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.
2018- Present Ph.D, Interdisciplinary Arts; Critical Studies and Artistic Practice, Texas Tech University, TX, USA.
2016-2018 MFA, Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), 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.
2019 “Objet Fatale: Photography and Representations of Female Subjects.” Panelist, Bodies: An Interdisciplinary Conference, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, USA, April 26.
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 forEducation 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.
2008- present National Iranian Photography
2017- present Society for Photographic Education (SPE)