Alexandra Paydar  l   born 1996  l   LA based

 

Email  l  alexandra.paydar@gmail.com

EDUCATION

Pitzer College l BA in Studio Art, Selected for Honors 

San Francisco Art Institute l Precollege Program

EXPERIENCE

Visiting Lecturer at Pomona College

Los Angeles CA

January 2019

Herbal Apprentice at Snakeroot Apothecary

Los Angeles CA

May 2018-Present

Visiting Lecturer at Occidental College

Los Angeles CA

November 2018

Artist Assistant to Candice Lin

Los Angeles, CA

SUMMER 2018

Design and Publishing Internship at MACK Books

London, United Kingdom

SPRING 2017

Artist Assistant at Backbonebooks

Berlin, Germany

FALL 2017

Teaching Assistant 

University of California, Irvine

SPRING 2016

Studio Assistant to Julie Schafer

Los Angeles, CA

SPRING 2016

Teaching Assistant of Photography

California State Polytechnic University

Los Angeles, CA

SPRING 2016

Research Assistant to Tarrah Krajnak

Los Angeles, CA

SUMMER 2016

Internship at the Museum of Contemporary Art 

Los Angeles, CA

SUMMER 2015

EXHIBITIONS

             Mutual Sensitivties, Group Exhibition, Nichols Gallery, Claremont CA, 2018

             Cross Currents, Group Exhibition, Caryll Mudd and Norman F. Sprague Jr. Gallery, Claremont CA, 2018

             Group Exhibition, ZK/U, Berlin Germany, 2017

             Ohrwurm, Group Exhibition, Meinblau, Berlin Germany, 2017

             Dérive, Group Exhibition, tête, Berlin Germany, 2017

             Reciprocity Failure, Group Exhibition, Grey Space Gallery, Pomona CA, 2017

             Dirty Backdrop, Group Exhibition, Pitzer College, Claremont CA, 2016

             Diego Rivera Gallery, Group Exhibition, San Francisco CA, 2014

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

Artist in Residence at Picture Berlin, Berlin Germany

Laura Skandera Trombley Humanities and Arts Endowed Research and Internship Grant Recipient

Society for Photographic Education National Conference attendee, New Orleans LA

Mellon Art + Environment Travel Grant Recipient, Mellon Foundation/Pitzer College, Claremont CA