Bijan Yashar is a faculty member within CCA's First Year Program. He was born in Tehran and has been living in California since age 10 (he moved with his family in 1979). In addition to pursuing fine art photography and video work, he is a freelance video editor and a digital-media consultant. His photography and video works have been exhibited and screened at Torrance Art Museum, Napa Valley Art Museum, de Young Museum, and Pacific Film Archive.
Yashar also teaches digital photography and digital imaging at Berkeley City College, Las Positas College, and UC Berkeley's Academic Talent Development Program. He earned his MFA in new genres and his MA in educational psychology. He also was a visiting artist at Saint Mary's College.
Adjunct Professor, First Year