Kayla Mohammadi, born in San Francisco, California. She currently resides in Brookline, Massachusetts and South Bristol, Maine
Mohammadi received her BFA in 1998 from the University of Washington in Seattle and her MFA in 2002 from Boston University. Currently she is a Lecturer in Fine Arts at Massachusetts College of Arts. She has been a visiting artist and lecturer at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA; St. Mary's College in Maryland; UMass Boston; Northeastern University; and the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University.
Awards include: The 2008 Joan Mitchell Foundation Award for painters, The Dedalus Foundation Award for 2008, The Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant for 2006, Blanche E. Coleman Award for 2004, the Constantin Alajalov Scholarship, and Vermont Studio School Fellowship in 2001. In 2009 she was a juror for the 2009 Boston Young Contemporary Exhibition and the 2009 Rhode Island Council for the Arts Award.
She has exhibited in New York, Boston, Rockland and Portland Maine, and Florida
Clarendon Group USA
NYU Langone Medical Center
Bedford St. Martins
The Victory Fund
Pamela Kiecker Royall and William A. Royall, Jr.
Barry Berkus Design Studio
University of Washington, Mary Gates Hall
Numerous Private Collections
Interview on Painter’s Table:
Painter's Table Interview