Mr. Pedram Baldari
University of North Texas
Studio Art
(940) 369-7671
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Education

MFA, Texas Tech University, 2015.
Major: Sculpture
Dissertation Title: Impediments of a Consistent Flow
BA, University of Tehran, 2005.
Major: Architecture
Degree Specialization: Architecture
Dissertation Title: Institution for Iranian Painters

Professional Memberships

Academic Member, Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts. (August 2022 – Present).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ART 5900, Special Problems, 2 courses.
ASTU 2801, Beginning Sculpture: Traditional Methods, 3 courses.
ASTU 3801, Intermediate Sculpture: Rotating Topics, 3 courses.
ASTU 3803, Intermediate Sculpture: Installation Art, 2 courses.
ASTU 4200, Senior Drawing and Painting Studio, 1 course.
ASTU 4800, Senior Sculpture Studio, 3 courses.
ASTU 5000, Topics in Studio Art, 1 course.
ASTU 5001, Praxis: Rotating Topics, 3 courses.
ASTU 5015, MFA Project In Lieu of Thesis Research, 1 course.
ASTU 5020, MFA Project in Lieu of Thesis, 1 course.

Teaching at Other Institutions

University of Minnesota, Introduction to Sculpture, ARTS 1802, Fall 2019.

University of Minnesota, Advanced Sculpture, ARTS 5860, Spring 2019.

University of Minnesota, MFA Creative Thesis, ARTS 8450, Spring 2019.

University of Minnesota, Sculpture and Installation, ARTS 3860, Spring 2019.

University of Minnesota, MFA Independent Study, Fall 2018.

University of Minnesota, MFA Thesis, ARTS 8404, Fall 2018.

University of Minnesota, Introduction to Sculpture, ARTS 1802, Summer 2018.

University of Minnesota, Introduction to Sculpture, ARTS 1802, Spring 2018.

Non-Credit Instruction

Workshop, Idyllwild Art Academy, 45. (September 2019September 2019).

Directed Student Learning

Master's Thesis Committee Member,"TBA," Studio Art. (November 19, 2020 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"TBD," Studio Art. (September 19, 2020 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"TBA," Studio Art. (20222024).

Master's Thesis Committee Member,"TBA," Studio Art. (20222024).

Master's Thesis Committee Member,"Constructed Self," Studio Art. (2022).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair,"5020 - 702," Studio Art. (May 2022).

Master's Thesis Committee Member,"TBA," Studio Art. (September 17, 2020May 1, 2021).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Catalogue Essay
Baldari, P., Sturdevant, A. (2021). Formerly Known as Eisenhower Avenue. 1, 40. Minneapolis: Soo Visual Art Center.
Baldari, P., Schmid, C. (2021). Games without frontiers.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Baldari, P. (2020). “I Am Desperate”: Some Notes on Institutional Violence. https://mnartists.walkerart.org/i-am-desperate-some-notes-on-institutional-violence

Presentations Given

Demonstration

Baldari, P. (Author), In the Spot Light With Pedram Baldari, Radio Rhizome Pipeline 3, Brooklyn Rail Magazine, Brooklyn Rail Magazine, United States of America. (20212021).

Baldari, P. (Presenter), Sound as a mode of Interactive Installation, Sound as a mode of Interactive Installation, University of Minnesota School of Music, University of Minnesota School of Music, United States of America. (20212021).

Invited Talk

Baldari, P. (Presenter), Post Materialism In Sculpture, Post Material In Sculpture, Macalester College, Macalester College Saint Paul Minnesota, United States of America. (20212021).

Keynote/Plenary Address

Baldari, P. (Author & Presenter), Performance Art and Social Practice, Performance Art and Social Practice, دیدار گروه, Iran, Iran. (20212021).

Lecture

Baldari, P. (Presenter), Art as a Portal, niversity of Wisconsin River Falls, River Falls Wisconsin, United States of America. (2019).

Oral Presentation

Baldari, P. (Discussant), Radio K on Social Art, Your Games and Your Gains, Radio K, Radio Program, United States of America. (20212021).

Baldari, P. (Presenter), Art Space as a Play Ground, Art Space as a Play Ground, Idyllwild Art Academy, Idyllwild, CA, United States of America. (2019).

