Shagha Ariannia

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2012 MFA, California Institute of the Art 2007 BFA, University of California, Irvine

Solo Exhibitions

Room Gallery, UC Irvine, MIXTAPE: Goodbye street, Goodbye home
PØST, My Beautiful Palm Tree
Arcus Center for Social Justice, Kalamazoo College, Varieties of Requisition and the Interpreters’ Guild in collaboration with Ashley Hunt
18th Street Arts Center, Two Americas Away
Commonwealth & Council Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, PTL (Part Time Lover)
California Institute of the Arts, Our Future Is the Approaching Past
Gallery A402, California Institute of the Arts, Corner

Group Exhibitions, Performances, and screenings
The Whales Took You, PØST, co-curated by Shagha Ariannia and HK Zamani 2014 Three Days Awake, Los Angeles, CA
White Noise, PØST, Los Angeles, CA
Made.In.LA. kChung TV, Performance, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
WATCHMEN: SURVEILLANCE  AND  THE  FLANEUR, Torrance Art Meuseum, Los Angeles, CA
Pre/Cut, Los Angeles, CA
Mass Attack II,Torrance Art Museum , Los Angeles, CA Project Flower, Act II, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA Project Flower, Act I, Shulamit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Project Flower, Act I, Our Living Room Cabaret, Los Angeles, CA
FTL (Full time Lover), Co/Lab at Art Platform, Los Angeles
Artist As Travelers, HBK University Gallery, Braunschweig, Germany Medicine Chest (A survey of emerging LA Artist), Los Angeles CA mmxii, CalArts MFA 2012 Graduate show , L.A. Mart, Los Angeles CA From the Place Which One Speaks, California Institute of the Arts.
Spread The Word, Auction to benefit the 826 LA writing program, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
MFA Mid-residency Group show, California Institute of the Arts
GLAMFA, (Greatest Los Angeles MFA Exhibition), California State University, Long Beach,CA
Feminine, Presented by SoCiArts, Los Angeles CA
The Flickering Light: Independent Films for Independent City-Films from the Iranian Diaspora
Torrance Juried Art Exhibition, Juried by Director of Sussane Vielmetter, Los Angeles, Torrance, CA|
TEN, UAG (University Art Gallery), Selection by Karen Moss, University of California Irvine.
MEME, UAG (University Art Gallery), University of California, Irvine
The Look of Slaw, Selection by Julie Carson, University of California, Irvine.
Catalyst 4, University of California, Irvine.

Lectures & Talks
18th Street Arts Center, Artist Talk
California Institute of the Arts,The Work of War In Times of Art
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, LACE, Can Artists Use Technology to Enable Communities? By SOC(i)AL:Freewave and UCLA IMLab Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, LACE, ReVISIONS of LA Workshop

Awards, Fellowships

Rema Hort Mann Foundation grantee of the YoYoYo 2012 Bartman Fund, California Institute of the Arts
Finalist for Buetner Family Excellence in Art Scholarship 2008 Torrance Museum Juried Exhibition, 1st place, Torrance CA

Publications and reviews
Cultural Cross-Pollination: Project Flower, KCET, ArtBound, Southern California Journalism, 2013
Part Time Lover, Full Time Lover, Whitehot Magazine of cotemporary art, 2012
Metta World Peace (The Work of War in Times of Art), 2012 Exit 168. Corner-Shagha Ariannia, 2011
Expressions/Impressions, A Journal Published by UCI Center for Educational Partnership, 2007

Teaching Experience
Hancock Park Arts Center, 2012-2014
Teaching Assistant, California institute of the Arts 2011-2012
ReVISIONS of LA Workshop Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, (LACE) Cap instructor, Community Arts Partnership (CAP) 2010-2011