Shahriar Mazandi Painter and Photographer



About Shahriar Mazandi

2024 – Aesthetica Art Prize – Longlist

2023 – Florence Biennale, Florence, Italy – Exhibiting artist sponsored by UPG Print Group UK

2023 – Analog Sparks International Film and Photography Awards – Gold Medal in Lifestyle/Culture subsection

2023 – Visual Art Open – VAO Art Prize – Longlist

2023 – Photo Hastings, Hastings, East Sussex – Selected for group show – “The Mind’s Eye – Contemporary Abstract Photographers”

2022 – TIFA – Tokyo International Foto Awards – Finalist – Honourable Mention

2022 – Luxembourg International Art Prize – Certificate of Artistic Achievement

2022 – The Sussex Contemporary at the British Airways i360, Brighton, East Sussex – Finalist

2021- Karnik Gallery, Mayfair, London – Solo show: “Lyrical Tales”

2012 – MoP CAP at Art Dubai – ‘The Five Pachucos’ featured as part of event hosted by Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize during Art Dubai 2012 with an international selection of works by various Iranian-born artists and photographers.  

2006 – Harrow School retrospective – Harrovian Photographers Throughout the Ages – From Henry Fox Talbot, Cecil Beaton, to Patrick Litchfield, to today’s photographers – greatest number of works on display of any living photographer.

2005 – RHS Chelsea Flower Show – Gold medal for the Lalique Garden. Featured in Wikipedia:

2001 – Photographs internationally syndicated by Katz Pictures/Camera Press, being featured in the Sunday Times magazine, BBC Top Gear Magazine, etc in the UK, and numerous other publications around the world. The subject matter  syndicated was street gangs and automotive culture in California.

2001 – ‘Ghosts and Machines’ – solo photographic show at Andipa Gallery, Walton Street, Chelsea, London featuring gang and automotive culture in California. 

1995 – Twenty two photographs from the series ‘Cars for Kings, Movie Stars and Tyrants’, exhibited as part of the permanent collection of the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, California – one of the world’s foremost and most important automotive collections. 

1995 – featured work as the poster advertising the Historic Car event in the city of Monterey, California. Other Blackhawk Collection images as sponsored by Daimler Chrysler for the Historic Automotive Weekend.

1993 – The Anza Borrego and other South Western Deserts – solo photographic exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London.

1984 – Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles CA – one year of studies before enrolment at Pepperdine University for BA in Communication

1983 – Brighton College of Art and Design, Brighton, East Sussex – Foundation Studies

1981 – 1982 – Harrow School, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex – Winner of senior prize for art two years consecutively

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