Curriculum vitae


2005 – now, Self Employed

Supply of artwork, commissions, exhibitions, (ongoing).

The Taj Mahal Studio, 408 Greenhill Rd Linden Park SA.

Selected projects, building design

2016, Artist

Faux stone interior walls 200m² .

Private residence, Unley SA.

2015, Project Manager / Designer

Complete renovation of house for sale – (inc. bathroom refit, new kitchen, floor boards, repaint, wall reconstruction, tiling, landscaped all gardens, etc).

Private residence, Valley View, SA.

2015, Artist / Designer

Large feature artworks for reception areas.

Dr Jones + Partners, Radiologists, Mt Barker SA.

2015, Artist

Faux stone interior walls 100m².

Private residence, Millswood SA.

2014, Project Manager / Designer

Complete house refit of deceased estate – clear out and rebuild (inc. bathroom relocation, new kitchen, floor boards, repaint, garden clean etc).

Private residence, West Richmond, SA.

2014, Artist / Designer

2.5m² mosaic project with year 7 class, employing multicultural theme for community garden.

St. Michaels’ Dominican School, Semaphore, SA.

2012-13, Project Manager / Designer

Office renovation including interior concepts, design, and artwork.

Media Resource Centre, Adelaide, SA.

2011-12, Artist / Designer

Large feature artworks for reception areas (in association with Jurecky Design).

Dr Jones + Partners, St Andrews Hospital, Adelaide, SA.

2008-09, Artist / Designer

Total interior design, selection of interior art, and furnishings, paint finishes, 3 large paintings (oil on canvas, 1m x1m).

Private Residence, Leabrook, SA.

2008, Artist

18 paintings, (1m x 1m, acrylic on canvas), abstract landscapes.

Apartment development, Kent Town, SA.

2007, Artist / Designer

Interior design, 4 large paintings (1m x1m, oil on canvas), abstract landscapes.

Private residence, North Tehran, Iran.

2007, Artist

110 paintings, acrylic on board, abstract designs.

Bayview Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

2004, Artist

90 paintings, acrylic on board, collage and landscapes.

Desert Sands Resort, Alice Springs, NT.

2004, Artist / Designer

Design of interior paint finishes, wooden floors, all interior surfaces, furniture, feature mosaic panels.

Private residence, North Adelaide, SA.

2003, Artist

180 paintings, acrylic on board, abstract landscapes.

Emu Walk Apartments, Alice Springs, NT.

2001, Designer

Design and construction of prototype for outdoor Asian gas cooking unit (wood. steel, rubber, gas).

Private commission, Adelaide, SA.

2003, Artist

52 paintings, acrylic on board, abstract landscapes.

Lasseters Casino and Resort, Alice Springs, NT.

2001, Artist

134 paintings, acrylic on board, lobby and restaurant feature work, acrylic on 26 canvas panels.

Alice Springs Resort, Alice Springs, NT.

1999, Artist / Designer

Mosaic floor panel, peacock feather design.

Au Petit Marche, Sydney, NSW.

1999, Artist / Designer

Design and construction of feature artwork including outdoor fountain, furniture, mosaic panels, 300 m² river pebble mosaic, courtyard and interior, paint finishes and paintings.

Supervised design / building team of 5-10, all on-site work, budgeting, negotiations with client, architects, trades people, builders, suppliers, etc.

Private residence, Point Piper, NSW.

1996, Artist / Designer

6 large painted panels, interior design, construction and installation.

Restaurant design, Noosa, NSW.

1995, Artist

2 large mosaic panels featuring Asian food theme.

Lemongrass restaurant, Adelaide, SA.

1995, Artist / Designer

Painted concrete floor.

Private residence, North Adelaide, SA.

1995, Artist / Designer

Designed and created mosaic outdoor tables.

Taj Tandoor restaurant, Adelaide, SA.

1995, Artist / Designer

Feature mosaics, large painted panels, painted finishes.

Hollywood Plaza Shopping Centre, Salisbury, SA.

