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Omid Shekari


Omid Shekari is a visual artist from Tehran currently living in Pittsburgh. He employs various approaches and methods of artmaking to explore his visual language within 2D and 3D spaces. His objects are attempts to understand and give forms to our complex social relations, specifically the relationship between repressed and repressor that has existed in our society and has been normalized under capitalism. He’s exhibited his work at the Sculpture Center in Cleveland, Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba House and The Drawing Center in NYC; Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX; Ohio State University (Urban Art Center), Akron Art Museum, Oberlin College in Ohio; Marginal Utility Gallery, Philadelphia; Fleisher Art Memorial, PAFA Museum, Woodmere Art Museum, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia; Pelham Art Center, NY; and Azad Art Gallery in Tehran. Shekari is currently an art faculty at the University of Pittsburgh.

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