Ceramic work by UA art alumna Nasrin Iravani (MFA 2020, ceramics) has been selected for the London Art Biennale 2021, in June. Only 454 artworks from several thousand submissions were accepted to the prestigious international event that takes place in London’s Chelsea Old Town every two years.
Iravani is enrolled in the doctor of design program in the College of Art and Design at Louisiana State University where she holds a teaching assistantship. She holds an MFA in ceramics from UA (2020) and an MA and a BA in handicrafts (ceramics) from Tehran University of Art. Iravani has participated in ceramics exhibitions internationally, in Milan, Madrid, Tehran, and in cities around the United States. Recent exhibitions include The Clay Studio National 2020, Philadelphia; The Millennial Show Juried Exhibition, Dayton (Ohio); Clay: A Southern Consensus, New Orleans; 33rd Annual Alabama Clay Conference; The Ritual Table (Corning, New York); and Vitreous, New Orleans. She was accepted to an artist residency at Baltimore Clayworks. Iravani’s MFA thesis exhibition, Magnanimous Moment of Departure, was on show in UA’s Sarah Moody Gallery of Art in April and May, 2020.
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