2015-18 / MFA, Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus, OH / Printmaking

2011-15 / BFA, Cum Laude, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT / Sculpture

2010-11 / Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC), Cincinnati, OH / Sculpture

2002-04 / Tehran University College of Fine Arts, Tehran / Industrial Design/Sculpture

Selected Exhibition Record

2022 / Solo Exhibition, Dirty Words & A Melody, Wilder Gallery, London, UK

           Solo Exhibition, Stubbly Numbness, Emma Gray HQ, Santa Monica, CA

           2 Persons Exhibition, Jasper Goodrich & Morteza Khakshoor, Where They Began, Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, CT

           Group Exhibition, Character, Mothflower, Online

           Group Exhibition, Paper, BEERS LONDON, London, UK

           Group Exhibition, Danse Macabre, Samuele Visentin, London, UK

           Group Exhibition, It Was The Best Of Times, It Was The Worst Of Times, Duane Thomas Gallery, NYC

           Group Exhibition, Slow Songs, Quappi Projects, Louisville, KY

2021 / Group Exhibition, Strange Paradigm, Young Space Views, Online

2020 / 3 Person ExhibitionMorteza Khakshoor, Jerry Kowalsky, Moley Talhaoui: Humoral Theory, BEERS London, UK

            Group Exhibition, Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair 2020, London, UK

            Group Exhibition, Intaglio Online Exhibition, Megalo Print Studio, Kingston, Australia

            Group Exhibition, 2020 Ink, Press, Repeat: National Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition, William Paterson University, Wyne, NJ

                 (Juried by Ruth Lingen)

2019 / Group Exhibition, Art on Paper Fair 2019, The Tunnel, New York, NY

            Group Exhibition, Delphian X Guts, The Factory, London, UK

            Group Exhibition, Open Door 15, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN    
            Group Exhibition, 37th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University Galleries, Peoria, IL

2018 / Solo Exhibition, Forty-one Drawings and Prints 2016-18, California State University Art Gallery, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA  (catalogue)

            Group Exhibition, 2018 Edition Artists Book Fair (E/AB), New York, NY       

            Group Exhibition, Multilayered: New Prints 2018/Summer, International Print Center, New York, NY (catalogue)                                  

            Group Exhibition, 2018 Pacific States Biennial North American Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI (catalogue)           

            Group Exhibition, On Paper Contest, Spike Print Studio, Bristol, UK

            Group Exhibition, One: Annual Emerging Artist Exhibit, Cleve Carney Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL

            Group Exhibition, 2018 Art From the Heartland Exhibition, Indianapolis Art Center, IN

            Group Exhibition, 26th Fergus Scholarship Award Exhibition, Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH

2017 / Group Exhibition, 3rd Annual Hand Pulled Prints Exhibition, Site: Brooklyn, New York, NY

            Group Exhibition, Below the Surface: Intaglio Exhibition, Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation, Cleveland, OH


2016 / Solo Exhibition, What Has Become of Your Strength, George Mason University Atrium Gallery, Fairfax, VA (catalogue, curated by Helen Frederick)

2015 / Group Exhibition, 58th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Arts, Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua, NY (curated by Hrag Vartanian)

            Group Exhibition, Chautauqua School of Art Annual student Exhibition, Foler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua, NY

Selected Awards/Fellowships/Scholarships

2022 / The Lighthouse Works Fellowship, The Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY

2019 / Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
            Artist in Residence Fellowship, Emmanuel College Residency Program, Boston, MA

2018 / The Inaugural Emerging Artist Award, 2018 Edition/Artists’ Book Fair (E/AB Fair), New York, NY

            Juror's Award, 2018 Pacific States Biennial North American Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI

            State Foundation on Culture and the Arts recognition Award, 2018 Pacific States Biennial North American Print Exhibition, University of Hawaii, 

                 Hilo, HI

            Best in Show Award, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

            Artist in residence, International Print Center New York (IPCNY), New York, NY

2017 / Fergus Scholarship Award, Columbus, OH

2015-16 / University Fellowship, OSU, Columbus, OH

2015 / Distinction in Printmaking and Sculpture, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

            Stephen & Lynne Wardlaw Prize for Excellence in Sculpture, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

            VACI Partners Award, Second Prize at the 58th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Arts, Chautauqua, NY

2013 / The Roger T. Williams Prize, 2nd Prize at the Annual Figure Modeling Competition, National Sculpture Society (NSS), New York      

2011-15 / Chandler Scholarship, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2011 / First Year Excellence Award, AAC, Cincinnati, OH

2011-12 / National Sculpture Society Scholarship, New York, NY

Artist Residencies

2022 / Lighthouse Works residency, Fishers Island, NY

2020 / In Cahoots Residency, Petaluma, CA 

            Tamarind Institute's Student Collaboration Residency, Albuquerque, NM 

2019 / Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
            Emmanuel College Residency, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA

2018 / International Print Center New York Artist in Residence, New York, NY
2015 / Chautauqua Institution Summer Residency Program, Chautauqua, NY
2014 / Chautauqua Institution Summer Residency Program, Chautauqua, NY

Public Collections

            Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice, New York, NY

            University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI

            Syracuse University Art Museum


Collaborative Projects

2018 / The Salt City Dozen 2018 Portfolio, Juried Portfolio Exchange, Syracuse University Printmaking Program, Syracuse, NY

2017 / The Big Ten Print Exchange, 10 Selected MFA Candidates from 10 printmaking programs in the US, Portfolio of 17,  Providence, RI

2016 / MAPC 2016 - Conference Print Exchange, Portfolio of 13, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2014 / Body of Christ, Portfolio of 47, Corpus Christi, TX