if so what? art fair in San Francisco

I am honored to announce the exhibition of three works from my new Manifestation mixed media abstract paintings series at if so what art fair in San Francisco, represented by Roya Khadjavi Projects.

The Poetics of Diaspora: Iranian Contemporary Art

Happy to be exhibiting my Revelation 12 in a show by @advocartsy and @artnet Auction. See the website below in the comments. To my L.A. friends, the live preview is tomorrow at @Space, downtown Los Angeles, California.

Documentary on Emancipation

I’m happy to share this documentary on Emancipation, my recent interactive multimedia installation as 2017 Artist in Residence in the College of Arts, Culture and Humanities at Stony Brook University in New York. I hope you’ll watch this video and consider the issues associated with my creation. Look for appearances in the documentary by Dr. Maryam Ekhtiar (Associate Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art), Roya Khadjavi (Founder and Curator of RK Art & Design LLC and Co-President of Art in General), and Dr. Peter Khost (Professor at Stony Brook University).


My Solo Exhibition and Installation, Emancipation

Invitation for the opening reception of my installation project, Emancipation, as 2017 Artist In Residence in the College of Arts, Culture and Humanities at Stony Brook University.

Monday April 10th, 4-8pm
Tabler Center for Arts, Culture and Humanities
500 Circle Drive, Stony Brook, NY 11790

ASL 2016 Grant Winners Exhibition

You are invited to the opening reception of The 2016 Grant Winners Exhibition of Art Students League of New York, featuring my mixed media piece Transcendence 16, conceived during my 2014 painting fellowship in Paris.

Monday November 14th, 5:30-7:30pm
The Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery
215 West 57th St., New York,
NY 10019
(between 7th & Broadway)

States of Being Abstract

I am very happy to announce my participation in the three-person exhibition, States of Being in Abstract, at the Elga Wimmer Gallery in New York City. Curated by Roya Khadjavi.
Hope to see you there!
Opening reception – Tue. October 25th, 6-9pm
Artist talk – Thu. October 27th, 6pm 

526 W26th Street #310 New York, NY, 10001

4-person group exhibition at Gallery North in Setauket

I am happy to announce that up to nine paintings from my Revelation and Transcendence series will be included in a 4-person group exhibition, In The Abstract, at Gallery North in Setauket, New York. (Here is the gallery address: 90 North Country Road, Setauket, NY 11733. )
The reception for this exhibition, In the Abstract, is Friday July 29th from 5-7pm, and the show will run through Aug. 26th.

My Painted Piano for Sing For Hope (2016)

My painted piano for Sing For Hope- with my wonderful friends and family @ today’s launch event in 28 Liberty Street. Feeling blessed to be among 50 artists from across US and Canada to paint pianos for Sing For Hope (2016). Painted pianos will be displayed outdoors around the 5 boroughs of NYC for 10 days in June and then donated to community centers and schools.

Aida Izadpanah’s Art Magazine Cover Story!

I have been honored with the cover story of the Fall 2015 issue of LINES from the LeagueClick on this link to read about my journey as an artist in the cover story, “Revelation and Transcendence,” in the online version of this magazine. You can request a hard copy by replying to this email. LINES from the League is the student and alumni magazine of the renowned Art Students League of New York.
Since its founding in 1875, many great artists have been instructors, lecturers, and students at the Art Students League, including: Alexander Calder, Monir Farmanfarmaian, Helen Frankenthaler, Winslow Homer, Lee Krasner, Roy Lichtenstein, Louise Nevelson, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Man Ray, Norman Rockwell, Mark Rothko, Cy Twombly, and Ai Weiwei.

Lived-auctioned my painting

Happy to have lived-auctioned my painting (Revelation 17, 40×40″) at gala benefiting education in Berkeley, CA, hosted by Maz Jobrani.