Sara Madandar

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CalArts Campus


Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Sara Madandar is an Iranian multi-disciplinary artist based in New Orleans. She received her MFA from the  University of Texas at Austin and her BA in painting from the Azad University of Art and Architecture in Tehran. Through a range of media such as painting, video, installation, and performance, Madandar explores migration and the human experience of living in between cultures. Her work uses the aesthetics of  language, clothing, and bodies to study the complexities of cross-cultural experiences from a unique perspective. Some of Madandar’s accolades include an award from the Texas Visual Artists Association (TVAA) and an award from the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) for an exhibition curated by Jessica Beck of the Andy Warhol museum. Sara’s work has been featured at Elga Wimmer PCC, New Orleans Museum of Art, Austin City Hall, New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, Elisabeth Ney Museum, and many others.

All lectures are free, open to the public, and presented online. RSVP required. 

To register, please email with the subject RSVP PBVALS.