Aida Izadpanah (b. 1978, Tehran) lives and works in New York City, specializing in large-format mixed media and porcelain painting. She holds a Ph.D. (2012) in Environmental Psychology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and a Master’s in Urban Planning (2003) from Tehran University. She was a Teaching Assistant in mixed media at The Art Students League of New York from 2012-14. Solo exhibitions include Transcendence (New York City, 2015) and Revelation (Los Angeles, 2013). Recent group shows include Art Brief II: Iranian Contemporary North America (Santa Monica, 2016), In The Abstract (Setauket, 2016), the 73rd Annual Exhibition of Audubon Artists (NYC, 2015); Global Perspective (Bridgehampton and Riverdale, 2015) Affordable Art Fair (NYC, 2014), and the 100th Annual Exhibition of the Allied Artists of America (NYC, 2013). Awards include Fantasy Fountain Fund painting fellowship in Paris, France (2014), cover story in Lines from the League magazine (2014), distinction and exhibition of Revelation 26 by Chief Curator & Director of Collections of the National September 11 Memorial Museum (2013), and the Jeffery Berman Director’s Award in Collage or Mixed Media, Audubon Artists (2012).