Baldari, P. (Author & Presenter), Texas Sculpture Symposium, My practice as means of Resistance, Texas Tech University, Lubbock Texas, United States of America. (2018).

Panel Presentation

Baldari, P. (Panelist), Transnational Solidarity Amid Multiple Pandemics, Transnational Solidarity Amid Multiple Pandemics, Center for the Study of Global Change, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America. (2020).

Baldari, P. (Panelist), Collaboration Culmination & Performance, Collaboration Culmination & Performance, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America. (2019).

Baldari, P. (Panelist), Respons-a, Respons-a, Rimon Minnesota Jewish Art Council, Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America. (2019).

Baldari, P. (Panelist), Use of the Used, Use of the Used, Textile Center National Center for fiber arts, Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America. (2019).

Baldari, P. (Panelist), Texas Sculpture Symposium, Conflict, Texas Tech University, Lubbock Texas, United States of America. (2018).

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Art - Affiliations and Collections. Baldari, P., "توهم نشانه تمام," , LA, CA, United States of America. (November 2021 – Present).

Art - Arts Festival. Baldari, P., Nardelli, M. B., "Requiem Between a Barrel and a Heart," Pedram Baldari/Marco Buongiorno Nardelli, , Santa fe NM, United States of America. (2022).

Art - Exhibition, Competitive. Baldari, P., "Annual Juried Art Competition," , El Dorado AR, United States of America. (2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "Honor the Earth," , Saint Paul MN, United States of America. (2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "On The Move," , Rochester MN, United States of America. (2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "Space: Chapter Two/Architectural Representation," , Chicago IL, United States of America. (2022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "The Other Four," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2022).

Art - Exhibition, One-Person. Baldari, P., "RadioRhizome Line 5 Soundscape," , Michigan, United States of America. (2022).

Art - Exhibition, One-Person. Baldari, P., "The Heart of a Mountain," Hawraman, Kurdistan, Iran. (2022).

Art - Exhibition, Two-Person. Buongiorno Nardelli, M., Baldari, P., "Requiem between a barrel and a heart," Marco Buongiorno Nardelli/Pedram Baldari, CURRENTS FESTIVAL 2022: CIRCUITS, Santa Fe, NM, United States of America. (20222022).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "On The Move," , Rochester, United States of America. (November 2021February 2022).

Art - Exhibition, Invitational. Baldari, P., "Let Us Pray For the Water Between Us," Postcommodity, , Remai Modern Museum, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. (September 2021December 2021).

Art - Exhibition, One-Person. Baldari, P., "Pipeline 3 Radio Rhizome," , Palisade MN, United States of America. (October 2021October 2021).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "The Other Four," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (May 2021August 2021).

Art - Exhibition, One-Person. Baldari, P., "Your Games And Your Gains," Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (June 2021July 2021).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "“Art is my Weapon,”," , Saint Paul MN, United States of America. (April 2021June 2021).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., "Radio Rhizome What is Water To you," Mississippi Head Waters at Honor the Earth Camp, United States of America. (May 2021May 2021).

Art - Arts Festival. Baldari, P., "توهم نشانه تمام," Tehran Iran, United States of America. (March 2021May 2021).

Art - Exhibition, Three-Person. Baldari, P., "Radio Rhizome What is Land to you," Honor The Earth Camp Palisade MN, United States of America. (March 2021March 2021).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., "Radio Rhizome," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (March 2020December 2020).

Art - Arts Festival. Baldari, P., "توهم نشانه تمام (A sign and its Illusions Ended)," , Tehran, Iran, Iran. (2020).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "Art is my Weapon," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2020).

Music Production - Producer. Baldari, P., "Variations of Sounds production for orchestra," United States of America. (August 2019December 2020).

Art - Exhibition, One-Person. Baldari, P., "All the Days That We recount," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (November 2020).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., "Variations of Sounds: Traveling Between a Barrel and a Heart," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (October 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "The Other Four," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (September 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "Weapon in the hands of Artists and Art is my Weapon," , United States of America. (August 2020).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "1roof 2air," , Brookings, SD, United States of America. (2019).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "Dialogue," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2019).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "Physical Study of The Education of Art#2," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2019).

