Maysha Mohamedi

Born in Los Angeles
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2017 A Material Lab Bites a Peculiar Personified Alchemy: Maysha Mohamedi + Ryan Fenchel, Dalton Warehouse, Los Angeles
2017 The 8th Dimension, Interface Gallery, Oakland, with Julia Haft-Candell 
2016 All Summer in a Day, tmoro projects, Santa Clara, with Tamra Seal
2015 Gift A Feast, Gift a Feast, San Francisco, with James Gobel
2015 Underwater 22 Minutes, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco
2013 Ellomenopee, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2012 Secret Spaces Good News, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco
2012 Mr. and Mrs. Tee Vee, Musée d'Honneur Miniscule, San Francisco
2012 Rabid Viz, Kokoro Studio, San Francisco, with Courtney Johnson

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Get it For Cheap, The Hole, New York
2017 Modern Hieroglyphics, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles 
2017 Palimpsest, SH Project Space, Brooklyn
2017 ME, Nous Tous Gallery, Los Angeles
2017 Animal Farm, Dalton Warehouse, Los Angeles 
2017 Abstraction in the Singular, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix 
2016 Eve Eve, TOP, Los Angeles
2016 Palette, Ampersand International, San Francisco
2015 Hôtel d’Alsace, Bustamante Gill, Los Angeles (3-person)
2015 Ghost in the Hay, Interface Gallery, Oakland
2015 Super Contemporary, Creativity Explored, San Francisco
2105 Kunst Haul with Colpa Press, Parking Lot Art Fair, San Francisco
2015 Not Much To Look At, Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Oakland
2014 The Optimists: Maysha Mohamedi, Rebecca Morris, Ruby Neri, Laurie Reid, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
2014 Folding the Blanket of Time, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco (3-person)
2014 Hemp Necklace, Maniac Gallery, Oakland
2013 Voulkos Inspired, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley
2013 Tear it Out, Issues Magazine Shop, Oakland
2012 Moxie, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles (3-person)
2012 In the Currents: Bay Area Iranian/American Art Today, Asian Resource Center Gallery, Oakland
2011 Something Something, Zughaus Gallery, Berkeley
2011 Master’s Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco (curated by Glen Helfand)
2011 Sarsaparilla’s Shapes, a collaborative project with Sarah Hotchkiss, Community Thrift, San Francisco
2011 Home Gun, Dommer & Byars Gallery, San Francisco
2010 Alluring Subversions, Oliver Art Center, Oakland
2010 20 Jay Street, North/South Galleries, Oakland
2010 Hearsay of the Sun, Queen’s Nails Projects, San Francisco
2008 Video Quilt, Artists for Television Access (ATA), San Francisco

Awards and Residencies
2016 SECA Award Nominee, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2012 SECA Award Nominee, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2010 New York Studio Program, AICAD, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Graduate Diversity Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2009 CCA Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2004 National Science Foundation East Asia Fellowship, Tokyo, Japan
1998 Iranian-American Scholarship, University of California, San Diego

2017 Top Pick of the Week, Curate LA, June 17
2017 “Maysha Mohamedi,” Takover, Serena Cole, ed. self-published
2017 Artists You Should Know, Fabrik Magazine, Issue 36, June
2017 14 Artists Explore Online Identity Through Lipstick, Overalls and Cake, i-D Magazine, Hannah Ongley, April 7
2017 Abstraction in the Singular at Bentley Gallery, The Arts Beacon, Mary Dashnaw, March 31
2017 Abstraction in the Singular at Bentley Gallery, JAVA Magazine, Amy Young, March 2
2017 The Conversation Art Podcast, Episode #178
2016 New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Issue, No. 127
2016 "Bay Area Painting Right Now: Maysha Mohamedi's Aerobic Abstractions," KQED Arts, Brandon Brown, January 25
2015 "James Gobel & Maysha Mohamedi: In Conversation with Sarah Thibault," SFAQ, October
2015 "The James Gobel and Maysha Mohamedi Show Called Gift A Feast," Paulette's Extremely Prestigious International Art Journal, October 11
2015 "Interface Gallery/Ghost in the Hay Review," Curiosly Direct, Aaron Harbour, October 7
2105 "Three Can't-Miss Oakland Gallery Exhibits to See in October," 7x7 Magazine, Alana Shaw, Sept. 23
2015 "North America's Must-See Exhibitions This Fall," ArtSlant, September 7  
2015 "Maysha Mohamedi," Little Paper Planes Blog, Maxine Schoefer-Wulf, August 14
2015 "Quite a Lot of Art as Guerrilla Gallery Fills Parking Spaces," SF Chronicle, Sam Whiting, May 4
2015 “Deep Breaths,” We Heart Magazine, Rob Wilkes, April 27
2015 “So Long, Solitaire,” San Francisco Magazine, May 2015
2015 “Creativity Explored,” Raw Vision Magazine, Spring 2015
2015 "Q&A with Guest Artist Maysha Mohamedi," Creativity Explored, Charlotte Russell, April 15
2015 "Contemporary Art Cetner Shatters The Idea That Artists With Disabilities Are Outsiders," The               Huffington Post, Priscilla Frank, April 10
2015 "Maysha Mohamedi: Underwater 22 Minutes," KQED Arts, Sarah Hotchkiss, March 29
2015 "Creativity Explored to Collaborate with Local Artists for 'Super Contemporary' Show," 7x7                     Magazine, Meghan Tucker, March 23
2015 "Pasts, Presence, and Futures," The Huffington Post, JD Beltran, March 9
2014 “The Optimists,” San Francisco Arts Quarterly, Sarah Thibault, January 30
2013 “Voulkos, Inspired,” East Bay Express, Sarah Burke
2013 “Maysha Mohamedi,” Studio Visit. Linda Geary. Berkeley: Edition One Books
2013 “Ellomenopee,” Touring the Social Imaginary, Gina Acebo and Tali Weinberg, eds. self-published
2012 “Tee Vee, Pleez,” Kearny Street Workshop, Alex Wang, June 19
2012 “In the Currents,” Art Practical, Dorothy Santos, May 3
2012 “Big Felt Bears,” The Huffington Post, Tracey Harnish, February 14

2017 Artist Talk, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, September 28
2015 Artist Talk, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, April 13
2015 Guest Artist Lecture, Undergraduate Painting Seminar (Sandra Ono), Mills College, October 5
2015 Guest Artist Lecture, "Art/Life Tactics" Graduate Seminar (Libby Black), CCA, October 20
2014 Guest Panelist, "Real World" Graduate Seminar (Glen Helfand), CCA, January 30
2014 Artist Talk, “The Optimists,” Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, February 13
2014 Artist Talk,  Rebekah Goldstein's Painting Salon, San Francisco, September 16
2014 Guest Artist Lecture, "Art/Life Tactics" Graduate Seminar (Libby Black), CCA, September 23
2013 Guest Artist Lecture, Graduate Painting Seminar (Linda Geary), CCA, November 4
2012 Artist Talk, “In the Currents: Bay Area Iranian/American Art Today,” ARC Gallery, Oak., April 6
2010 Artist Talk, “Alluring Subversions, California College of the Arts,” San Francisco, October 20
2010 Guest Artist Lecture, Department of Art History (Instructor: Patricia Albers), November

2011 MFA Painting, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2002 BS Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego