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ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHY BY SHELLEY GAZINTo acquire: Limited Edition Prints, Rights of Usage or Licensing.

Copyright ©2023 Shelley Gazin. All rights reserved.

Installation Photo ~ Featured Artist ~ Becoming Persian:
Photographs, Video and Text Threads by Shelley Gazin

Light & Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews 
Fowler Museum at UCLA - October 2012 - March 2013   

Installation Photo Courtesy of  Jason Massaband 
Copyright © 2023. Shelley Gazin Archive. All Rights Reserved.

Photo of Shelley Gazin in the historic Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library, courtesy of Gail Stein. 

This landmark building was USC's first freestanding library and has served as an intellectual center and cultural treasure for generations of students, faculty and staff since it opened in 1932. 

The GAZIN ARCHIVE has been an annual contributor among the LA as Subject forum’s exhibiting members for over 17 years. The LAAS seminal Archives Bazaar was organized to serve the public in 2005 and previously held at the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.

SHELLEY GAZIN (b. Los Angeles) is an award-winning artist and photojournalist, educator and historian of contemporary culture. Her commissioned portraiture and documentary-style imagery illuminates the 20th and 21st Century social, political, entrepreneurial and spiritual landscape.


The GAZIN ARCHIVE pays tribute to forward-thinking artists, scientists, civic leaders, business professionals, friends, and neighbors.


SHELLEY GAZIN has been a recipient of numerous grants and awards in support of her work and expresses gratitude to Righteous Persons Foundation,The Durfee Foundation, Center for Jewish Creativity, California Humanities Documentary Project, Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History, 3o Years After, UCLA Hillel Dortort Center for Creativity, Neri and Manisheh Yomtoubian Foundation, B’nai Horin Congregation, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Fellowship, and many others for their recognition.