Azadeh (Azi) Gholizadeh, is a Chicago-based artist and architect. Born in Tehran, Gholizadeh received her MA in architecture from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) in 2009, and her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012.

 

In her current practice Azadeh explores body, landscape and fragmentation of identity and place by examining one’s own emotional connections to belonging. She has participated in group shows at Hyde Park Art center, Heaven Gallery and Goldfinch's Flatfile among others. Gholizadeh was an artist in residence at the BOLT Residency and ACRE.