1994, Artist / Designer

Paint finishes, bathroom refit, mosaic glass bar front in Persian miniatures

Private residence, Victor Harbor, SA.

Selected film, media work

2017, Art Director

Aftershock, (short film).

Never to Late Productions.

Logistics and management of art department.

2016, Art Director (ongoing campaign)

Meet The Bedfords TVC, Rivergum Homes.

Twitch Films (buying/design/set dressing).

2016, Artist

Hotel Mumbai (feature film).

HM Double Guess Productions PTY LTD.

Film Artist (artwork creation for hotel interior scenes, Indian themes).

2016, Art Department attachment

Bad Blood (feature film SAFC).

Bad Blood Productions PTY LTD (art department, building/design/colour).

2016, Art Director

Take The Tour, TVC Centennial Park, South Australia.

Twitch Films (set dressing/costume).

2015, Designer / Casting

Have a cup of Tea with a Refugee (event, Surrender).

Hopes Picnic (event Elder Park).

Surrender Expo, Adelaide Festival of Arts (talent, decoration, supply cleaning staff and management)

2015, Asst. Art Director

Tom From Volkswagon – VW Golf web campaign.

Robber’s Dog Film (buying/building/standby props).

2014, Asst. Art Director

Keep the Bromance Alive – Motor Accident Commission TVC.

Robber’s Dog Films (buying/building/standby props).

2014, Artist

Engage – State Opera of SA TVC.

Flanuer Films (chalk drawing logo, etc)

2013, Art Director

Stratco Outdoors TVC (inc. green screen construction).

Flanuer Film (building stage/painting/stills photography).

2012, Art Director

The Big Move – CPS Credit Union.

Flaneur Films (buying/costume/standby props inc. casting, animal wrangling, stills

2012, Scenic Artist

Hundred Bloody Acres (SAFC feature film).

Cyan Films (sign writing/murals/artwork on truck).

2010, Asst. Art Director

Stone Chapel Wines web corporate.

Projector Films (inc. stills photography).

Selected event management

2017, SALA Sculpture, at Clayton Wesley Church, Norwood SA

Management of installation, opening event and promotion of group sculpture show (Greg Johns, Astra Parker, Max Lyle and others).

2014, Hopes Cafe – Norwood, SA (ongoing)

Uniting Communities/Clayton-Wesley Church.

Artwork/design/set up of events.

2014, Persian Restaurant – Hopes Cafe, Norwood, SA

Uniting Communities/Clayton-Wesley Church (inc. event management/design/catering).

2014-2016, Archbishop’s Appeal – St Paul’s Cathedral, North Adelaide, SA

(Supply artwork for auction).

2013, Cory McAbee – Captain’s Ahab’s Motorcycle Club National Tour

Exhibition at Magazine Gallery, Adelaide, SA (inc. publicity, coordinating interstate venues, tour logistics).

2012, One Hundred Bloody Acres – Feature Film premiere screening

Mercury Cinema, Adelaide, SA (inc. event coordination, foyer design, catering).

2012, Iranian Film Festival – National Tour

Mercury Cinema, Adelaide, SA (inc. Persian catering, foyer design, sponsorship coordination).

2012, Melbourne Art Show

SOHO Galleries, Sydney, NSW (packing, Melbourne Sculpture Prize).

2011, OzAsia Film Festival

Adelaide Festival Centre, SA (inc. event coordination, foyer design).

2011 Iranian Film Festival – National Tour

Mercury Cinema, Adelaide, SA (inc. Persian catering, foyer design, sponsorship coordination).

2011, Collision & Paper Planes – SAFC Short Film premiere screenings

Mercury Cinema, Adelaide, SA (inc. sponsorship coordination, catering).

2011, Film Square- Opening Event

Projector Films Pty Ltd (inc. event coordination, catering).

2007, The Seven Arts of Persia

The Parade, Norwood, SA (inc. travelling through Iran collecting textiles, antiques and art, managed all
aspects of exhibition, negotiated commercial lease and renovated venue, created all promotional material, invitation design, marketing and hanging work).

