Maryam Ladoni

www.maryamladoni.com

Maryamladoni@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

Present

MFA candidate (2020), 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

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

  • 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, Tehran, Iran

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

EXHIBITION

2019

  • Abandoned: Photos from Iran after the War, Two-person Exhibition, Overture Gallery, Madison, US

  • Mails for Apt. No. 445, MA show, Gallery 7, Art Department, Madison, USA

  • Kids of War: Photo-text collection, Solo Exhibition, Artlofts Gallery, Madison, USA

2018

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

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

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

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

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

2017

  • Exchange Exhibition, Group Exhibition, UMN Minneapolis, USA

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

2007

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

CURATORIAL

2018- 2019

  • Un/Seen: The Alchemy of Fixing Shadows, An Alternative process photography exhibition f of Chazen Museum of Art Archive, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, USA

TALK

2018

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

CURRENT POSITION

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

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

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

VOLUNTEER PHOTOGRAPHY

2018

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

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

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

  • Forfreedoms, 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 also works 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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