Awards/Fellowships
2012 Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship 2012
2011 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship 2011
2010 DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities; Artist Fellow 2011
2003 50th Biennale di Venezia--Leone d’Oro; Prize for the best Italian Young Artist
   
Biennials
2010 The Dissolve,SITE Santa Fe Biennial 2010, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2008 Liverpool Biennial 2008, ‘Made Up’, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
2003 50th Biennale di Venezia, Venice Pavilion, Venice, Italy
  The Cologne KunstFilmBiennale , Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
1999 6th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
1992 First Iranian Art Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
   
Works in Public Collections
  Galleria Civica D'Arte Moderna E Contemporanea (GAM), Torino, Italy
  RISD Museum, Providence, RI, USA
  MACRO Museum, Rome, Italy
  MAXXI Museum, Rome, Italy
  MONA, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia
  Art in Embassies Program, US Consulate, Mumbai, India
  Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
   
Education
1998-1999 University of the District of Columbia, Philosophy, Washington, DC
1997-1998 Corcoran College of Art, Photography, Washington, DC
1992-1996 Accademia Di Belle Arti Di Roma, Painting, Rome, Italy
1990-1991 Azad University, Mathematics, Tehran, Iran
   
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2013 "Where Do We Go from Here?" Galleria Civica D'Arte Moderna E Contemporanea (GAM), Torino, Italy
2011 Sprovieri Gallery, London, UK
  Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome Italy
  Collins C. Diboll Gallery, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
2009 Backyard and Other Stories, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
  Solace, So Old, So New, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX
  Within and Without, Albion Gallery, New York, New York
  Know me as I am Known, Albion Gallery, London UK
2007 MACRO, Museum of the Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
2006 Conner Contemporary Art, Washington D.C. 
  Videos in Progress, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
  Blue Paintings, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
2005 Sweet Child in Time, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
2004 Conner Contemporary Art, Washington D.C.
2003 Young Italian Art Award, 50th Biennale di Venezia-DARC,Venice Pavilion
  Permanent collection of MAXXI (exhibition catalog), curator: Paolo Colombo
2002 Viewers and the Circus, Macy Gallery, Columbia University, New York
2001 Amongst the trees, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
  Amongst the Trees, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg (exhibition catalog), Villa Frank Ludwigsburg , Germany
1999 Swimmers, Circus, Wrestlers and Siesta, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
1998 Studio Barbieri Arte Contemporanea (exhibition catalog), Venice, Italy
   
Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 Drawingroom, Ursula Blickle Foundation, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany
2011 HOME/LESS, Galleria Vistamare, Pescara, Italy
  MAXXI Arte/collection: The Vanishing Boundary, Rome, Italy
  Birds Eye View Film Festival, London, UK
  New Frontier, Sundance Film Festival 2011, Park City, Utah
  New Frontier 2011, Salt lake Art Center, Utah 
2010 Space, The Inauguration Exhibition for The MAXXI Museum (exhibition catalog), Rome, Italy
  The Dissolve, SITE Santa Fe Biennial 2010(exhibition catalog), Santa Fe, New Mexico
  SHUDDER, The Drawing Room, London, UK
2009 Painting Group Exhibition, Galleria S.A.L.E.S, Rome, Italy
  Emotional Drawing - SOMA Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  Raad O Baargh, works of 16 Iranian Artists, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France
2008 Liverpool Biennial 2008, ‘Made Up’, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
  bedün´ə onvän´ 1 (Untitled Series 1) The contrasting work of Avish Khebrehzadeh and Shahab Fotouhi, Barbican Centre, London UK
  Emotional Drawing,  MOMAK The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, Kyoto Japan
  A Perspective on Contemporary Art 6: Emotional Drawing - MOMAT The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
  momentary momentum - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
2007 The Geopolitics of the Animation, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
  Three Part Harmony: Definition, Delicacy, and Detail in Drawing  - Curator's Office, Washington, DC
  Momentary Momentum,; Animated Drawings.,Parasol Unit, London
2006 Version Animée, Centre pour l’image Contemporaine Saint-Gervais Genève
  PULSE New York: International Contemporary Art Fair, 69th Regiment Armory, New York, New York
  Capolavoro, Terni, Italy
2005  ...O luna tu... , ARCOS Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Sannio, Benevento (exhibition catalog)
  Sketch in Motion, Sketch Gallery, London
  Trasparenze, Frauenmuseum, Bonn
  Telltale, Ewha Art Center, Seoul (exhibition catalog)
  Artissima, Conner Contemporary Art, Turin
2004 Cave BirdsRaffaella Cortese Gallery, Milan
  Persian Gardens, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran (exhibition catalog)
  Mediterraneans, MACRO Museum of the Contemporary Art, Rome
  Frieze, London
2003 The Cologne KunstFilmBiennale , Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
  Movements of stories, curator:Marek Pokorny,The Brno House of Arts, Czech Republic
  From Dusk to Dust, curator: Pontus Kyander, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
  Animations, Kunst werke, curator: Larisssa Harris and Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Berlin, Germany
  Charles Avery, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Richard woods, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
   The hidden Half:Iranian Woman Directors, Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
2002 Desire, Curator: Peter Weiermair, Galleria D’arte Moderna(exhibition catalog),Bologna, Italy
2001 Desire, Curator: Peter WeiermairUrsula Blickle Stiftung (exhibition catalog) Munich, Germany
  Opere Su Carta, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Roma, Italy
  Chairs in Contemporary Art, Curator: Agnes Kohlmeyer (exhibition catalog)Civici Musei Del Castello, Udine, Italy
  Animations, P.S.1,curator: Larisssa Harris, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (exhibition catalog), New York
  God is in the Details, Contemporary Museum in Geneva, Switzerland
2000 Tirannicidi, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica (exhibition catalog), Roma, Italy
  ANeMOTION, Castello Colonna, Genazzano, Italy
  Waterfront, Vikingsberg Art Museum (exhibition catalog), curator Pontus Kyander, Helsingborg, Denmark
  Conversione di Saulo, Palazzo Odescalchi (exhibition catalog), Rome, Italy
1999 6th International Istanbul Biennial, Curator Paolo Colombo, Istanbul, Turkey
   
