Zuhal Feraidon



BIOGRAPHY:               Born Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh, Afghanistan

                                    Currently living in Charlottesville, VA, USA



2015                            BA Studio Art and Biology, University of Virginia, McIntire Department of Art,

                                    Charlottesville, Virginia, USA



2016-2017              Aunspaugh Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Receives honorarium, materials stipend, and studio space. Participates in an advanced seminar. Responsibilities include acting as a teaching assistant, interacting with visiting artists, and organizing exhibitions. 



2017|April                Aunspaugh Post-baccalaureate Thesis Exhibition, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2016|October          New City Arts Solo Exhibition titled Peace Doves, WVTF & Radio IQ Studio Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2016|September     Yard Dreams Group Exhibition, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2016|June               Past Meets Present X Aunspaugh Exhibition at the University of Va, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2016|December      UVa Global Lens Photography Exhibit, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2015|October          The IX Art Park Levitt Amp Music Series Gallery Exhibit, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2015|August            Balkh University Visiting Artist Exhibition, Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh, Afghanistan      

2015|August            Kabul University Department of Fine Arts painting exhibition, Kabul, Afghanistan

2015|April                University of Virginia, McIntire Department of Art Thesis Exhibition, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2014|March              University of Virginia, McIntire Department of Art Third Year Group Exhibition, Charlottesville, VA, USA



2016|2017                Teaching Assistant, Studio Arts at the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia.

2016|November       Lorna Sundberg International Center Artist Talk, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2016|June                Curator for the Past Meets Present X Aunspaugh Alumni Exhibition at the University of Virginia.

2015|March              Gallery set-up assistant for environmental artist Eva Struble at the UVa Architecture School

2014|March              Participated in organizing the UVA Studio Art Third Year Exhibition



2017|March             Unafraid, Illimitable Magazine, Volume 4, UVA, Charlottesville, VA, USA

2016|October          New City Arts Asks: Zuhal Feraidon, New City Arts, Charlottesville, VA, USA


2016|October         'A Dangerous Woman': UVA Artist Calls Attention to Plight of Afghan Women, University of Virginia,

                                Charlottesville, USA


2016|August           The Dangerous Women Project, The Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh,

                                Edinburgh, UK