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. She has been a visiting artist and lecturer at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA, St. Mary's College in Maryland, UMass Boston, Northeastern University, MassArt, and the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University.

Awards include: The Purchase Prize at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in NYC in 2014,  Artist in Residence at the Joan Mitchell Foundation in New Orleans and The Joan Mitchell Foundation Award for painters in 2013 and 2008, The Dedalus Foundation Award for a fellowship at Vermont Studio Center in 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.