Bio

Mona Bozo­­­rgi was born and raised in Iran. She received her BA in Photography from the Art and Architecture University of Tehran in Iran, and her MFA in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in the United States. Bozorgi utilizes photography to represent the complexities of culture, society and personal reflection. Her studio practice and research are focused on issues of female repression and representation. 

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CV

Education

2016-2018   MFA, Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah, GA, USA.

1999-2004   BA, Photography, Azad Art and Architecture University, Tehran, Iran.

2000-2004   AA, Interior Design, Nezamolmolk Art Institute, Tehran, Iran.

Awards, Honors and Residencies

2018   18th Annual Review Santa Fe, Center, Santa Fe, NM, USA.

2013   KulturKountakt Artist in Residence (AIR) Program, Vienna, Austria.

Exhibitions

Solo

2018   Objet Fatale, Welmont Gallery, Savannah, GA, USA.

2011   Body as Dress Stand, Atbin Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

2006   Me, Woman, Time, Atbin Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

Group and Selected Juried

2017   Portals, photography exhibition Juried by Aline Smithson, PhotoPlace Gallery, VT, USA.

2017   I, The Photographer, photography exhibition, Mehrva Art Gallery, Tehran,Iran.

2017   Possibilities Deux, Sulfur studios, Experimental digital printmaking, Savannah, GA,USA.

2017   SCAD deFine Art Photography Showcase, Alexander Hall, Savannah, GA, USA.

2016   A Sense of Place, photography exhibition Juried by Jane Fulton Alt, PhotoPlace Gallery, VT, USA.

2016   Seities & Selves, photography exhibition Juried by Aline Smithson, Darkroom Gallery, VT, USA.

2014   Oculus, photography exhibition, Mehrva Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

2014   White Night Art Event, Skopje, Macedonia.

2014   Abkapselne, Priscope Project Space, Salzburg, Austria.

2014   Axtagram, photography exhibition, Mehrva Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

2014   Joy Land, photography exhibition, Mehrva Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

2013   The First Journal Art Festival, Ghasr Museum Garden, Tehran, Iran.

2013   Artist in Residence presentation for KultureKontakt, Exhibition Space of the Federal Ministry for

Education the Arts and Culture, Vienna, Austria.

2012   Azarbayjan’s Natural Disaster, photography exhibition, Milad Tower’s Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

Held to aid the injured people in Azarbayjan’s Earthquake.

2012   The First Annual Festival of Portraiture, photography exhibition, Arte Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

2012   The 9th Image of the Year, photography Exhibition, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran.

Memberships

2008- present   National Iranian Photography

2017- present   Society for Photographic Education (SPE)

E-mail: monahabozorgi@gmail.com