Mehdi Hashemi
Mehdi4L@hotmail.com
www.MehdiH.com
201.407.6795
Academic Background
  • William Paterson University: Wayne, NJ. May 2008
    Bachelor of Fine Arts: Concentration: Painting & Printmaking
    GPA: 3.80 on a 4.00
Artistic Achievements & Awards:
  • Best in Painting, 2008 – William Paterson University art Department award.
  • Best in Printmaking, 2008 – William Paterson University art department award.
  • 2008 Recipient of Ben & Evelyn Wilson Foundation Scholarship Award: (Painting).
  • 2008 Recipient of the Student Government Association Battock Award for Art (Painting).
  • Best in Painting, 2007 - William Paterson University art Department award.
  • 2007 Recipient of the Student Government Association Battock Award for Art (Painting).
  • National Art Honors Society
Art Shows:
  • Open Studio Stroll & Earth Festival; Qualie Art Gallery, Orange, NJ. October 2010.
  • Figurative Impulse; Qualie Arts Gallery; Orange, NJ. July of 2010.
  • “Tomorrow” Paterson Art Walk 2010 (group exhibition), Paterson, NJ. June of 2010.
  • Printmaking Exhibition: RAC: Riverdale Art Center, Riverdale, NJ. May of 2010.
  • Lower Level Galley Grand opening exhibition, Ridgewood, NJ. Feb. of 2010.
  • Friends & Founders Riverdale Art Center; Riverdale, NJ. November of 2009.
  • “The Selcouthist”; a Group Exhibition. Wayne, NJ. October of 2009.
  • Valley Arts District: Orange, West Orange, NJ. October of 2009.
  • Solo Exhibition; Café Eclectic, Montclair, NJ. March of 2009.
  • “Confluence: Artists across the Hudson divide”; Qualie Arts Gallery, Orange, NJ. September of 2008.
  • “Former & the Latter”; a Group Exhibition. Wayne, NJ. October of 2008.
  • “8th Annual Printmaking Exhibition”. April of 2008.
  • American Impressions; National Juried Printmaking Exhibition; Ben Shaun Galleries. January of 2008.
  • “Hot Cross Buns”; a Group Painting Exhibition. September of 2007.
  • “Annual Student Show”; Painting; May of 2007.
  • “Annual Student Show”; Painting; May of 2006.
  • “Annual Summer Show”; Painting; June of 2005.
  • “Annual Summer Show”; Painting & Printmaking; May of 2005.
Extracurricular Activities:
  • Student Art Association (SAA) Member, May of 2006 – May of 2008.
  • Curated annual printmaking and painting exhibitions. Power Art Gallery.