Born 1985 in Tehran, Iran. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


2011         Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Ithaca,    NY MFA, Studio Art


2008         Azad Art and Architecture University, Tehran, Iran    BFA, Photography



2012-13    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Artist Residency Program



2015           The Master’s Voice, Pheed.eu, Centro Cultural Casa Elizalde (Solo)

                   Laugh track, Cathouse FUNeral. Brooklyn, NY (Solo)

2014           LMCC Autumn Art Auction 2014,William Holman Gallery, New York, NY

                Alwan for the art auction, Shirin Gallery, New York, NY

                Yo retra(c)to, Pheed.eu. Barcelona, Spain

                War Stories, William Holman Gallery, New York, NY

                Photography Now, 2014, The Center of Photography at     

                Woodstock, NY (Curated by Julie Grahame)

2013           Pheed.eu. Berliner-Liste, Berlin, Germany

                Nazri, Factory Gallery, Hamedan, Iran

                Selected artist to participate in LMCC’s Art in the Office Program

                LMCC’s open studios, 1 Liberty Plaza, New York, NY

2012           Open studio, Crown heights, Brooklyn, NY

2011           Meditations in an Emergency, Dumbo Art Center, New York, NY

                Tehran a Loud, 2011, Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University (solo)

                Nazri, Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University (solo)

2010           Signs on the Road, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY

                Café Unmooring, Hartell Gallery, Cornell University

                Is this make sense, Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University

                New Folder 1, Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2009           Cornell MFA, Flux Factory, New York, NY

                MyArtSpace, AquaArt Miami Fair (work shown digitally)

                MFA Group Exhibition, Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University

                Appropriation allowed, Araan Gallery, Tehran,Iran

2008           Mahriz, Tarahan e Azad, Tehran, Iran (Juried)

               11th Iranian National Photo Biennial, National Museum of Yazd and Tehran’s

                Saba Art and Cultural Institute, Iran

                BFA Exhibition, Azad Art and Architecture Universty, Tehran, Iran

2007           Negah, Niavaran Palace, Tehran, Iran (Juried)

                Roshd, Saba Art and Cultural Institute, Tehran, Iran (Juried)

2006           Mashhad Photo, Mashhad, Iran (Juried)

2005           Café Aks, Tehran-Iran (solo)



2012           CP Infinite award nominee for young photographer

2011           Cornell Council for the Arts, Cafe Unmooring, Hartell Gallery

2009-11      Tuition Fellowship, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2008           11th Iranian National Photo Biennial, Tehran and Yazd, Iran



Social and Political art in Barcelona, https://barcelonasartllibera.wordpress.com/2015/02/10/the-guardian-elogia-el- treball-de-la-fotograf-farideh-sakhaeifar/

The picture that comes, Tehran society and the new Spanish peasantry, two exhibitions to visit by Laura Calonge


Men at Work, Iranian Workers taking photographs-exhibit  by Houman Harouni, The Guardian, Januay 21,2015

http://www.theguardian.com/world/iran-blog/2015/jan/21/-sp-iran-workers-are- taking-photograhs-farideh-sakhaeifar

US army supplies are making their way into Iran, Huffpost Live, hosted by Alyona Minkovski, Aug 2014 http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/archive/segment/53ecf5c2fe3444b53200025b

Iran’s undergrand Trade of US army Gear by Cleo Abramian, World policy, Aug 13,2014

Interview by Setareh Shohadaei, PhD candidate in Political Studies at the New School. About “Workers are Taking Photographs.”  Yo retra(c)to, Pheed.eu. Barcelona, Spain 2014

Interview by Sarah Wesseler, Satellite Magazine, http://www.satellitemagazine.ca/2012/09/farideh-sakhaeifar/

Talk Magazine, Iranian E-Magazine of Visual Arts, Issue 24, 31 May 2012 http://www.talkmagazine.net/issues/talk_issue_24/

Farakhan, Yasavoli Publication, Tehran, Iran Spring 2012

#0 Pirate Utopia, Pirate Press, March 2012, New York, NY

Mard (Man), Mahriz Publication, 2011

Talk Magazine, Iranian E-Magazine of Visual Arts, Issue 16, 10th August 2011 http://www.talkmagazine.net

STREET VIEW: Schematic thoughts on the recent work of Farideh Sakhaeifar by Anthony Graves, Part of Meditations in an Emergency (Catalogue), Dumbo Art Center, New York, NY, April 30- May 8, 2011

11th Iranian National Photo Biennial, Iran

New Folder 1 (Catalogue), Silk Road Gallery, Tehran, Iran

About the group exhibition ”Appropriation Allowed” In Aaran Gallery, “Practicing of being together” by Saleh Tasbihi, Etemad Newspaper, Tehran, Iran http://etemaad.ir/Released/88-06-10/189.htm

Appropriation Allowed, (Catalogue), Araan Gallery, Tehran,Iran




2013                            NYU visiting Scholar

2012                            Visiting Artist for Creative Cities: Economies, Culture, and (Re)education through the Arts

                                     Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts

2011                            Visiting Artist, International Center of Photography