Nazanin Noroozi


Born in Tehran, Iran

Lives and works in New York City

e:            naznoroozi at gmail dot com



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 Institute of Higher Education, Tehran, Iran.

Awards / Fellowships

2019   Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, NY 

2019   Mass MoCA Artist Residency, North Adams, MA

2018   New York Foundation for the Art Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, New York, NY 

2009   First winner of “Selection of A New Generation” Exhibition, 4th
            Year, Homa Art Gallery, Tehran


Solo Exhibitions 

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

2019    A Bridge Between You and Everything, a group exhibition of female Iranian artists, Curated by Shirin Neshat, Highline Nine, New York, NY 

2019    What if not Exotic, Building Bridges, Curated by Mahsa Farhadikia, Santa Monica, CA 

2019    Status, The First Presbyterian Church in New York City, Curated by Zahra Banyamerian, New York, NY 

2019    Wild Wild Earth, NY Live Arts, New York, NY 

2019    On the Rocks, Susan Eley Gallery, New York, NY 

2019    Evening Red, Curated by Melinda Wang, Museum Ship Lilac, New York, NY

2019    Small Works, Curated by Anna Shukeylo, Gallery 178, New York, NY

2019    Multiversant, ChaShama, New York, NY 

2019    Small Works, Alterwork Studios, New York, NY

2019    Immigrant Artist Biennial, Radiator Gallery, New York, NY

2018    Untitled, White Wall Space, New York, NY 

2018    People I Love Who are Far Away, E.TAY Gallery, New York, NY

2017    Universal Belonging, Prizm Art Fair, Miami, FL

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

2017    Unreliable Narrator, Art House Productions Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2017    Beyond the Ban: Contemporary Iranian Art, Susan Eley Gallery, New York, NY

2017    A Dark Wood, Noyes Museum, Atlantic City, NJ

2016    A Dark Wood, Art House Gallery & Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ

2016    A Remainder of 1, Curated by Susan Luss and Dakota Sica, Stueben Galleries, Pratt Institute, New York

2016    A Show We Co-Curated Myself (Straddling the cultural world and the institutions), Curated by Grayson Cox, Pratt Institute, New York, NY

2015    NEW WORK, NEW YORK: 1st Biennial Survey of Work by New York MFA Students & recent graduates, Curated by Kat Griefen, New York, NY

2015    Memento Mori, Postcrypt Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

2014    East-West Moments, Day To Day, The Museum of Russian Art, Jersey City, NJ
2014    Us, Here, 111 Front Street Galleries, Space 216, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY

2013    Morphing Identity, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, NY

2012    Don’t Draw the Line, Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, NY

2009    The New Generation (4th ed.), Pardis Gallery. Organized by Homa Art Gallery,Tehran
2008    Ayeh Art Gallery, Tehran
2008    The New Generation (3rd ed.), Homa Art Gallery, Tehran
2007    Kamal-el-Din Behzad Gallery,Tehran, Curated by Bobak Etminani


Select Publications/Press/Mentions/Reviews and Interviews

2019   Interview with Art Uncovered, Kimberly Ruth 

2019   Artseen Review, A bridge Between You and Everything, Brooklyn Rail, Cigdem Asatekin

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

2019   Review of A Bridge Between You and Everything, Independent Persian, Pantea Bahrami 

2017   Art of Iranian Immigrants Reveals The Creative Potential Of Inclusivity,  Huffington Post, 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 Talk and Lectures

2019   Artist Talk, Columbia University, New York, NY

2019   ArtTable, New York, NY 

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