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Nazanin Noroozi





2015    M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing, Pratt Institute, New York, USA
2012    M.A. in Art History, University of Art, Tehran, Iran
2008    B.A. in Painting, Sooreh University, Tehran, Iran.


Awards/ Fellowships



  • Marabeth Cohen-Tyler Print/Paper award- Dieu Donne’


  • New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship-Grant, Video & Film

  • Artist in Residence at Institute for Electronic Arts, Alfred University, NY

  • New York City Artist Safe Haven Residency Program, in coalition with Artistic Freedom Initiative, Westbeth Artists’ Housing and Residency Unlimited, NY 


  • Membership awarded at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY  

  • International Artist in Residence by Alwan & Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts


  • Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Ithaca, NY

  • Mass MoCA Residency, North Adams, MA


  • Recipient of NYFA Immigrant Artist Program


  • First winner of “Selection of A New Generation” Exhibition, 4th Year, Homa Art Gallery, Tehran


Solo Exhibitions


2023    This Bitter Earth, Dieu Donne, NYC


2021   The Ripetide, SPACES, Cleveland, OH


2014   Remember I Told You I’d Buy the Flowers Myself

            MFA thesis show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York


2010   Medusa, Homa Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran




Selected Group Exhibitions



  • Icebox Project Space Video Festival, Philadelphia, PA

  • Transgressing Lands, The Boiler, Curated by A.E.Chapman, Brooklyn, NY



  • Material Evidence, two person exhibition with Esperanza Mayobre, Baxter CCNY, curated by Jenna Hamed

  • After the End, NADA Curated, by Catherine Taft

  • Visions of Contemporary Iran: Screening of Shorts, MassArt Cine’ Culture

  • Hello Animation Festival, Tulsa, OK

  • Woman, Life, Freedom, Kunsthaus, Troisdorf, Germany

  • Sheesh, Studio 200 gallery, Curated by Omer Ben Zvi, Brooklyn, NY 



  • Open Your Eyes Underwater, School of Visual Arts, curated by Ken Zhang, New York, NY

  • Ensemble. Two person exhibition with Faten Gaddes. Ace Brooklyn, NY

  • Sacred Pause, Sacred Fertilizer, Nevelson Chapel, New York, NY

  • No place like home, Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • Vector, Heaven Art Gallery, curated by Bianca Abdi-Boragi, Chicago, IL 

  • Contemporary Video Art Exhibition, Philadelphia Asian American Art Festival & 12 Gates Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

  • Evening Red, Museum Ship Lilac, curated by Melinda Wang, New York, NY

  • Out of Sight, Entrance Gallery, New York, NY

  • Dread in the Eyes, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, curated by Deric Carner, New York, NY



  • A Feast of Friends, Golsetani Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany. 

  • Dear Fractured Stones, Sumac Space, curated by Baharak Omidfard

  • Revolting Bodies II, Atopos cvc, Athens, Greece.

  • Dancing Where the Dreams Live,The Bridge and Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • Showroom No 1, The Bridge and Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • Our Tears are Sweet, Our Laughter Venomous, Eastern Connecticut State University



  • A trouble Shared, online screening, Curated by Deric Carner

  • Freedom is an Act, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, curated by Natalia Nakazawa, NY

  • Memory Manifests, Didaar Art Collective, curated by Zahra Baniamerian 

  • Immigrant Artist Biennial; Home Land, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

  • Respite and Renewal: Inside and Out, Susan Eley Fine Art, NY 





  • A Bridge Between You and Everything, a group exhibition of women Iranian artists, Curated by Shirin Neshat, Highline Nine, New York, NY

  • What if not Exotic, Building Bridges, curated by Mahsa Farhadikia, Santa Monica, CA 

  • Status, First presbyterian church in the city of New York, curated by Zahra Banyamerian, New York, NY

  • Wild Wild Earth, NY Live Arts, New York, NY

  • On the Rocks, Susan Eley Fine Arts, New York, NY

  • Evening Red, curated by Melinda Wang, Museum Ship Lilac, New York, NY

  • Small Works, curated by Anna Shukeylo, Gallery 178, New York , NY

  • Multiversant, ChaShaMa, New York, NY 

  • Small Works, Alterwork Studios, New York , NY

  • Immigrant Artist Biennial, Radiator Gallery, New York, NY



  • Untitled, White Wall Space, New York, NY 

  • People I love who are Far Away, E.TAY Gallery, New York, NY 



  • Universal Belonging, Prizm Art Fair, Miami, FL

  • Published by the Artist 2017, IPCNY, New York, NY 

  • Unreliable Narrator, Art House Productions Gallery, Jersey City, NJ 

  • Beyond the Ban: Contemporary Iranian Art, Susan Eley Gallery, New York

  • A Dark Wood, Noyes Museum, Atlantic City, NJ



  • A Dark Wood, Art House Gallery & Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ

