Maryamsadat Amirvaghefi

Maryamsadat Amirvaghefi

Instructor of Art, Foundations

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-5202

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Maryamsadat Amirvaghefi was born in Tehran, Iran in 1989. Amiravghefi works are the mixed media medium of painting, video art, and sculpture pieces. Amirvaghefi completed her MFA at the University of Arkansas School of Art, Fayetteville, Arkansas. She completed her BFA at the Sooreh University, Tehran, Iran in 2013. She is currently Instructor at the University of Arkansas School of Art. She has had group shows in Tehran, USA and South Korea. She curated 2 shows from Iranian and American young artist in Tehran. Iran and Fayetteville. USA. Her works have been published in Al Tiba Magazine, Studio visit magazine, and Average Art Magazine. She lives and works in Fayetteville, Arkansas. 

My works feature aspects of being an artist parallels the life of athletes. I wonder if it is possible for me to ‘win’; whether in life or the art-world. In trying to reconcile my situation, I have determined that sports, more specifically sports related imagery, are legitimate vehicles for exploring notions of ethnicity, gender, and politics. By putting myself at the center of the work and by focusing on the autobiographical, I am able to consider the political and personal views surrounding a young Muslim woman who lives with in the United States.

Extended Perception. (Color Theory)
Time and Motion. (Video Based)
Observation and Visualisation. (Drawing)
Form and Surface.

Master of Fine Arts, University of Arkansas School of Art. 2017

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sooreh Art University. Tehran. Iran. 2012

- “AL-TIBA9” Art Magazine, Visual Arts Issue #1
- The book “New Media Art 2018”, CICA Museum, South Korea.
- “Ideal Class Magazine”, Artist Issue.

- “WOTISART Art Magazine,” August Edition
- “Average Art Magazine,” January Edition
- “Average Art Magazine,” March Edition

- “Studio Visit Magazine,” Volume Thirty-Three
- “Average Art Magazine,” December Edition

2017. Summer Research Grant. University of Arkansas. School of Art