Maysha Mohamedi

Born in Los Angeles
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2019 insofar as i knew: Jae Yeun Choi and Maysha MohamediFourteen30 Contemporary, Portland
2019 Morro Madonnas, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, with Maureen St. Vincent
2019 Deep Seep, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
2019 Blast Off from Earth!, Gallery 16, San Francisco
2018 Oar Tatig, The Lodge, Los Angeles
2017 A Material Lab Bites a Peculiar Personified Alchemy, Dalton Warehouse, Los Angeles, with Ryan Fenchel
2017 The 8th Dimension, Interface Gallery, Oakland, with Julia Haft-Candell 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 Abstract Generations, Brand Library, Los Angeles
2020 LA in Bloom: Seven Approaches to Abstraction, Werkartz, Los Angeles
2019 In With The New, Artual Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2019 LA Painting: Formalism to Street Art, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
2019 The Flat Files, The Pit, Los Angeles

2019 Household Effects, La Loma Projects, Los Angeles
2019 Mind Body Soul, Lowell Ryan Projects, Los Angeles (3-person)
2018 Together, NIAD, Richmond CA
2018 Los Angeles Notebook, Jacob's Los Angeles, Los Angeles
2018 Sexy Beast Gala and Silent Auction, Marciano Foundation, Los Angeles
2018 Heat Wave, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco
2018 Airtight Garage, Big Pictures, Los Angeles (curated by Laurie Nye)
2018 NUT II, AIR Gallery, New York
2017 Binder of Women, The Pit, Los Angeles
2017 Got it For Cheap, The Hole, New York
2017 Modern Hieroglyphics, Kopeikin Gallery, 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
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)
2013 Voulkos Inspired, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley
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 Master’s Thesis Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco (curated by Glen Helfand)

Ed Ruscha
Beth Rudin DeWoody

Awards and Residencies
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

Selected Bibliography
2019 August Art is Hot: MOAH, Artillery Magazine, Genie Davis, August 14
2019 Local Artists Return to SLO with Morro Madonnas Show, New Times, Ryah Cooley, July 11
2019 Maysha Mohamedi: On Transitional Ground, Avant-Galaxy Podcast, Emmalea Russo, July 2
Maysha Mohamedi Merges Worlds on Her Canvas, Art of Choice, Maria Vogel, May 8

2019 Mind Body Soul Installment, Flaunt Magazine, Paulette Ely, February 7
2019 Maysha Mohamedi at Gallery 16, Squarecyliner, David M. Roth, February 5
2019 The Best Exhibits at Museums and Galleries in L.A. in January, L.A. Magazine, Brittany Martin, January 4
2018 Maysha Mohamedi: Oar Tatig, Maake Magazine, Katie Kirk, October
2018 Maysha Mohamedi: Negotiating Two Cultures, ArtNowLA, Natalie Pashaie, September
2018 This Week's Must See Art Events in LA, Curate LA, September 6
2018 A Final Goodbye to Summer Art Exhibitions, San Francisco Chronicle, Charles Desmarais, August 23
2018 The Thought-Provokers: Maysha Mohamedi,VoyageLA, May 28
2018 Where to Find Fantastic Beasts? At Big Pictures Los Angeles' 'Airtight Garage,' LA Times, David Pagel, April 17
2018 Artists Share Their Studio Playlists, Hyperallergic, Matt Stromberg, April 4
2018 Maysha Mohamedi, Matter of Hand, Ella Viscardi and Julia Girardoni, January 12
2018 What Artists Listen To Podcast, Episode #3
2017 Top Pick of the Week, Curate LA, June 17
2017 Artists You Should Know, Fabrik Magazine, Issue 36, June
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
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 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
2014 The Optimists, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, Sarah Thibault, January 30
2013 Voulkos, Inspired, East Bay Express, Sarah Burke
2012 Tee Vee, Pleez, Kearny Street Workshop, Alex Wang, June 19

2019 Visiting Artist, Printmaking Seminar, University of California, Santa Barbara (Rose Briccetti), November
2019 Guest Artist Lecture, Pepperdine University, October 23
2019 Guest Artist, Undergraduate Painting Seminar (Allison Miller), Art Center, July 18
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,  The 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

2017-2018 Graduate Student Advisor, Otis MFA Program

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