CV

Education:

2017-2018 MA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University. Studied under the tutorship of Ian Rowlinson.

2014-2017 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Current:

SUSTAIN: Artist Digital Exchange, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester & Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, DK, Oct 2021 – Mar 2022

Selected commisions:

2021 Performance commissioned by PROFORMA as part of the Loiter program, Manchester, UK

2016 Mixed Media leaf-cut  (50×40 cm) commissioned by The 20th Century for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar movie, Los Angeles, USA.

Selected residency:

2019 PROFORMA Pavilion, Corte Super Nova, Venice, Italy

Solo exhibitions:

2020-2021   Autopsy Of A Home, Solo exhibition commissioned by CFCCA, Manchester,UK

Selected group exhibitions:

2019 Agent Of Change, John Ruskin Art Prize at Holden Gallery, Manchester,UK

2019 PROFORMA Pavilion, at Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2019 Sources, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK 

2019 State of the Arts, Selfridges (Manchester Exchange Square), UK 

2018 The Ground Beneath Your Feet, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK

2018 Winter Collection, Saul Hey Gallery, Manchester, UK

2018 The Manchester Contemporary Art Fair 2018, represented by Asia Triennial, Manchester, UK

2018 Warrington Contemporary Art Festival, WARRINGTON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY, Warrington, UK.

2018 PROFORMA Contemporary Art Festival, The Dancehouse Theatre , Manchester. UK

2018 Emergence, Air Gallery, Altrincham, UK

2018 Greater Manchester Art Prize Exhibition, Stockport Art Gallery, Stockport, UK

2018 Contested Territories/Altered States, Plant NOMA, Manchester, UK

2017     The Manchester Contemporary, represented by Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, Uk

2017 The Manchester Art Fair, represented by Abode Gallery,Manchester, UK.

2017 In Visible Lines, Scaffold Gallery, Manchester, UK.

2017 Air Open, Air Gallery, Altrincham, UK.

2016 Saul Hey Gallery at Portico Library, Manchester, UK.

2016 One, Saul Hey Gallery, Manchester, UK.

2014-2015   All Wrapped Up, Manchester Royal Exchange, Manchester, UK.

2014 Sale Art Trail, Waterside Arts Centre, Manchester, UK.

2014 The Coffee Art Project, The Old Truman Brewery, London, UK.

2013-2014   Exposition, Corn Exchange, Manchester, UK.

2013 The Coffee Art Project, Dray Walk Gallery, London, UK.

2013 The Coffee Art Project, Presso Arcam Factory, Milano, Italy, (Shortlisted)

Selected Bibliography and Publication:

Natalie Bradbury, Loiter, Art Monthly, March 2021

Natalie Bradbury, Loiter, Corridor 8, Feb 2021

Bob Dickinson, The Ground Beneath Your Feet, Art Monthly, Feb 2019

Holly Pollard, Art Preview, Now Then Magazine, Dec 2018. http://nowthenmagazine.com/manchester/issue-61/art-review/

Countryfile “Special Autumn” ,21/10/ 2018

Till Kaposty-Bliss, “Schnittstellen”, DAS MAGAZIN, Germany, Sep/2018

BBC1,  The One Show,(13/09/2017) 

Goldberg, “Artist Omid Asadi’s gorgeous leaf cutting”, The San Francisco Globe, September 3, 2017. http://sfglobe.com/2016/02/01/artist-omid-asadis-gorgeous-carved-leaves/

Daria Tarasova, “When nature is a co-author”, Espresso TV, July 16, 2016. http://espreso.tv/article/2016/07/16/iranskyy_khudozhnyk

“Artistic Paintings on Foliage”, Al-Arabiya TV, Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2014.

Interview, Sky News Arabia TV, Abu Dhabi, UEA, July 7, 2014.

Amy Glendinning, “Pictured: Artist’s stunning creations – carved from fallen leaves“, Manchester Evening News, August 12, 2014. http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/whats-on/arts-culturenews/pictured-artists-stunning-creations—7600785

Jack Crone, “Art that’s just a walk in the park”, Daily Mail, August 12, 2014. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2722851/Artist-Omid-Asadi-creates-designs-using-leaves-scalpel.html

Public Collection:

Siam Discovery shopping mall, Bangkok, Thailand.

Award:

2021 Longlisted for UK New Artist Of The Year Award

2021 Cultural Fund for Freelancers- Grant award

2020 Art Council of England Emergency Response Funding 

2019 John Ruskin (Shortlisted)

2018 Great Manchester Arts Prize runner Up

2017 Leonard little Prize

2017 Castlefield Gallery Mentorship Award 

2017 The Air Open Award