Email me:
omidshekari@hotmail.com

            Education:
2016   MFA, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
2011   BFA, Soore University, Tehran



            Residency:

2017   OMI Art Residency, NY 
2016   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine 
2015   Ox-Bow, MFA Residency Program, Michigan 
2015   24th Process - Art Space Festival, Bulgaria



            Exhibition:
            Solo Exhibition:

2017   NADA Fair, Marginal Utility Gallery, New York City 
2017   Not Too Far Away, Pearl Conard Art Gallery, Ohio State University
2017   I remained just as afraid, Marginal Utility Gallery, Philadelphia
2014   Chef, Azad art Gallery, Tehran


            Group Exhibition:
2017   Wind Challenge Exhibition Series, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia (Upcoming)​

2017   Summer Permanent Collection Installation, Curated by Jodi Throckmorton, PAFA Musuem
2017   Homonym, Spillway Gallery, Philadelphia
2016   For Sale By Owner, Skowhegan, Maine
2016   Happiness, Liberty, life? American Art and Politics, PAFA, Philadelphia
2016   Summer Show, Marginal Utility Gallery, Philadelphia
2016   Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia
2016   CAA Annual Exhibition, Katzen Arts Center, Washington D.C.
2016   Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia
2016   MFA Biennial, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Art, Wilmington
2015   24th Process - Art Festival, Balchik, Bulgaria
2015   University of Arts Gallery, Philadelphia
2015   Underground, 128 Gallery, PAFA , Philadelphia
2014   Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia
2014   128 Gallery, PAFA, Philadelphia
2012   Light, Aun Gallery, Tehran
2011   Damonfar biennale, Paradis-e-Mellat Gallery, Tehran
2011   Pool, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran
2010   Window, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran
2010   In honor of 68, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran


            Teaching Experience:
2016 - Present   Adjunct Faculty, Tyler School of Art, Temple University



            Honors and Awards:
2016   The Judith McGregor Caldwell Purchase Prize, PAFA Museum
2016   Woodmere Purchase Prize, Woodmere Art Museum
2016   Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
2016   Selected in the Wind Challenge Exhibition Series, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia
2015   Selected in the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Art MFA exhibition
2015   The Justine Cretella Memorial Scholarships, PAFA
2014   The Trustee Full Tuition Scholarships, PAFA



            Public Collection:
            OMI International Art Center 
​            Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority Permanent Collection
            Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum
            Woodmere Art Museum