Art - Exhibition, Group. Baldari, P., "The Other Four," , Fargo ND, United States of America. (2019).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Radovanlija, M., Egan, S., Afrisando, J., Rochester, C., ""Variations of Sounds, Travelling Between a Barrel and a Heart"," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2019).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Sarvestani, S., Amjadi, K., "Eyes Should be Washed," , Fargo, ND, United States of America. (2019).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Hakim, N., Sarvestani, S., "Filling the Void, Immigration Laws and How to Use them," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2019).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Hakim, N., "Radio Rhizome," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2019).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Oicherman, K., Hakim, N., Oicherman, B., "Respons-a," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2019).

Art - Exhibition, Two-Person. Baldari, P., "Re-Purposing A Purpose,," , Idyllwild, CA, United States of America. (September 2019October 2019).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., "Donkeyfull Mind," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (August 2019).

Art - Exhibition, Two-Person. Baldari, P., "The Earth is Broken-The Earth is Whole," Hopkins Center for the Arts, MN, United States of America. (April 2019May 2019).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Hakim, N., "One of Many," , Hopkins MN, United States of America. (April 2019).

Art - Exhibition, Two-Person. Baldari, P., "Radio Rhizome," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (March 2019).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Afrisando, J., Egan, S., Radovanlija, M., "Variations of Sounds: Traveling Between a Barrel and a Heart," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (March 2019).

Art - Exhibition, Two-Person. Baldari, P., "How to suspend 1,035 meters above the “Human Rights Article of Freedom of Movement” Jenga," Yeah Maybe, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (2018).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., "100 Lullabies," , Milwaukee WI, United States of America. (2018).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Hakim, N., Sarvestani, S., Fleischer, J., "Cap-DeCap-Ital," , Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2018).

Art – Performance of Artworks. Baldari, P., Hakim Javadi, N., Amjadi, K., Schmid, C., Tavera, T., Breen, R., Schuerman, J., "Eyes Should be Washed," Minneapolis MN, United States of America. (2018).

Media Contributions

Magazine
"MACDOWELL COLONY AWARDS FELLOWSHIPS," Art Forum. (January 14, 2020).
"An Un/Education," Walker Art magazine. (September 4, 2019).
"Citizenship Series Spring 2019: Filling the Void," Walker Art Magazine. (April 4, 2019).
"Addressing immigrant rights, Radio Rhizome combines art and academia," Weisman Museum Magazine. (March 12, 2019).
"Target Studio Collaboration Culmination and Performance," Weisman Museum. (February 10, 2019).
"Incubator Project | Radio Rhizome," Weisman Museum Magazine. (February 1, 2019).
Newspaper
"With museums and galleries closed by coronavirus, Minnesotans swarm outdoor sculpture parks," Star Tribune. (June 5, 2020).
"Bold art show in Hopkins tackles the messy U.S.-Iran relationship," Star Tribune. (April 4, 2019).
TV
"“The Other Four” Art Exhibit Explores Senses Other Than Sight," KVRR. (July 26, 2019).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Baldari, P. (Principal), "Sculpture Space," Sponsored by Sculpture Space Foundation, International, $10000 Funded. (2022 – Present).
Baldari, P. (Principal), "GoodHart Artist Residency and Fellowship," Sponsored by GoodHart Foundation, National, $5000 Funded. (2022).
Baldari, P. (Principal), "Jentel Artist Fellowship," Sponsored by Jentel Artist Residency, International, $10000 Funded. (2022).
Baldari, P. (Principal), "Virginia Center for Creative Arts Residency and Fellowship," Sponsored by Virginia Center for Creative Arts, International, $10000 Funded. (2022).
Baldari, P. (Principal), "Yaddo Fellowship," Sponsored by Yaddo Corporation, International, $13000 Funded. (2022).
Baldari, P., "Washington D.C Faculty Fellow," Sponsored by Washington D.C Faculty Fellowship, University of North Texas, University of North Texas, Funded. (November 2020December 2021).
Baldari, P., "Mac Dowell Art Fellowship Award," Sponsored by Mac Dowell Art Colony, International, $13000 Funded. (May 2021July 2021).
Baldari, P., "Weisman Museum Target Studio for Creative Collaboration Fellowship," Sponsored by Star Dust, International, $4000 Funded. (January 1, 2019January 1, 2020).
Baldari, P., "Vermont Studio Center Fellowship," Sponsored by Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, International, $1300 Funded. (November 19, 2019).
Grant - Research
Baldari, P. (Co-Principal), Hakim Javadi, N. (Principal), CADIZ, . F. (Co-Principal), "Luksic Scholars Joint Research Grant," Sponsored by Luksic Scholars Org, International, $50000 Funded. (20222024).
Baldari, P., "Small Grants," Sponsored by Office of Research and Economic Development, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (February 2021July 2021).
Baldari, P. (Principal), "Minnesota State Arts Board Grant," Sponsored by Minnesota State Arts Board, National, $2000 Funded. (January 2021July 2021).
Baldari, P., "Small Grants," Sponsored by Office of Research and Economic Development, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (September 30, 2020July 2021).
Baldari, P., "Metropolitan Regional Arts Council," Sponsored by Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, National, $2000 Funded. (July 2020July 2021).
Sponsored Research
Baldari, P., "Eyes Should be Washed," Sponsored by Plains Art Museum, National, $1000 Funded. (2019).
Baldari, P., "One of Many," Sponsored by South Dakota Art Museum, National, $500 Funded. (2019).
Baldari, P., "Respons-a!," Sponsored by Rimon Minnesota Jewish Art Council, National, $7000 Funded. (2019).
Baldari, P., "Re-Purposing A Purpose," Sponsored by Idyllwild Art Academy Gallery, National, $5000 Funded. (September 2019).
Baldari, P., "MN Artists Series," Sponsored by Walker Art Museum, International, $3000 Funded. (August 2019September 2019).
Baldari, P., "Variations of Sounds: Traveling Between a Barrel and a Heart," Sponsored by Weisman Museum, International, $2000 Funded. (May 2019).
Baldari, P., "Filling the Void (Love Note to Mobility), Walker Museum Citizen Series," Sponsored by Walker Art Museum, International, $1000 Funded. (February 2019April 2019).

