Katayoun Bahrami is an Iranian multidisciplinary artist and curator living and working in the Bay Area. Through her art, Bahrami delves into the intricate relationship between women’s bodies and boundaries, examining their dynamic interplay as subjects and dominators and how their limits catalyze change and transformation. Based on Iranian women’s history, Bahrami creates work combining social practice, performance, and textile-based installations. Bahrami’s artistic practice is diverse, utilizing a range of mediums, including mixed-media pieces, installations, textiles, videos, and photographs, to communicate her ideas. Her work has been exhibited extensively across the United States and internationally, with her pieces featured in galleries such as the LoosenArt Gallery in Rome, the Broad Art Center in Los Angeles, the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, and the Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition at SOMArts Gallery in San Francisco. Bahrami completed her BFA at the University of Science and Culture in Iran before earning her MA in Arts and Cultural Management—Museum Studies from Michigan State University in 2017. She continued her education at California College of the Arts, where she received her MFA in Studio Arts in 2022.