Delbar Shahbaz

General Info.

2017 MFA Degree at Art Center College Of Design , Pasadena, Los Angeles

2008 MFA Degree: Illustration at Tehran Art University

2005 BA Degree: Bio Medical Engineering , Shahid Beheshti Medical University,Tehran, Iran

Born Tehran, Iran

Living in Tehran and
Los Angeles

Solo Exhibitions


2017 “Kamikaze Show”, PØST Gallery, Los Angeles
2017 “Carnival Passengers”, Main Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles

2015 Installation exhibition in The Wassaic Project artist residency
(Non-Residential), Wassaic, New York, United States.

2014 installation exhibition in ACCD gallery (Terrain of Absence) ,
Los Angeles, United States.

2012 Sculpture exhibition in Seyhoun Gallery (When me and my dreams vanished). Tehran, Iran.
2012 Photo exhibition in Dastan Basement. Tehran, Iran.
2010 Sculpture exhibition in Golestan Gallery (Little Simple Things)
Tehran, Iran.

2010 Sculpture exhibition in Fravahr Gallery
Déjà-vu in a winter night).Tehran, Iran.
2009 Painting exhibition in Dey Art Gallery. Tehran, Iran.
2009 Sculpture exhibition in Golestan gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2009 Painting and sculpture exhibition in Henna Art Gallery. Tehran, Iran.
2008 Painting exhibition in Tehran Lale Gallery. Tehran, Iran.

Group Exhibitions


2018 Something Happened, Basement Projects, Santa Ana

2017 performing at Phyllis Green’s piece, Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles

2017 “AS.SEM.BLR: A PERFORMATIVE READING”, The New Museum, Los Angeles

2016 Untitled Without Borders, CLU Gallery, Los Angeles

2016 Shift and Fade, Blam Los Angeles

2016 Green circle, Otis College of art and design, Los Angeles

2016 "Always a body", University of Santa Barbara, CA, United States

2015 group show, Gallery CLU, Los Angeles, United States

2015 Mr. President, Tarrahan Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

2015 Poster Exhibition in Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, United States.

2014 Two Hours of Video-Art from Iran” 43th Edition of The Festival Du Nouveau Cinema, Montreal, Canada.

2013 Photo expo group exhibition in Iranian House Of Artists. Tehran, Iran.

2013 International video festival in Aaran Gallery. Tehran, Iran (Curated by Amirali Ghasemi).

2011 Exhibition (Title: Doll) in Shirin Gallery Video Art(Unico). Tehran, Iran.

2011 Selected exhibition in Cultural forum of Austrian Embassy. Tehran, Iran.

2010 Exhibition (Title: Tehran) in Aaran Gallery. Tehran, Iran.

2009 Masques of Shahrzad-Three Generations of Iranian Women Artists London ,England.

2007 Participating in Buca Education Faculty 2nd International Visual Arts - Izmir, Turkey.


                                                      2015 Wassaic Project Artist Residency


2014 MFA Scholarship Awards, Art Center College Of Design, Los Angeles.
2007 Winning the price for “Contemporary painters influenced by Persian painting” Imam Ali Museum - Tehran, Iran.
2007 Winning the first price for the Iranian women’s workshop, Tehran.


2004-2011 Wrote more than 30 articles on contemporary art (research and translation) in Tandis Magazine. Tehran, Iran.
2009 Cité des Arts Lithography Studio. Paris, France

2008 Art student tour leader (from Iran to Turkey , Greece, Italy, France)

2007 Foreigners cooperator in Tehran international symposium


2018 Art Center Faculty, "Collage", ACN

2018 Art Center Faculty, "Making Objects", ACN

2017 Art Center Faculty, “Contemporary Sculpture”, ACN

2016 Art Center Faculty, "Contemporary Sculpture", ACN

2016 Teaching Assistant, Nicola Vruwink, Ceramic, ACCD

2015 Teaching Assistant, Salomon Huerta, “Passion for painting”, ACCD

2016 Teaching Assistant, “Laura Cooper”, “ Installation concept”, ACCD

2015 Teaching assistant, instructor: Alex Kroll, “Collage”, Art  Center College of Design,Undergraduate department

2015 Teaching assistant Olga Koumoudouros, "contemporary sculpture", Art Center College of Design,Undergraduate department