Awards and Honors

Luksic Scholars Joint Research Award, Luksic Scholars Organization. (20222023).

National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell. (20212022).

MAC Dowell Art Colony Award, MAC Dowell Art Colony. (January 14, 2020July 4, 2021).

MAC Dowell Art Colony Award, MAC Dowell Art Colony. (May 1, 2021June 1, 2021).

Vemont Studio Center Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center. (November 19, 2019November 19, 2020).

Service

University Service

Student Org Advisor (Non-Professional Org), Anti-Avantgarde, avantgarde Student Organization. (2022 – Present).

Student Org Advisor (Non-Professional Org), BIPOC Art Student Organization. (August 2021 – Present).

Committee Member, Visiting Artist Committee. (August 2021 – Present).

Faculty Advisor, The Afghan Students Settling Advisory Team to Provost Office and International Affair's Office. (June 2021 – Present).

Committee Member, Visiting Artist Committee. (2021 – Present).

Committee Member, Visiting Assistant Professor Hiring Committee. (August 20212022).

Other, Sculpture Alumni, BFA and MFA students Show at Forth Worth Community Art Center. (November 2020March 2021).

Committee Member, Shirin Ghoraishi MFA thesis Committee. (2019August 2020).

Committee Member, Anna Van Vorhis, MFA Creative Thesis Committee. (September 2018May 2019).

Committee Member, BFA program selection. (November 2018February 2019).

Committee Member, MFA Candidate Selection. (November 2018February 2019).

Committee Member, Regis Center for Art’s Emerging Artists Exhibition. (October 2018January 2019).

Committee Member, Faculty Merit Evaluation. (September 2018December 2018).

Professional Service

Other, Kurdish Artist Association. (March 2019 – Present).

Other, Kurdish Artist Association. (2019 – Present).

Board of Advisors, Small Changes, Kurdistan. (2019 – Present).

Committee Member, Minnesota Congressional Art Competition, Minneapolis, MN. (2019).

Committee Member, The 27th Annual Powderhorn Art main exhibition, Minneapolis, MN. (2019).

Public Service

Other, Honor the Earth Camp, Minnesota. (November 2020 – Present).

Other, Artists Rebuilding South Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN. (July 2020August 2021).