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

2021—present       Learning design, Victoria University Online

2020­2021           eLearning Specialist, HOOSHA Tech, Tehran, Iran

2019­—2021           Lecturer, Graphic Design and Visual Arts, Art and Architecture University, Yazd, Iran

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           Sessional Teacher, Graphic Design, ACU, Yazd, Iran 

2006—2010           Senior Graphic Designer and Advertising Specialist, Saman Bank, Iran

2005—2011           Founder and Head of Creative Department, Dot Graphic Designers Atelier, Iran

 

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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