Tehran - Iran, b. 1986

Lives and Works in Baltimore



2014- 2016        MFA in painting, Maryland Institute college of Art, Baltimore

2005-2010        BFA in Painting, Art University of Tehran

2002-2005       Diploma in painting, School of the Visual Arts, Tehran


Solo Exhibition

2017      Running Rabbits, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017      Subliminal (upcoming), Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC 

2016      Corrupted, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015      See Something Say Something, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY

2011       The Maps, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2010      Last Night, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran



Group Exhibition

2017        Untitled Art Fair, Sophia Contemporary Gallery Booth A26, Miami, FL

                The Armory Show, Haines Gallery Booth 524 at Pier 92 & 94, New York, NY

2016        Art Miami, Haines Gallery Booth C205, Miami, FL

                Echo Chamber, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD

                The Edge, Ballroom Gallery, Baltimore, MD

                Surface Tension, Current Space, Baltimore, MD

                The Simurgh, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

                Young Blood, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

2015       In the cloud, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York.

               Tracing Fiction, Chicken Box, Baltimore

2014       Touch Gallery, Cambridge

2013       Castrum Peregrini, “Speaking from the heart”, Amsterdam

2012       MahMehr Art Gallery, “Post Pop”, Tehran

               De Winkelhaak Gallery, ”Fresh Air”, Belgium

               1x1 Gallery, “No Subject”, Dubai

2011        Frameless Gallery, “Breakfast in Tehran”, London

               FA Gallery, “Recycled Art”, Kuwait

               Freies Museum, “Weltanschauung”, Berlin

               Sin Art Gallery, “Persbook Festival”, Tehran

               Mohsen Art Gallery, “pool”, Tehran

2010       Mohsen Art Gallery, “Cinema and Painting”, Tehran

2009      Museum Of Contemporary Art, Fajr Festival, Tehran

               Homa Art Gallery, “New Generation I”, Tehran

2008      Homa Art Gallery, “New Generation II”, Tehran

2007      Homa Art Gallery, “New Generation III”, Tehran

               Niavaran Cultural Centre, “Damoonfar Festival”, Tehran

               Saba Cultural Centre, Painting Biennial, Tehran

2006      Saba Cultural Centre, “Young Art”, Tehran

               Saba Cultural Centre, “Young Art”, Tehran

2005      Niavaran Cultural Centre, “Spiritual Art”, Tehran

               Niavaran Cultural Centre, ‘Vast Blue Group”, Tehran


Selected Bibliography

2016     A Conversation with Taha Heydari, Commotion Magazine, Issue 3, Fall 2016

2016     Mahsa Shamsaei, Can we see a tree in the forest of TV zapping,Young Persian Artist.com, September 4, 2016

2016     Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley, We Went to Artscape: Weird Futures on Saratoga Street, Artfcity.com, July 21, 2016. 

2016     Press Release, Corrupted, artsy.net/show/haines-gallery-taha-heydari-corrupted

2016     Interview, A conversation with Taha Heydari, www.mica.edu/News/A_Conversation_with_Taha_Heydari. July 7, 2016.

2016     Rebecca Juliette, Bmore Art, bmoreart.com/event/the-edge-paintings-by-taha-heydari-and-julia-garcia-ballroom-gallery, April 4, 2016

2016     Michael Anthony Farley, PMF VII Weekend Highlights: Exhibitions. Artfcity.com, April 15, 2016       

2015     Press Release, See Something Say Something, ECFA.com/Taha heydari.

2015     Chan, Michele. “Taha Heydari Decodes Radical Propaganda in the Middle East, In Pictures.” Art Radar, April 24, 2015.

2011      Moalemi, Mahan. Text and Image. Review.Behpoor. November 2011.

2010     Dr. Behnam Kamrani, http://www.newiranianart.com/painting_2, 2010