Soraya Sharghi

Public Education Faculty

Soraya Sharghi is an Iranian-born multimedia artist who creates works in diverse media, such as painting and sculpture. Her artistic aim is to collaborate across disciplines while personally reaching for a universal language that creates dialogues spanning different social and political contexts. Sharghi holds a BFA in Painting from Soore Art University in Tehran, Iran and MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, CA where she was awarded the MFA Fellowship. Also, she was awarded Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Award in 2015, And Graduate Fellowship Alternate Award from Headlands Center for the Arts, CAC Merit Award and Post Contemporary Artist residency in Upstate New York in 2016. Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Residency in 2017.Her work has shown in museums and galleries in Iran and the U.S. Korea and China, including MOAH Museum, Columbus Museum of Art, CICA Museum, Today Art Museum, Art Basel Miami Beach, Andrea Schwartz Gallery , SOMArts, Locust Projects, Diego Rivera in the U.S., and Assar and O galleries, Pardis Mellat, Aaran, and Mah Galleries in Iran. 

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