Roya Falahi



Curriculum Vitae

Born in Washington D.C. 

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.


 2006  MFA, Photography, University of California, Los Angeles

 2002  BA, Studio Art,  University of California, Irvine

Solo Exhibitions

2014  "Stud of Studs,"  Hoy Space, Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, CA 

2011  “Headbang,” W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal Poly University, Pomona, CA 

Group Exhibitions

2014  "Anekantavada," Norco College Art Gallery, Norco, CA, curated by Karin Skiba

2014  "Everyone's Time is Their Own," Alter Space, San Francisco, CA, curated by Gabe Scott

2013  "Chockablock,"  UAM, CSULB, Long Beach, CA, curated by Kristina Newhouse

2013  "Fanatic,"  POST, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Lily Simonson

2012  “Projekt Papier 2,”  Zatoka Sztuki, Sopot, Poland, curated by Gosia Wojas of 

2012  "Methods of Loki," Latned Atsar, Los Angeles, CA

2010  “The Women of Women:  The Female Form,” Taylor De Cordoba, Culver City, CA, 

          curated by Yasmine Mohseni

2009  “From LA to Tehran:  Mapping the Transitional State of Contemporary Iranian Art,” 

          The Guild Gallery, New York, NY

2009  “All Under One Roof:  A Selection of LA Artists,” Tarryn Teresa Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 

          curated by Yasmine Mohseni

2008  “Select Your Future,”  Echo Curio, Los Angeles, CA

2008  “Hybridgity,” RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2008  “Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get.  What You Don’t See (Is Better Yet),” Five Thirty Three, Los Angeles, CA

2008  “(untitled u=        [a photographic group show],” Fette’s Gallery, Culver City, CA

2007  “Body Double,” Luckman Gallery, California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2007  “Inclusion/Exclusion,” Bronco Gallery at Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA

2007  “Queen Bees:  eco-actions and collective organizing,” Irene Carlson   

          Gallery of Photography at the University of La Verne, curated by

          Dr. L. Hernandez Gomez of the League of Imaginary Scientists

2007  SCOPE Art Fair, through Beautiful/Decay Magazine and Overtones Gallery, New York, NY

2006  “I Know You, but You Don’t Know Me,” Fette’s Gallery, Culver City, CA

2006  “Greater LA MFA,” Art Gallery at the California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2006  “Super/Sonic,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery/Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA

2006  “MFA #4, Thesis Show,” The New Wight Gallery at the University of California, Los Angeles, 

          Los Angeles, CA

2004  “All Media Show,” Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, curated by Carl Berg

2002  “Juste Mon Genie,” Art Gallery at the University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

2002  “Okay I’ll Stop Now,” Art Gallery at the University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA


2011  Review of “Headbang,” at Cal Poly Pomona Kellogg Gallery, by Nancy Gamboa, 

2009  Different Sames:  New Perspectives in Contemporary Iranian Art, edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi, 

         published by TransGlobe Publishing Ltd.

2008  Catalogue for “Body Double,” at Cal State LA Luckman Gallery

2007  “Through a Lens Starkly,” by Holly Myers Los Angles Times 9/12/07


2006  Catalogue for Super/Sonic at the LA Municipal Gallery/Barnsdall Art Park

Private Collections

Renuka Sawhney/The Guild Art Gallery NY

Amir H. Fallah/Beautiful Decay Magazine                          

Curatorial Experience

2005  “Southern Exposure,” The New Wight Gallery at the University of  California, Los Angeles