  • A Remainder of 1, Stueben Galleries, Pratt Institute, New York

  • A Show We Co-Curated Myself (Straddling the cultural world and the institutions), Pratt Institute, New York



  • NEW WORK, NEW YORK: 1st Biennial Survey of Work by New York MFA Students & recent graduates, New York

  • Memento Mori, Postcrypt Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York


  • East-West Moments, Day To Day, The Museum of Russian Art, Jersey City, NJ

  • Us, Here, 111 Front Street Galleries, Space 216, Dumbo, Brooklyn


  • Morphing Identity, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York


  • Don’t Draw the Line, Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn,New York


  • The New Generation (4th ed.), Pardis Gallery. Organized by Homa Art Gallery,Tehran


  • Ayeh Art Gallery, Tehran

  • The New Generation (3rd ed.), Homa Art Gallery, Tehran

  • Kamal-el-Din Behzad Gallery,Tehran, curated by Bobak Etminani



Select Publications/Press/Mentions/Reviews


2024    British Journal of Photography, Issue 7917, Trust the Process, Philippa Kelly. 

2023    Women Eco Artists Dialog, Issue No. 14, Collective Memory and Displacement

2023    Evergreen Review, Material Worlds, Interview with Case Jernigan

2023    Material Evidence: conversation with Jenna Hamed & Esperanza Mayobre, Baxter CCNY, NY

2023    Widewalls, Kame Hame

2023    Dovetail Magazine, This Bitter Earth, Kate Mothes

2023    Hand Papermaking Magazine, Winter 2023 Issue

2023    Evergreen Review, Introduction to the Iran Issue 

2022    De Zeit Magazin, Iranische Künstlerinnen. 

2021    Correspondence Archive, Natalia Nakazawa & Nazanin Noroozi

2021    EleVate Magazine, Issue No.1

2021   CADDISFLYPROJECT, Vol 2: Pressure

2020   Evergreen Review, Leaving New York

2020   In Nazanin Noroozi's Studio. BBC News Perisan, Tamasha.

2020   Art Spiel: Reflection on the works of Contemporary Artists

2020   “Womanhood in the Iranian Art of the Early Twenty-First Century”. Mahsa ‌Biglow, 2020, Kaarnamaa; A Journal of Art History and Criticism. V 4, N 1, Spring 2020.

2020   Women’s Art Journal, Spring/Summer 2020. Donna Stein

2019   Interview with Art Uncovered, Kimberly Ruth

2019   Brooklyn Rail, Artseen Review, Cigdem Asatekin

2019   Elephant Magazine, Is Migration the Most Politically Charged Subject in the World?, Charlotte Jansen

2019   Independent Persian, Pantea Bahrami

2017   Huffington Post, Art of Iranian Immigrants Reveals The Creative Potential Of Inclusivity,  Priscilla Frank

2016   YO-NEWYORK! , NO. 3. Fall 2016

2014   The Portrait of an Artist, Short Documentary, Mathilde Hamel for CUNY TV and Voices of NY

2008   Review of The New Generation Annual at Tandis Magazine

2009   Review of Nazanin Noroozi’s Exhibition at Tandis Magazine, Amir Soghrati




Artist Talks, lectures, and workshops:


2024   Artist Panel Discussion, Transgressing Lands. The Boiler, New York, NY

2023   Family Archive Bookmaking Workshop, Baxter St CCNY, NY

2023   Artist Talk, City University of New York, NY

2023   World Voices Festival 2023, PEN America 

2023    The Press: Interactions Between Hand Papermaking and Printmaking Workshop, Dieu Donne, NY

2023    Artist talk, Fort Hays State University, KS

2023    Artist talk, Stony Brook University, NY 

2023    Process and Practice, Nazanin Noroozi and Abdolreza Aminlari in Conversation, Dieu Donne

2022    Artist talk, Rutgers University, NJ

2022    Rage, Rhythm, Renaissance. Performance of/in the ongoing Iranian Revolution. NYU TISCH

2022   Tactile Poetry: Artist’s Books by Susan Gossip and Abby Leigh with Nazanin Noroozi. Dieu Donne. 

2022   Artist Talk, Transmitter Gallery, New York, NY 

2022   Nazanin Noroozi in Conversation with Pipa Mott, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY

2022   Intro to Screen Printing Workshop, Westbeth Artist Housing

2021   Polyester Plate Lithography Workshop, Westbeth Artist Housing, NY

2021   Artist Talk with Taraneh Azar, SPACES, Cleveland, OH

2021   Artist Talk, CCNY, New York, NY 

2020   Artist Talk with Katya Grokhovsky, founder Immigrant Artist Biennial

2020   Cyanotype workshop, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

2019   Artist Talk, Columbia University, New York, NY

2019   ArtTable, New York, NY

2019   Non-toxic printmaking workshop, Chashama, NY

2019   Panel Discussion for A Bridge Between You and Everything;  Iranian Women Artists in Conversation, Grey Art Gallery, ArteEast and NYU

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