Zahra Komeylian

2019 Program Artist

Zahra Komeylian (born in Tokyo, Japan; lives in Toronto, ON, Canada) is a ceramics artist, educator, and social justice advocate. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Psychology in Education from Columbia University, New York City and has written and presented on the intersection of contemplative claywork and from an anti-oppressive practice and therapeutic lens. Komeylian’s interdisciplinary art practice encompasses process-based engagement with ceramic sculpture, installation, video, and performance art.


ground, breath, moisture, cusp

This workshop with Zahra Komeylian explores a place of meeting between the clay, body, and breath. Through the medium of clay, participants are invited into an embodied reflection on being in relation with the collective and the ground, cultivating spaces for support and anchoring during times of change and shift. How can we be anchored […]