Mohsen Meysami

Based in Naarm/ Melbourne, Australia

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION

2021-Present       TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Box Hill Institute

2016—2019          PhD in Fine Arts, RMIT University, Australia

2009—2011          M.A. in Graphic Design, AZAD University of Art & Architecture, Tehran, Iran

2004—2006          B.A. in Graphic Design, Enghelab Technical Education Centre, Tehran, Iran

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL CAREER HISTORY

2020­-2021

eLearning Specialist, HOOSHA Tech, Tehran, Iran

  • Partnered with key stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts to identify learning and development needs and gain agreement on program outlines and success metrics.
  • Developed and designed eLearning solutions.
  • Provided visual aids to offer unique and engaging learning opportunities for learners.

2019­-2021

Lecturer, Graphic Design and Visual Arts, Art and Architecture University, Yazd, Iran

  • Provided quality face-to-face and online learning experiences in Poster Design, Typography, Advertising, Creativity in Visual Arts, and Art History.
  • Developed a unit for Creativity in Visual Arts which is a core unit for Graphic Design and Painting courses at the Art and Architecture University. I have been responsible for the complete development of the unit including unit proposal, design, and alignment of unit learning outcomes with broader course learning outcomes, unit outline, assessments, and preparation of lecture slides.

2010—Present

Multidisciplinary Visual Artist and Freelance Graphic Designer

  • MAN IS STUPID
    A series of artworks printed on t-shirts (Screen printing and Digital printing)
  • SANFL’s Multicultural Football. South Australian National Football League
    In 2019 I was commissioned to design a multicultural football as part of the SANFL’s multicultural program that aimed to celebrate cultures connected through the game of Aussie Rules footy.
    https://sanfl.com.au/league/news/sturt-serves-up-multicultural-feast/
  • Visual Identity Design
    Designed visual Identities for several companies (e.g. West Vision Homes, Bespoke Living , WA Painting Group, 5 Napkins Burger, Amazing Iran)

2009-2011 I Part-Time

Sessional Teacher, Graphic Design, ACU, Yazd, Iran

Teaching a range of subjects including Typography, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Advertising

2009-2010 I Part-Time

Tutor, Adobe Photoshop (private lessons)

 

2006—2010

Senior Graphic Designer and Advertising Specialist, Saman Bank, Iran

Received Saman Bank employee of the year award in 2008 and several appreciation letters from Saman Bank’s CEO for executing numerous successful advertising campaigns.

 

2005—2011

Founder and Head of Creative Department, Dot Graphic Designers Atelier, Iran

Dot Graphic Designers Atelier is a creative studio working on digital and print media.

 

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019          Guest speaker, Turquoise Shadows conference; Methods of presenting in new arts, Iran

2019          Jury member, Turquoise Shadows conference; Methods of presenting in new arts, Iran

2019          Presentation and talk, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Australia

2018          Guest speaker, Artwork or Art Project?!, Art and Architecture University, Yazd, Iran

2017          Artist talk, First Site Art Gallery, Australia

2017          Presentation and talk, Indifference, Art and Architecture University, Yazd, Iran

2017          Guest speaker, Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award Artists’ Forum, Australia

 

AWARDS/ GRANTS

2020          Finalist for 2020 Australian Muslim Artists Award

2019          Finalist for 2019 Australian Muslim Artists Award

2018          Highly Commended for Blacktown City Art Prize

2018          Finalist for Fisher’s Ghost Art Award

2018          RMIT HDR Travel Grant

2018          Finalist for Arte Laguna Prize, Venice, Italy

2018          Finalist for Craft Biennale Scotland

2017          RMIT Creative Funding

2017          Artland Billboard grant, Brunswick, Melbourne

2017          Artland Public Art Show grant, Brunswick, Melbourne

2017          Finalist for the 2017 Incinerator Art Award

2017          Finalist for the 2017 Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award

2017          Winner, Footscray Art Prize 2017, Tertiary Award

2015          Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020          Nearness and Distance, Site Eight Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2019          Australian Muslim Artists Award Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia

2019          Looking-Looking Away, Solo Exhibition, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Australia

2018          Sit, See, Not See, Solo Exhibition, Iran

2018          On Walking Away, Curated exhibition, Venice, Italy

2018          Pop! Reflections on Popular Culture, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta, Australia

2018          Blacktown City Art Prize Exhibition, Sydney, Australia

2018          Fisher’s Ghost Art Award Exhibition, Sydney, Australia

2018          Zahhak, Group Exhibition, Iran

2018          Australian Muslim Artists, Islamic Museum of Australia, Melbourne, Australia

2018          On Drawing, Invitational Exhibition, Hui Gallery, New Asia College, CUHK, Hong Kong

2018          WELCOME-NOT WELCOME, Solo exhibition, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

2018          FLG Annual Emerging Artists Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia

2018          Arte Laguna Prize Exhibition, Venice, Italy

2018          The edges and in between, Group exhibition, First Site Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2017          Scream!, Solo Exhibition, First Site Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2017          Incinerator Art Award Exhibition, Incinerator Art Gallery, Australia

2017          Between the devil and the deep blue sea, Solo Exhibition, Langford 120 Gallery, Australia

2017          Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award Exhibition, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Australia

2017          Footscray Art Prize Exhibition, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

2017          Faryad Solo Exhibition, Iran

2015          NAMAYESHGAH Group Exhibition, Iran

2015          Bokosh Bokosh, Solo Exhibition, Iran

 

COLLECTIONS

  • Islamic Museum of Australia
  • Wangaratta Art Gallery, Australia
  • Private collections, Iran

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