2001 Charles H.Cecil Studio. Florence, Italy.
1996 – 1997 O.C.A.D. University
Renaissance Art History and Studio, Florence, Italy.
1993 – 1997 O.C.A.D. University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Graduate of Painting & Drawing Program.
1992 – 1993 York University, Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
2009 AWOL Gallery,LET SILENCE SPEAK, Toronto
2008 Blink Gallery , WHICH ROOF IS YOUR ROOF, Ottawa
2008 The National Library & Archives Ottawa, MEMORIALIZING ANCIETN PERSIA
AND THE MODERN IRAN, Canada
2007 La Petite Mort Gallery, FLOWERS OF HOPE, Ottawa.
2006 AWOL Gallery, BREATH, Writing Herself Into History, Toronto.
2004 Sussex Rug Gallery, COEPI, Ottawa, Ont. Canada
2002 A.W.O.L Gallery, NAFAS, Toronto, Ont. Canada
2000 Webppuccino Gallery, NASCONDERE E SCOPRIRE, Florence, Italy.
2010 OttawaSchoolof ArtGallery, INSTRUCTORS EXHIBIT, Ottawa, Canada.
2010 AWOL Gallery, SQUARE FOOT, Toronto Canada.
2009 AWOL Gallery,SQUARE FOOT, Toronto, Canada.
2009 Ottawa School of Art Gallery,INSTRUCTOR’S EXHIBIT, Ottawa, Canada
2008 AWOL Gallery, SQUARE FOOT, Toronto, Canada
2008 Ottawa School of Art Gallery, INSTRUCTORS’ EXHIBIT, Ottawa, Canada
2007 AWOL Gallery, SQUARE FOOT, Toronto, Canada.
2007 EcclesiaxChurch, IS IT ALRIGHT…?, An evening of dance and visual arts exploring
our relationship with food. Ottawa.
2006 Propeller Gallery, PROPELLER TURNS 10 , Toronto.
2006 AWOL Gallery, SQUARE FOOT, Toronto, Canada.
2005 A.W.O.L Gallery in New York, SQUARE FOOT WILLIAMSBURG, USA.
2005 A.W.O.L Gallery, SQUARE FOOT, Toronto, Canada
2004 The Magic Door Art Gallery, SIGRAZIECIAO, Sunderland, Ontario, Canada.
2003 The Magic Door Art Gallery, SIGRAZIECIAO, Sunderland, Ont. Canada.
2001 Villa Montalvo, APRILARTE, Cultural Ass.of Campo di Bisensio, Tuscany, Italy. (Catalogue)
2000 O.C.A.D Studio, CORRIERE DELLA CULTURA, ,Florence, Italy.
1999 O.C.A.D Studio, FACIABAT, Florence, Italy.
1999 DA VINCI INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE, Capena, Rome, Italy.
1999 O.C.A.D Studio, ECCO, , Florence, Italy.
1997 Junction Art Festival, SENZA PAROLA, Toronto, Ont. Canada.
1997 Sunny Brook Gala Event ARTE FIRENZE, North York, Ontario, Canada.
1997 John B.Aird Gallery SOUND OF SPIRIT, , Toronto, Ont. Canada.
GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS
2000 CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, Creation/Production Grant, Emerging Artist.
2003-2010 Ottawa School of Art, Instructor:Fundamentals of Drawing Diploma program,
Figure drawing advance,
Materials and Processes
Professional Portfolio Development
1998-2000 Ontario College of Art and Design, Teaching Assistant, Florence Campus, , Italy.
2009 Hamseda Radio, Interview with the artist. March 2009.
2007 Canoelive, Square foot event, AWOL Gallery, Discussion on the artist, interviewing Edmund Law,
one of the co-founders of the Gallery.
2006 Language and Literary Journal, www./anqandlit.ualberta.ca/current.htmlVolume 8/issue 2/
2006 BookBreath: Writing Herself into History. A Collaborative book bringing together Mahshid’s paintings and
poetry of Kelly Young poet and professor @TrentUniversity.
2005 Other voices poetry, www.othervoicespoetry.org, vol.15 with poetry of Kelly Young.
2005 Palabras press, www.palabras-press.com
2004 Hipster & Poser, VOL I, p.18. Sep 1st.
2003 Slate Magazine, July/August issue, P 2. Image
2002 Sharema TV, Chin TV(Iranian program) , Interview with the artist, covering
solo exhibit NAFAS. May 30th.
2002 Shahrvand, newspaper, vol.11, #686, p.53, May 24.