Timeline

1963
Born in Shiraz, Iran. Lives and works in Iran.
1984
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, USA

Exhibitions

2009
Raad O BARGH, 17 Iranian Artists, Kunstraum Deutsch Bank, Salzburg, Austria
2008
East West Dialogues, Mysticism, Satire and the Legendary Past, LTMH – Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2008
CHRISTIES Auction House, International Modern and Contemporary Art, 30 April, Dubai, UAE
2008
Art Dubai, March 18 – 22, Dubai, UAE
2008
BONHAMS Auction House, Inaugural Middle East Auction, Dubai, UAE
2008
‘Word into Art’, British Museum at DIFC, Dubai, UAE
2007
“Candy Store”, The Third Line, Dubai, U.A.E. (solo)
2007
“Sweet Dreams”, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2006
“Threshold of Hap”, Extraspazio, Rome (solo)
2006
Albareh Gallery, Bahrain (solo)
2006
“Paintings”, The Third Line, Dubai, U.A.E. (solo)
2006
“Operation Supermarket”, a part of “Images of the Middle East”, Kolding Design School, collaboration with Shirin Aliabadi, Denmark (solo)
2006
“Operation Supermarket”, collaboration with Shirin Aliabadi, The Counter Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2006
ETHNIC MARKETING, curated by Tirdad Zolghadr, 13 Vanak, Tehran, Iran
2006
IMAGES OF THE MIDDLE EAST, Coppenhagen, Denmark
2006
ART WITHOUT BORDERS, ACCEA, Yerevan, Armenia
2006
IRAN.COM,Museum of New Art, Freiburg, Germany
2006
V-Day, Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, Chelsea NY, USA
2006
WORDS INTO ART, curated by Venetia Porter, British Museum, May, London, UK
2006
CHRISTIES Auction House, contemporary Middle East Art Auction, 2 viewings in London, Auction in Dubai, UAE
2005
“ETHNO KITSCH” Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, January, New York
2005
WELCOME, curated by Farhad Moshiri, Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, New York
2005
It’s hard to touch the real (Tour),Bildmuseet Ume, University College of Fine Arts, Ume
2005
It’s hard to touch the real (Tour),Yeans (artist-run-space), Gothenburg
2005
It’s hard to touch the real (Tour),Unge Kunstnerers Samfund UKS (The Association of Young Artists), Oslo
2005
It’s hard to touch the real (Tour),Tallinn Kunsthalle, Tallinn
2004
Guido Schlinkert Gallery, Solo show, Rome, December
2004
Art Space Gallery, Dubai, October
2004
“ETHNIC MARKETING”, Centre D’art Contemporain, Geneva. Group exhibition curated by Tirdad Zolghadr, October
2004
Kashya Hildebrand Gallery Solo exhibition, New York, April
2004
“Iran under the skin” CCCB, Barcelona, (Curator: Firouz Firouz) April
2004
“House of World Cultures”, Berlin, (Curator: Rose Issa) March
2004
“TURNING POINTS”, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, (Curator: Media Farzin) March, NY
2004
Kashya Hildebrand Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2004
Art Space Gallery, curated by Isabelle van den Eynde de Rivieren, Dubai, UAE (solo)
2004
e x t r a s p a z i o gallery, Rome, Italy (solo)
2003
Leighton House Museum, curated by Rose Issa, London, UK (solo)
2003
Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2003
“Haft”, Ville De Boulogne-Billancourt, l’Espace Landowski, (Curator: Michket Krifa) November
2003
“Continuous stroke of a breath” (Curator: Afsaneh Firouz) Harvard, Boston
2003
Galerie Kashya Hildebrand Solo painting exhibition, Geneva, September
2003
Leighton House Museum, May (Curator, Rose Issa) London
2003
Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Sweden, April
2003
Sharjah Biennial, Modern Art Museum, U.A.E April
2003
Casa Asia Curator, Maria Chus Martinez)Barcelona, July
2002
13 Vanak Street Gallery, Curator: Fereydoun Ave, Tehran, Iran
2002
Zen Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2002
New Paintings, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran (solo)
2001
Heaven, installation, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran (solo)
2000
New Works, 13 Vanak ST., Tehran, Iran (solo)
2000
Painting exhibition,13 Vanak Street Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1999
Painting exhibition, Bokhara Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1994–1998
Produced children’s books, computer animation and Films for UNICEF
1993
Biennale of Tehran, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
1992
Painting exhibition, Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1989
Painting exhibition, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1988
Installation, Black Salad Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1987
The End, a video installation, invite group exhibition, Los Angeles, USA

Literature

2005
Gulf Air Magazine, May 2005
2005
Art AsiaPacific, Spring 2005
2005
Bidoun Magazine, Spring 2005
2005
New York Times, April 8, 2005, review by Holland Cotter
2005
Canvas, March/ April 2005
2005
New York Sun, March 25, 2005
2005
Trace, March 2005
2005
Bidoun Magazine, Winter 2005
2004
Berliner Morgenpost, March 20, 2004, Berlin
2004
Der Tagesspiegel, March 19, 2004, Berlin