Farshid Bazmandegan
born in Iran
lives and works in Southern California


Farshid Bazmandegan is an Iranian American artist working between installation, experimental media, and socially-engaged art. He is interested in creating site specific installations, public interventions, objects, paintings and photo/video documentary tied to the history and memory of his environments.

contact:
farshid.bazmandegan@gmail.com

Education

2017  B.A in Visual Arts, University of California San Diego

Selected Exhibition History 

2020  The Athenaeum's 29th Annual Exhibition, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla CA
2019   VIS Arts #5, Mesa College Art Gallery, San Diego CA - (Solo Exhibition)
2019   Grey Matter, A Ship In The Woods, Escondido CA
2019   Looking Forward, Looking Back, San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery
2018   Dreams, Daydreaming & Dreamers, The Front Art Gallery, San Ysidro CA
2017   Untitled ll, Honors Thesis, ADK Gallery, UCSD - (Solo Exhibition)
2016   A New Standard, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
2016   Meeting at Square One, University Art Gallery, UCSD
2016   Wishes Tree, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
2016   Uprooted, ADK Gallery, UCSD - (Solo Exhibition)
2015   3x3, ARTifact Gallery, UCSD
2014   FreeMind, Mandeville Annex Gallery, UCSD

Selected Curatorial Projects and Exhibition Design

2019   Continuity & Innovation in Traditional Chinese Painting, UCSD UAG
2019   Reclaim! Remain! Rebuild!, UCSD University Art Gallery (UAG)
2018   Indigo, UCSD Office of the Dean of the Jacobs School of Engineering
2018   Lava, UCSD Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor
2018   Mix it Up, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies UCSD
2017   Mint, UCSD Office of the Dean of the Graduate Division
2016   Meeting at Square One, UCSD University Art Gallery (UAG)
2016   Fire in Hand, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
2016   Chroma, UCSD Office of the Dean of the Division of Arts and Humanities
2016   Untitled, Mandeville ADK Gallery, UCSD
2015-18 TAG Project, UCSD Visual Arts Facility

Awards and Fellowships

2017  The Earl Warren College Research Scholarship
2017  UC San Diego Alumni Leadership Scholarship
2016  The Italo Scanga Memorial Scholarship
2016  UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts Grant
2016  The Hajim Family Scholarship
2016  The Russell Foundation Grant
2016  Nominee for the Prancis Grace Grant
2015  UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts Grant

Public Collections

The City of San Diego - SD Practice
UC San Diego - Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor

Employment 

2018 - 20  Arts and Community Engagement Manager, Dean's Office, UC San Diego Division of Arts & Humanities
2016 - 18  Artist/Program Promotions, Dean's Office, UC San Diego Division of Arts & Humanities
2014 - 16  Photo Darkroom Tech & Gallery Facility Assistant, UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts