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Nikzad Nojoomi

Born in Kermanshah, Iran, 1942

1972 M.A. in Fine Arts, The City College, New York

1963 B.A., Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran

1962 Studied fine arts, Tehran University

Solo Exhibitions:

2022 “Tails of the Lost Dreams”, Taymour Grahne Projects, London

2021 “We The Witnesses”, Helena Anrather, New York

2020 “The New York Times Drawings 1996 – 1998”, Taymour Grahne Gallery, London

2020 “Singing a New Song”, Taymour Grahne Gallery, London

2019 “Foad Sharifis Silkscreen Prints”, Etemad Gallery, Tehran

2019 “New York Times Sketchbooks”, Helena Anrather, New York

2018 “Please Sit Down”, Barakat Gallery, Seoul

2018 “Fractures”, The Third Line Gallery, Dubai

2016 “You and Me”, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York

2016 “You and Me”, Taymour Grahne Gallery, London

2014 “The Accident”, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

2013 “Chasing the Butterfly and other Recent Paintings”, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York

2010 “Educating the Horse”, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

2010 “Invitation to Change Your Metaphor”, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York

2009 “The Formulaic Nature of Appearances”, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York

2006 “Triumph of Tradition”, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York

2005 Homa Gallery, Tehran

2005 “Interactive Game”, Thom Andriola/New Gallery, Houston, TX

2004 Aria Gallery, Tehran

2004 “Private Agenda”, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York

2003 Solo painting show, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York

2001 Solo painting show, Stefan Stux Gallery, Project Room, New York

1999 Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

1997 Studio 24, New York

1993 Artist’s Space, New York

1985 Pictogram Gallery, New York

1984 Leila Taghinia Milani Gallery, New York

1983 The Alternative Museum, New York

1980 “Retrospective”, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

1978 Poko Gallery, New York

1978 Sahar Gallery, Tehran


1976 Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran
1976 Roko Gallery, New York

1968 Tehran University, Tehran

Group Exhibitions:

2022 “We”, Artibition Gallery, Tehran

2022 “5 Titans of Iranian Modern Art”, Sahar K Boluki Fine Art Gallery, Toronto

2022 “Process”, H Art Gallery, Tehran

2022 “A Selection of Modern Works from The Laal Collection”, O Gallery, Tehran

2022 “Opportunity”, Iranian Artist Forum, Tehran

2022 “Soft Edge of the Blade”, Dastan Outside Projects, London

2021 “Stellar Artists”, Sahar K Boluki Fine Art Gallery, Toronto

2021 “Dancing Where The Dreams Live”, The Bridge and Tunnel, Brooklyn

2021 “Artists’ Emergency Aid: Part 3”, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran

2021 “Collector 8”, Artibition, Tehran

2021 “Showroom No 1”, The Bridge and Tunnel, Brooklyn

2021 “Legacy Trilogy: Past Edition – Online Viewing”, ArteEast, New York

2021 “Birds”, Soo Contemporary, Tehran

2021 “A Boundless Drop To a Boundless Ocean”, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando

2021 “Sanctuary”, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran

2020 “One by One”, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran

2020 “Me”, Haan Gallery, Shiraz

2020 “Distribution of the sensible”, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran

2020 “Shabtab (7)”, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran

2020 “Translation of Growth”, Vessal Shirazi Art Gallery, Shiraz

2020 “Me”, Emrooz Gallery, Isfahan

2019 “Me”, Kabood Atelier Art Gallery, Tabriz

2019 “A Rain of Light & Death”, 17ESSEX, New York

2019 “Shabtab 6”, Ordibehesht Gallery, Tehran

2019 “10 – 20 – 30”, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran

2019 “Selected by”, Emkan Gallery, Tehran

2019 “Show of 40 posters from the 1357 revolution”, Teer Art Week, Tehran

2019 Hoor Gallery, Tehran

2019 “2018 Collection Selling”, Haan Gallery, Shiraz

2018 “Mossavar-Nameh”, Dastans Basement, Tehran

2018 “Mossavar-Nameh”, Plus 2, Tehran

2018 “Painting Exhibition”, Shokouh Gallery, Tehran

2018 “In the Fields of Empty Days”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

