KAYLA MOHAMMADI received her BFA in 1998 from the University of Washington in Seattle and her MFA in 2002 from Boston University. Currently she is a Lecturer in Fine Arts at Massachusetts College of Arts in Boston.

She has been a visiting artist and lecturer at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA, St. Mary's College in Maryland, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Northeastern University, Boston, MA and the University of Washington, Seattle.

Awards include: Purchase Prize and Exhibition Invitational from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, in 2014; The 2008 Joan Mitchell Foundation Award for Painters, The Dedalus Foundation Award for 2008, The Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant for 2006, Blanche E. Coleman Award for 2004, the Constantin Alajalov Scholarship, and Vermont Studio School Fellowship in 2001. In 2009 she was a juror for the Boston Young Contemporary Exhibition and the Rhode Island Council for the Arts Award.

She has exhbitited in New York, New Englnd and Beijing, China.