Minoosh Zomorodinia is an Iranian-born interdisciplinary artist and educator who employs video, photography, installations and performance to make visible for audiences the emotional and psychological reflections of her mind’s eye inspired by nature. Her work exposes and experiments with humanity’s relationship to the natural world. She lives and works in the bay area. She is a member of the Environmental Artist group Open Five in Iran, and serves on the Board of Women Eco Artists Dialog in the bay area. She earned her MFA in new genres from San Francisco Art Institute in 2015, and holds a Masters degree in Graphic Design (2006) and BA in Photography (1998) from Azad University in Tehran. She has thought Photography in Tehran, Iran, Video Production and Photoshop at Berkeley City College, and Environmental Installation and Video at Public Education program at San Francisco Art Institute. Zomorodinia has received an MFA Fellowship from San Francisco Art Institute (2013) and First prize of The Anne Bremer Memorial Library’s Artists’ Book Contest (2015), the Photography Award from Pocono Arts Council (2015), and was finalist of the Tosa Studio Award, San Francisco, CA (2017). She awarded I-Park Artist Residency, East Haddam, CT (2017); the ACRE Artists Residency, Steuben, WI (2017); and the Affiliate Artist in Residence program at Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA (2016-2017). Her work has been exhibited locally and internationally such as Everyone Is Hypnotized at ProArt Gallery, Far From Home at Gallery Route One, The Ocean After Nature at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Night Light at SOMArts, Living Spaces at Transylvania Art Center Romania, Nietzsche Was A Man at Pori Art Museum, American Gun Show at WORKS San Jose, California Dreamin at Marin Community Foundation, and The Altered Landscape at the Nevada Museum of Art.