Congratulations to Golaleh Yazdani MFA '18 on receiving the Lunder Institute Residential Fellowship at Colby College’s Greene Block + Studios in downtown Waterville.
Golaleh Yazdani MFA ’18, A Woman with a Long Dark Braid Sleeps, puppet theater performance still, 2018. Photo: Joel Tsui '16, Salt '17, MFA '19
Golaleh Yazdani is a mixed media artist using video, sculpture, installation, and stop motion animation as part of her studio practice. Mixed media is Golaleh’s language. She is inspired by the theater and incorporates video, sculpture, and performance in her work. Born and raised in Tehran, Iran, she received her BFA from the University of Art in Tehran, and she earned her MFA at MECA&D in 2018. She has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Tehran, Iran, and the United States of America.
The Lunder Institute residential fellowships provide artists with spacious studios as well as opportunities for collaboration with Colby College faculty, students, staff, and the Waterville community. This studio program encompasses artists at all stages of their careers and working in a range of artistic disciplines and mediums.
Recent recipients of the fellowship also include MECA&D Program Chair, Printmaking & Professor of the MFA in Studio Art Adriane Herman and Veronica Perez MFA '16.