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artist , educator , writer

Aphrodite Desiree Navab, Iranian artist, educator, writer. Recipient David McCord prize Outstanding Visual Artist, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1993. Member of Society International Studies, National Art Education Association, College Art Association.

Background

Navab, Aphrodite Desiree was born on October 31, 1971 in Esfahan, Iran. Arrived in the United States, 1980. Daughter of Ali and Katina Navab.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1993. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 2000. Master of Education, Columbia University, 2000.

Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 2004.

Career

Assistant professor University Florida, Gainesville, since 2004. Adjunct assistan professor University Florida, 2000—2002, graduate faculty supervisor, since 2000, faculty minority mentor, 2001—2002, visiting assistant professor, 2002—2004, faculty advisor undergraduate photography, since 2002, chair photography School Arts & Art History, 2003—2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. One-woman shows include Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Brown Gallery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, Charles Culpeper Photography Gallery, New York City.

Membership

Member of Society International Studies, National Art Education Association, College Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, languages, literature.

Connections

Married Richard C. Foltz, August 21, 1994. Children: Shahrzad Foltz-Navab, Bijan Foltz-Navab.

father:
Ali Navab

mother:
Katina Navab

spouse:
Richard C. Foltz

children:
Shahrzad Foltz-Navab

Bijan Foltz-Navab