Born 1982 Caldwell, ID

Lives and Works Newport Beach, CA



MFA Claremont Graduate University, 2008

BA-Art UCSB, 2005


 Select Public Collections



Perez Art Museum Miami

Columbus Museum of Art Pizzuti Collection

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Wellin Museum of Art

Ulrich Museum of Art

UC- Santa Barbara Art, Design & Architecture Museum

The Rubell Family Collection

Franks-Suss Collection

University of Chicago Booth Collection


Solo and Two Person Shows

2022 Phantasmagoria, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

Art Expo Chicago, Lawrie/Shabibi Booth, Chicago, IL

Jack Bell Gallery, London, UK (forthcoming)

2020 An Unrealized Dream, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

Holding Pattern w/Andrew Schoultz, Galerie Droste, Wuppertal, Germany

2019 Climbing a Disappearing Ladder, Lawrie/Shabibi Gallery, Dubai, U.A.E.

2018 Phantom, Denk Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017 In the Heart of the Cosmos, Lawrie/Shabibi Gallery, Dubai U.A.E.

2016 Shapeless Shackles, Bill Brady Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2014 Obelisk Movements, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY 

Bed of Broken Mirrors, Lawrie/Shabibi Gallery, Dubai U.A.E.

2013 Pins and Needles, The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

Asad Faulwell and Chris Johanson, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY

2012 Empty Vessels, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Les Femmes D'Alger, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

2009 Recent Work, Link Contemporary, Claremont, CA

Living History w/Matt Lipps, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Dean Valentine and Marc Selwyn)

2008 New Work, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Group Shows

2022  Life Altering:Selections From A Kansas City Collection, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA

Repetition of Difference, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA 

Echos, Galerie Droste, Paris, France

Art Expo Chicago, Luis De Jesus Booth, Chicago, IL

Horror Vacui, TOA Presents, Minneapolis, MN

Adorn/Artifact, Getty Projects/Transformative Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Devil's In The Details, Contemporary Art Matters, Columbus, OH

Pattern and Recognition, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

House Parte II, Palm Springs, CA

2021  Maybe It's Just Us, Galerie Droste, Paris, France

Chronicles, Galerie Droste, Berlin, Germany

New Histories, Harris Gallery, La Verne, CA

Art Dubai (Lawrie/Shabibi Booth, Dubai, UAE

2020  Rentree, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

2019  Common Bonds: Artists and Architects on Community, UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum, Goleta, CA

Insight/Foresight, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

Untitled, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

Human Nature, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA 

Untitled Art Fair, Kravets/Wehby Booth, New York, NY

 2018  In the Fields of Empty Days, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

Unexpected Encounters, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

 2017  The Collector's Room, The Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

Inaugural Exhibition, Neumann/Wolfson Art, New York, NY

Hi-Res, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

Dallas Art Fair, Lawrie/Shabibi Booth, Dubai, U.A.E.          

2016  Sensorium, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

AfterModernism, Nicole Ripka Gallery, Water Mill, NY (organized by Neumann/Wolfson Art)

Unseen, Lawrie/Shabibi Gallery, Dubai, UAE

Block Party, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

Dallas Art Fair, Lawrie/Shabibi Booth, Dallas, TX

Collaboration, Santa Monica College Barret Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2015  Misappropriations: New Acquisitions, OCMA, Newport Beach, CA (curated by Dan Cameron)

NADA, Bill Brady Gallery Booth, Miami, FL

Art Dubai, Lawrie/Shabibi Booth, Dubai, U.A.E.

2014 People Staring, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

6018 Wilshire, Edward Cella Art & Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

Art and Science, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, UAE

Fountains of the Deep, New York, NY (curated by Darren Aronofsky)

2013 Untitled, Kravets/Wehby Booth, Miami, FL

Rogue Wave, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice Beach, CA

Chockablock, University Art Museum-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA (curated by Kristina Newhouse)

The New World, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Rancho Cucamonga, CA (curated by Roman Stollenwerk)

Art13, Lawrie/Shabibi Booth, London, UK

2012 Oppenheimer Collection @ 20, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

About Face, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Disorder, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

To Live and Paint in L.A., Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Visions From a New California, KALA, Berkeley, CA

2011 Incredulous Zealots: Painterly Interrogations from L.A., Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK

Emerging Voices from Iranian Diaspora, Art Asia, Miami, FL

Heroes and Villians, Lawrie/Shabibi Gallery, Dubai, UAE

On Tap, Bowmont Art Partners, West Hollywood, CA (work chosen by Franklin Sirmans)

Pieceable Kingdom, Beacon Art Building, Inglewood, CA (curated by David Pagel)

Dis(Locating) Culture, Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (curated by Reem Al-Alusi)

Revolutionaries, Pedersen Projects, Pomona, CA

Staging Identity, Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich, SW

2010 Coming Together, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

2009 Set The Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Whittier College Greenleaf Gallery, Whittier, CA

LA to Tehran, The Guild, New York, NY

Let There be Light, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA

GPS, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA

Joan Mitchell MFA Grant Recipients, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

The Banality of Good, CGU Main Gallery, Claremont, CA

2008 10 under 30, Sullivan-Goss Fine Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Fresh Mix, Link Contemporary, Claremont, CA

Interactions, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

Hybridgity, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Dismantling Data, 98ten Fine Art, Irvine, CA

8 under 28, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA (curated by Mat Gleason)