Negin Sharifzadeh is a cross-disciplinary artist and storyteller based in Brooklyn, NY. Sharifzadeh has had solo exhibitions and performances in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Florence, Melbourne, and Tehran, and has been part of multiple international group exhibitions and festivals. Her animated films have won numerous awards, including Best Experimental Film at the 2012 Williamsburg International Film Festival, Best Animation at the 2012 Crown Heights International Film Festival, and Best Short Film at the 2013 New York 3rd-I Film Awards.
Her films have also been shown at many festivals internationally, including the Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia; Firenze Suona Contemporanea, Italy; San Paulo Biennale, Brazil; and Frankston Art Centre and Noir Darkroom Gallery in Melbourne, Australia.
Both her artwork and her curatorial work have been reviewed in The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Art Report, Herald Sun, Global Voices, Artibune, Art World Women, Art View, Voice of America, and BBC Persian Services. Sharifzadeh received her BFA in Sculpture from Tehran University in Iran in 2002, and her BFA in Performing Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010.