Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Selected exhibitions
2020 Mother Tongue, The Immigrant Artist Biennial (TIAB) https://virtual2020.theimmigrantartistbiennial.com/mother-tongue
2020 NADA Art Fair
2019 DISARM, Automatic Studios, Brooklyn, NY
2019 An Archive of Feeling, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, VT
2019 In the Words, In the Bones, Boston Center to the Arts, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA
2019 Vital Signs, The Ionion Center for Arts and Culture, Kefalonia Island, Greece
2018 (=)HEKLER, Signs and Symbols Gallery, New York, NY
2018 Yangpyeong Art Museum, South Korea
2018 Vital Signs, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
2018 Allow me to Reintroduce Myself, The Cigar Factory, Long Island City, NY
2018 BnK Gallery, Busan, South Korea 2017 INDIGNATION, Writ & Vision, Provo, UT
2017 Power of Feminine, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
2017 Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
2016 Low/Impact, Throop Studio, Chicago, IL
2015 108km in Exile, President’s Gallery, New York, NY
2014 The South Face®, Long Island City, NY
2013 SlideFest, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2013 (The Show is On) The Other Foot, Long Island City, NY
2012 In Tension, ICP-Bard Studios, NYC, NY
2012 End of Poverty, ICIS-United Nation, John Jay College of Criminal Justice /CUNY New York, NY

Awards and Residencies
Baxter St-Camera Club of New York Workspace Resident /Grant Recipient (2020)
Fulbright Scholar (Greece), U.S. Department of State (2018-2019)
Hydra Island (ASFA), Greece (2019)
Rodes (ASFA), Greece (2019)

Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Greece (2019)

Molyvos, Lesvos Residency (ASFA), Greece (2018)
Asylum Arts (2018)

The Laurel Mackie Memorial Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2015-2017)
Director's Fellowship, International Center of Photography (2011-2012)

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship (Greece 2011 and South Korea 2008)

Talk & Lectures
Focus (Photography School), Athens, Greece
University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
Boston Center to the Arts, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA
The Culture Club (TCC), New York
New York University (NYU) for Gerard Pryor, New York
SlideFest, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
The Eye Set Free: Ecological Art and Postindustrial Capitalism, CUNY Conference, NY
Ecological Art Yeosu Expo 2012, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Ecological Art Yeosu Expo 2012, Yeosu National University, Yeosu, South Korea

Reviews
Boston Globe (July 12, 2019) by Cate McQuaid, Looking into the darkness, at Mills Gallery
https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/art/2019/07/10/looking-into-darkness-mills-gallery/yshG1feXA9lZ1CCSlVVyNI/story.html
The Bay State Banner (June 6, 2019) by Celina Colby, Mills Gallery exhibition explores ancestry in tumultuous histories https://www.baystatebanner.com/2019/06/06/mills-gallery-exhibition-explores-ancestry-in-tumultuous-histories/

Education
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL - M.F.A.
Bard College -International Center of Photography, New York, NY - M.F.A. in Photography (transferred to SAIC)
City University of New York, New York, NY -B.A. Justice and Humanities Studies