Omid AfarinZad

Date of birth: 16/2/1987

Education:

  • Studying MFA, University of Victoria, Canada 2019-2021
  • BFA in Sculpture, University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts. 2014-2018
  • Pre-University Degree in Art, Kamalolmolk Institution 2005-2006

Honors and Awards:

  • 2017– Honored with full scholarship for a straight master’s education as a Top Student. University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts
  • 2017– Selected for the 7th Tehran national sculpture biennial”situation”. Tehran Contemporary Art Museum
  • 2017– Scholarship Award of University of Tehran council for highest score students
  • 2016– Scholarship Award of University of Tehran council for highest score students
  • 2015– Scholarship Award of University of Tehran council for highest score students
  • 2014– Full bachelor Scholarship for BFA in sculpture, University of Tehran, Iran

Selected Group Exhibition:

 

  • 2017– 7th Tehran National Sculpture Biennial. Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 2017– 10th Annual Exhibition of “Small” sculpture, Aaran Art Gallery. In collaboration with Iranian Association of Sculptors
  • 2017- 6th Iran International Green Film Festival (conceptual art section)
  • 2016– Sculpture Exhibition, Iranian Artist Forum, Zemestan Gallery
  • 2016– Grand Annual Exhibition ”Seven views” group, Niavaran Cultural Center
  • 2016– Sculpture Exhibition, Tehran Gallery, University of Tehran
  • 2015– Joint Exhibition (printmaking) between Iran and France (Artists of University of Tehran and Art Deco of France), Visual Arts Gallery, University of Tehran, Iran.
  • 2015– “Streets of Tehran” Printmaking Exhibition, artgallery26
  • 2015– Sculpture Exhibition, Iranian Artist Forum, Tabestan Gallery
  • 2015– Painting Exhibition, Tehran Gallery, University of Tehran,
  • 2012– “Shamsolemare”painting Exhibition, Golestan Palace. Tehran

Experience:

 

  • 2015_2017 – Teaching drawing to junior sculpture students. Private studio
  • 2015_2016 – Collaborating with MA Cinema students as a production designer for their Final Thesis Movie
  • 2014_2016 – Collaborating with a Textile company as a designer. Harir Baft company, Tehran. (In this context I design a pattern for cloth and define different colors for them.)