Faculty Profile

Pedram Baldari

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Studio Art
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

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

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ASTU 3801.501, Intermediate Sculpture: Rotating Topics, Spring 2023
ASTU 4200.501, Senior Drawing and Painting Studio, Spring 2023
ASTU 4800.501, Senior Sculpture Studio, Spring 2023
ASTU 5000.503, Topics in Studio Art, Spring 2023
ASTU 3803.501, Intermediate Sculpture: Installation Art, Fall 2022 Syllabus
ASTU 5001.506, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ART 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2022
ASTU 3801.001, Intermediate Sculpture: Rotating Topics, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5020.702, MFA Project in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2022 Syllabus
ASTU 5001.506, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2801.502, Beginning Sculpture: Traditional Methods, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3803.501, Intermediate Sculpture: Installation Art, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5015.702, MFA Project In Lieu of Thesis Research, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ASTU 4800.501, Senior Sculpture Studio, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3801.501, Intermediate Sculpture: Rotating Topics, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5001.507, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2801.501, Beginning Sculpture: Traditional Methods, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2801.502, Beginning Sculpture: Traditional Methods, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4800.501, Senior Sculpture Studio, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

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

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
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., "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, State, $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, Regional, $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, Regional, $7000 Funded. (2019).
Baldari, P., "Re-Purposing A Purpose," Sponsored by Idyllwild Art Academy Gallery, Private, $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).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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