2018 “Summer Show”, Mah Art Gallery, Tehran

2018 “Free Sale”, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran

2018 “Soorate Didaar”, Saless Gallery, Tehran


2018 “Human Geography – Part Two”, Vista Gallery, Tehran
2018 “Amordad”, Afrand Gallery, Tehran

2018 “Shabtab 3”, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran

2016 “A Verdant Summer”, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York

2015 “Bazm and Razm: Feast and Fight in Persian Art”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New

2014 “Zoo”, Shirin Gallery, Tehran

2014 “The Feeling of Happiness”, Homa Gallery, Tehran

2014 “Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Show”, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 “Nowrouz 1392”, Artspace, London

2012 “Image/Clot”, Curated by Dan Mills, Zolla/Liberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012 “The Young Collectors Show”, Leila Heller Gallery, New York

2011 “Tale Spinning”, Curated by Dan Mills, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME

2011 “The Mask and the Mirror”, Curated by Shirin Neshat, Leila Heller Gallery, New York

2010 “One Thousand and One Nights: The Narrative Tradition in Contemporary Middle Eastern
Art”, Curated by Nancy Einreinhofer & William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

2009 “Iran Inside Out”, Curated by Sam Bardouil & Till Fellrath, Chelsea Art Museum, New York

2009 “Epic Painting”, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

2009 DePaul University Museum, Chicago, IL

2008 “Conference of the Birds”, Organized by Berardi & Sagharchi Projects Ltd. and Leila Heller
Gallery, Flawless, London

2008 Fifth Annual Immigrant Heritage Week, Chelsea Art Museum, New York

2004 “Tango”, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York

2003 “637 Running Feet: Black and White Drawings by 14 Artists”, Queens Museum of Art,
Queens, NY

2003 Momus Gallery, New York

2002 “East Village Now & Then: 20 Year Anniversary”, Studio 18 Gallery, New York

2002 Dubrow International, Curated by Norman Dubrow, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York

2002 Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002 “20th Anniversary Celebration: Stefan Stux Gallery”, New Gallery, Houston, TX

2002 “New York in Texas”, New Gallery, Houston

2001 Tribeca Open Artist Studio Tour (TOAST), New York

2000 Pierogi 2000, New York

2000 Maison Francaise, Columbia University, New York

1999 Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

1999 Center for Iranian Modern Arts, New York

1999 Rosenwald, Wolf Gallery, University of Arts, Pennsylvania

1998 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

1998 Kunstlerhaus, Vienna

1998 The Lobby Gallery Deutsche Bank, New York

1998 Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY


1998 Bard College, Red Hook, NY
1993 Burns Fine Art, New York

1990 Metropolitan Design Center, New York

1988 Mussavi Gallery, New York

1987 Annual Juried Show, The Queens Museum, New York

1984 Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California

1982 Annual Juried Show, The Queens Museum, New York

1979 “Revolutionary Poster & Cartoons”, Tehran University

1977 Kerman Museum, Kerman

1976 Forum Gallery, New York

1975 “Parson”, Truman Gallery, New York

1974 City College Gallery, New York

1967 Ghandriz Gallery, Tehran

Art Fairs:

2022 Contemporary Istanbul, Represented by Roya Khadjavi Projects, Istanbul

2021 Asia Now, Represented by Plus 2, Paris

2020 Teer Art, Represented by Aria Gallery, Tehran

2016 Dallas Art Fair, Taymour Grahne Gallery, Dallas, TX

2015 EXPO Chicago, Taymour Grahne Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014 Untitled Miami, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York

2014 Abu Dhabi Art, Taymour Grahne Gallery, Abu Dhabi

2003 Armory Show, Stefan Stux Gallery Booth, New York

2002 Armory Show, Stefan Stux Gallery Booth, New York


2009 Participated in the 10th Havana Biennial, “Chelsea Visits Havana”, Museo del Bellas Artes,


1970 The French National Prize Winner