Saeed Abdollahi Alavijeh

Pronouns: he/him
Saeed's Portrait

Master's Student, Grad-Assistant Teaching

Faculty of Arts, Department of Art and Art History

Media contacts

Heath McCoy
Senior Communications Specialist

403.220.5089
403.607.8461 (cell)

hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca

Background

Credentials

Official member of FIAP, Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique, 2020

Biography

Saeed Abdollahi Alavijeh is an Iranian architect and photographer, and a graduate student of the University of Calgary's Master of Fine Arts program. He started his experimental photography career using a smartphone camera in 2013. Photographing portraits, documentaries, and unusual items have shaped his professional profile. In the past few years, he managed to hold 7 individual exhibitions of his works in minimalistic, portraiture, and documentary photography genres. Moreover, he won the Blue FIAP (International Federation of Photographic Art) Ribbon from Photo Art PRAGUE 2018 Czech Republic in January 2018 and the 3rd prize in the series section for the "ZOL" collection at 16th International Exhibition TULLE France 2020 and many other admissions from international FIAP exhibitions through the years from all over the world. Furthermore, he is an official member of FIAP with the distinction of AFIAP.  

Awards

  • The third best photo collection for the "Zol" collection , 21ème FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL D'ART PHOTOGRAPHIQUE 16ème SALON ”TULLE” INTERNATIONAL France. 2020
  • Blue FIAP Ribbon, The PhotoArt PRAGUE. 2018