Sara Madandar

Sara Madandar an Iranian multi-disciplinary artist and educator based in New Orleans, is currently teaching at Loyola University’s Art Department. She received an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in painting from the Azad University of Art and Architecture in Tehran. Through a range of media such as painting, video, installation, and performance, she explores migration and the human experience of living in-between cultures. Her work uses the aesthetics of language, clothing, and bodies to study the complexities of cross-cultural experiences from a unique perspective.

Some of Madandar’s accolades include an award from the Texas Visual Artists Association (TVAA) and an award from the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) for an exhibition curated by Jessica Beck of the Andy Warhol museum. Sara’s work has been featured at Elga Wimmer PCC, New Orleans Museum of Art, Austin City Hall, New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, Elisabeth Ney Museum, and many others.


Equal Justice 2017/2018
Revolution 2022



New Orleans, LA USA