Laleh Khorramian

BIO Laleh Khorramian (b. 1974 Tehran, Iran) studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI and received her BFA at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1997), and her MFA at Columbia University, New York, NY (2004). She has presented solo presentations at venues such as The Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, UK; Salon 94, New York, NY; Statements, Art Basel, Switzerland; Midnight Moment, Times Square, NY, and Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria. The artist has participated in group exhibitions at the MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA; Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT; Saatchi Gallery, London, UK; MoMA P.S.1, NY; Guggenheim, Abu Dhabi, UAE; Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX; among others. Select awards include the Vasseur Artists’ Award, the Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, the Pat Hearn and Colin Deland Foundation Grant, The Gottlieb Foundation Grant and the Agnes Martin Award. In 2013, she created LALOON, an ongoing project of hand-painted garments and costumes. She published Include Amplified Toilet Water ( Bartleby and Co. Publishers, Brussels, Belgium), housed in the collections of MoMA, Centre Pompidou, and the Royal Library of Belgium. Khorramian lives and works in upstate NY where she is Visiting Artist in Residence at Bard College and SUNY Albany.

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