Maysha Mohamedi

Born in Los Angeles
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2019 The Latchkey Kids of Kepler-442b, Left Field Gallery, Los Osos CA (opens March 2)
2019 Blast Off from Earth!!, Gallery 16, San Francisco (opens Feb 1)
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 
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

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Mind Body Soul, Lowell Ryan Projects, Los Angeles (3-person)
2018 Sexy X-Mas, The Lodge, Los Angeles
2018 Togetherness, NIAD, Richmond CA
2018 Los Angeles Notebook, Jacob's Los Angeles, Los Angeles
2018 Rubbed Smooth, ESXLA, Los Angeles
2018 Heat Wave, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco
2018 Good Smoke + Good Poke, 0-0 Gallery, Los Angeles 
2018 Airtight Garage, Big Pictures, Los Angeles (curated by Laurie Nye)
2018 Getting Physical, Basement Projects, Los Angeles
2018 NUT II, AIR Gallery, New York
2018 Magic Markers, Class Projects LA, Los Angeles (3-person)
2017 Binder of Women, The Pit, Los Angeles
2017 Got 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

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
2015 Kunst Haul with Colpa Press, Parking Lot Art Fair, 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

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
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 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

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