2011-2013       MA Photography

                        Central Saint Martins, London

 2007-2011      Bachelor of Design, Major: Advertising

                        Minor: Photography

                        OCAD University, Toronto

 2001-2005     BA Economics

                         York University, Toronto


2017              Toronto Arts Council, Individual Visual Artist Sep 2017

2017              Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artists Creation Projects April 2017

2017               Shortlisted, Belfast Photo Festival 2017

2016               Winner, MOP Curative Archive Art residency

2015               Winner, Flash Forward Festival 2015

2015               Shortlisted, Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum 

2013               British Journal of Photography, Project showcase

2011                Scotiabank Scholarship for the Magnum Photos Workshop Toronto in            

                       conjunction with the 2011 CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival

2009              Annual Astral Media Outdoor Student Design Competition


2015             Ebtekar Newspaper

2015             Flash Forward 2015 Publication

2014             Tank Magazine, Fall/winter issue

2014             Six Pillars: Middle Eastern Arts Media, Radio interview

2013             British Journal of photography, Sep issue

2012             Vogue Italia Magazine, Nov issue

2012             Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival: Exposed 2012

2011              Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival: Figure & Ground, Magnum Photos     

2011              Headline: Shirin Fathi wins Scotiabank Scholarship to attend CONTACT Magnum

                     Workshop, OCAD University Headline News

Selected Exhibitions:

Upcoming     Mohsen Gallery, Solo show, Tehran

2015             Angles, Saints and Co, Aaran Gallery, Tehran 

2015              Flash Forward Book Launch, Toronto

2015              Mohsen Gallery, Solo show, Tehran

2014              Silk Road Gallery, Tehran

2013              Show One, Lethaby Galley, Central Saint Martins, London 

2012              CSM Art auction 

2012              Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival: Be Here Now, Exposed 2012, Gladstone       

                      Hotel, Toronto

2012              Central Saint Martins MA Photography Interim Show, Archway Campus, London

2012              Between the World and Nothing, The Old Wood Workshop, London

2011              Line Art, Toronto

2011              Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival: Figure & Ground, Magnum Workshop,

                      Drake Hotel, Toronto

Talks and community involvement:

2017             Forth year Award Jury for photography, Ocad University

2016             Portfolio Review, Forth year directed studio, Ocad University

2016             Body and the lens, Ocad University, Toronto

2015             Current practice, Ocad University, Toronto

2014             Forth year directed studio, Ocad University, Toronto

2014             Face forward, Ocad University, Toronto