Social service, volunteer work

2015-2017, Promotions Assistant

APPA Adelaide Parklands Art Prize subcommittee (inc. logo design).

2014, Volunteer Employment Agency Leader

Uniting Communities, Adelaide, SA (inc. employment placement, education access for refugees).

2013-2017, Committee Member

Adelaide Parklands Preservation Association (APPA) (community-based, non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection and preservation of the unique parklands encircling the city of Adelaide).

2010–11, Volunteer Coordinator

Graham F Smith Peace Trust Art Auction, Adelaide, SA.

25 artists, 100 works, all funds raised used to promote peace through the arts (inc. managed all aspects of exhibition, selection of work, equipment, hanging, managing volunteers and sales coordination).

2004, Volunteer Fundraiser

Red Cross Bali Tsunami appeal (inc. whole street fundraising garage sale, donation of funds from participants).

2000-05, Volunteer

Australian Refugee Association, Adelaide, SA (inc. assisting settlement, employment and fundraising for Afghan and Persian unaccompanied minors, adults and families).

2000-05, Volunteer Fundraiser

Australian Refugee Association, WOMAdelaide , Adelaide, SA (inc. managed fundraising stall, organised design and production of promotional printed material, clothing, bags, food products, staff and sales).


2017, (ongoing) Private painting classes in Taj Mahal Studio

Adults and secondary school students.

2012, Felixstow Community School – Felixstow, SA

(Weekly art classes – inc. drawing, painting, sculpture, mosaic).

2000-2005, Union Studios – University of Adelaide, SA

(Supervising classes and courses in painting, drawing, mosaic, printmaking, international student support).

2007, Pooya Nahadin, College of Language – Isfahan, Iran

(ESL teaching and cultural studies).

Solo exhibitions

2013, Little Deceptions – SALA One Rundle Gallery, Dulwich.

2012, From the Studio – Tynte Street Gallery, North Adelaide, SA.

2009, My Shiny Still Life – Brunswick St Galleries, Melbourne, VIC.

Selected group exhibitions

2017, Australian Refugee Association Portrait Exhibition Adelaide SA.

2016, Aspects of the Surreal Chiefly Towers (Soho Galleries), Sydney NSW.

2016, All The Best, Soho Galleries, Sydney, NSW.

2016, Archbishops Appeal St Pauls Cathedral, North Adelaide, SA.

2014, Archbishop’s Appeal – St Paul’s Cathedral, North Adelaide, SA.

2014, Adelaide Parklands Art Prize – Art Space, Adelaide Festival Centre, SA (***Finalist).

2013, Willunga Almond Blossom Festival, Willunga, SA.

2011, Graham F. Smith Peace Trust exhibition, Adelaide, SA.

2010, Graham F. Smith Peace Trust exhibition, Adelaide, SA.

2009, Skulls – Cranio-Facial fundraiser, Gallery 139, Adelaide, SA.

2008, 10×10 – Adelaide Central School of Art, Adelaide, SA.

2008, Ignite – St Ignatius College Art Show, Adelaide, SA

2008, Graham F. Smith Peace Trust exhibition, Adelaide, SA..

2008, Small Works – Art Images Gallery, Norwood, SA.

2007, Graham F. Smith Peace Trust exhibition, Adelaide, SA.

2006, Graham F. Smith Peace Trust exhibition, Adelaide, SA.

2004, Justice for Refugees exhibition, Trades Hall, Adelaide, SA.

2003, Child Labour Schools exhibition, Raddison Plaza, Adelaide, SA..

2003, Graham F. Smith Peace Trust exhibition, Adelaide Festival Centre, SA.

2002, Graham F. Smith Peace Trust exhibition, Adelaide Festival Centre, SA.

1997, Fifteen Styles – Soho Galleries, Sydney, NSW.

1996, Still Life – Soho Galleries, Sydney, NSW.