Paria Izadmehr is pursuing her MFA in Multidisciplinary at Columbia College Chicago. In addition, she studied masters level technical theater lighting design at CSULB, and graduated with a BS in Electrical and Electronic engineering from IAU in Tehran. In addition to her educational pursuits, Paria is an avid photographer. She is curious about nature, and the potential for light and design to enhance her artwork, creating extraordinary results. Most recently, Paria has been expanding her art practice to include experiments with smart fabrics and natural papers, and bioluminescence. She strives to combine her diverse educational background, interest in structure and geometric patterns, science, mathematics, video projection, and her powerful imagination to create a unique and avant-garde approach to artistic design. You can follow her on her website.