apolat@alumni.risd.edu

Education
2018-2021

2017


Group Shows
2021



2020



2018
2017



Publications
2021

2020


Residencies
2022
2020


Awards and Accolades
2019-2021


2020



Professional Experience
2021             








2020
2016-2018
2017-2018
2017 


BFA in Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
Figure Sculpture, The Rome Art Workshops, Rome, Italy



Unravel: An Anti-Exhibition, RISD Museum, Online Show
Viral Content, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
Feminized, Gelman Gallery, Provdience, RI
Iranian Censorship, Rosva Magazine, Online Show
Dyadic, Online Gallery:Construction Area, Area Gallery, Boston, MA 
Evidence of a Slave Sale, Dorner Prize, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Sensualism, Demo Blank, Los Angeles, CA
Gender Equity, Susan Barrett Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Art at the Bank, The Bank: Subterranean Art Space, Van Nuys, CA


Solondz, Simone. “Class of 2021 Q&A | Sculpture” Rhode Island School of Design
Polat, Aryana. “Why Does My Brown Dad Think He’s White?” Solo Show: Behind the Times, vol. 5, Aug. 2020, pg. 3.  


Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN
Yale Norfolk School of Art, Norfolk, CT (cancelled due to covid-19)



The Cornelius C. Richard, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Jeanne Stahl-Webber Sculpture Fund
John A. Chironna Scholarship
Dorner Prize, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Nominee for Senior Honors Interdisciplinary Critique course, RISD, Provdence, RI



Studio Assistant for Henry Taylor, Los Angeles, CA
Studio Assistant for Aaron Gilbert, Los Angeles, CA
Art Preparator at Vielmetter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Art Handler at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Studio Manager at Motet Design Group, Los Angeles, CA
Art Preparator and Installer at UCLA: The Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Teaching Assistant at RISD for Spacial Dynamics, Providence, RI
Foundry shop monitor at RISD, Providence, RI
Sculpture Assistant for Rachel Lachowicz, Santa Monica, CA
Gallery Assistant at Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Intern at Revolver Gallery, Santa Monica, CA