Maryam Ladoni

www.maryamladoni.com

Maryamladoni@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

Present

MFA candidate, Photography, University of Wisconsin- Madison, USA

2004-2007

Master of Arts, Photography, University of Art, Iran

2000-2004

Bachelor of Arts, Carpet Design, University of Kashan, Iran.

AWARD/ GRANT/ FELLOWSHIP

  • 2018 Travel grants, University of Wisconsin- Madison, USA

  • 2018 MAC grants, Madison Art Commission grant for the project, Kids of War, USA

  • 2018 Art department Scholarship, University of Wisconsin- Madison, USA

  • 2017 University Wide Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

  • 2010 13th Iran's Book of the Year Award for translation of the book Crisis of the Real by Andy Grundberg from English to Persian

  • 2010 Ninth Roshd Educational Books Festival Award for the translation of the book Crisis of the Real by Andy Grundberg from English to Persian

CURRENT POSSION

  • PresentWorking as a TA in Digital Print Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA

  • PresentWorking as a photographer in Arts Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA

EXHIBITION

  • 2018Abandoned: Photos from Iran after the War, Solo Exhibition, Potter Gallery, Madison, USA

  • 2018MFA Photography Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Artlofts Gallery, Madison, USA

  • 2018MFA review show, Group Exhibition, Artlofts Gallery, Madison, USA

  • 2018The 90th Annual Student Art Show, Group Exhibition, Gallery 1308, Madison, USA

  • 2018MFA review show, Group Exhibition, Artlofts Gallery, Madison, USA

  • 2017Exchange Exhibition, Group Exhibition, UMN Minneapolis, USA

  • 2017Foux Tose: A UW Photography Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Artlofts Gallery, Madison, USA

  • 2007Water and Mirror, Group Exhibition, Gallery of functional arts faculty, University of Art

TEACHING AND WORKING EXPERIENCE

  • 2016-2017 Worked as a photographer and manager in my own studio, Idea Studio. Karaj, Iran

  • 2011-2012 Teaching darkroom techniques in Shahre Rey Azad University, Tehran, Iran

  • 2010- 2011 Teaching basic photography in Art Institute of Andishe No, Karaj, Iran

  • 2006-2008 Teaching basic and developed photography, history of world art, history of arts, Mehregan graphic high school, Karaj, Iran.

  • 2006 Teaching basic photography and history of photography, Tabas Azad University, Tabas, Iran

TALK

  • 2018"Speed Dating: 11 Artists, 10 Talks, 7 minutes, 1 Amazing Nights", MMoCA Museum, Madison, USA

VOLLENTTEER PHOTOGRAPHY

  • 2018Soup: Bowl- A table to farm event, Collaboration Performance, Laurie Beth Clark and Michael Peterson., Madison, USA

  • 2018Feast of Feminine, Performative art dinner, Kel Mur, Madison, USA

  • 2018Dr. Sheron Wray, Embodyology, Performance class, Madison, USA

  • 2018Forfreedoms, the largest creative collaboration photography in US history, USA

 

Maryam Ladoni

Maryam Ladoni is a photo-based artist living in the USA. She received an MA degree in photography from University of Art in Iran. Currently, she is an MFA candidate (2020) in photography at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She is also work as a teaching assistant in Digital Print Center and as photographer in Division of the Art at UW-Madison.
Her art practice was started in 2015 with the collection Abandoned: Photos from Iran after the War. In this project, she travelled to her hometown in order to visualize places and people which reminded the memories of her war effected childhood. The work has earned accomplishments like UW- Madison education fellowship. Last year, she was also awarded Madison Art Commission grant to work on the phot_text project, Kids of War. In this body of work, she questions war effects on the education and future of Afghan children in Iran.

 
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