Arts Faculty exhibition, Spokane Falls Community College, Fine Arts Gallery, Spokane, Washington

    2018: ”Lines of Thought”,(Juried), CICA Museum, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do- South Korea

    2018: ”Terrain 11”,(Juried), Spokane, Washington

    2018: “Off the Wall (2018)” (Juried), Art+ Literature laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

    2018: MFA Exchange show between Washington State University and University of Idaho, Ridenbaugh art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho

    2017: “Momento Mori”, Washington State University, Department of Fine Arts, Pullman, Washington

    2017: “Art through the Lens”,(Juried), Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky

    2017: “LUV”, Stray Galleries, Pullman, Washington

    2017: “Off the Wall(2017)”, (Juried), Art+literature laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin

    2017: “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

    Grants/Awards/Fellowships:

    2017: Claude N.Nelson Graduate fellowship in Visual Arts, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

    -2017: John Ludwig Graduate Fellowship. Washington State University, Pullman, WA

    Artist Talk:

    2019: Upcoming, Saranac Art Projects, Spokane, Washington

    2019: Upcoming, Gem center for the Arts, Boise Idaho

    2018: Cascade Paragon Art Gallery, Portland- Oregon

    2017: Washington State University, Department of Fine Arts

    Publications:

    -Mana Mehrabian, “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

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