Selected Bibliography
  Patricia SauthoffDeliquesce: SITE Santa Fe Tries to Extend its Branches a Little Too Far, alibi.com, V.19 No.35 | September 2 - 8, 2010
  Phong Bui, SITE SANTA FE EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL: The Dissolve, The Brooklyn Rail, September 2010
  Cate McQuaidMaking their points simply and effectively, Boston Globe, January 28, 2010
  Bill Van Siclen, Avish Khebrehzadeh Mixes the Simple and the Complex in RISD exhibit, The Providence Journal , Nov 26 2009
  Alison Hearst, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Art Lies, Winter 2009 (No. 64)
  Hilarie M. Sheets, Avish Khebrehzadeh, ArtNews, December 2008
  R.Azimi, Le MondeFebruary 24th 2008
  M.de Leonardis, Exibart.on paper, number 46, January 2008
  E.Verla Bovino, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Frieze,2008
  A.Capasso, Opere d’Arte a Parole, 2007
  B.Street, London Letter, artnet Magazine, 2007
  A.Capasso, CAPOLAVORO, Exhibition Catalog, Terni, 2006
  S. Ross, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Art US, July-September 2006
  J. Dawson, Scene and Not Heard, The Washington Post, June 10, 2006
  N. Wennerstrom, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Art Forum, June 7, 2006
  J. Cudlin, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Washington CityPaper, May 18, 2006
  A. Berger, International Lines, Washington Express, May 18, 2006
  G. Howell, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Art on Paper, January-February 2005
  M. Arsanios, ...0 luna tu..., Exhibition Catalog, Benevento, , June 25, 2005
  J. Lee, Telltale, Exhibition Catalog, Seoul, Ewha Art Centre, April 13, 2005
  E. JacobacciAvish Khebrehzadeh, Exibart.com, February 14, 2005
  J. Dawson, A Grand Approach to Simple Vignettes, Washington Post, September 23, 2004
  G. Maraniello, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Tema Celeste, September–October 2004
  E. Del Drago, Nostalgic Fables from the persian Colors, Il Manifesto, June 20, 2003
  Young Italian Art Award at 50th Venice Biennale, Arts 4 all Newsletter, volume IV, issue 20, June 4, 2003
  S. Wasserman, Roma Renovatio, “Art in America”, june 20, 2003
  W. Robinson, Weekend update, artnet.com, January 22, 2002
  J. Goodman, Avish Khebrehzadeh at Daniel Silverstein GAllery, “Art in America”, September 2002
  F. Sirmans, Avish Khebrehzadeh at Daniel Silverstein Gallery, “artext”, Summer 2002
  A. Dannet, Avish Khebrehzadeh at Daniel Silverstein Gallery, “THE ART NEWSPAPER” February 2002
  L. Ficacci, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Exhibition Catalog, Tirannicidi, Rome, 2000
  P. Kyander, Avish khebrehazadeh, Exhibition Catalog, Waterfront, Sweden/Danmark, 2000
  A. Kohlmeyer, Metamorfosi, Exhibition Catalog, Conversione di Saulo, Rome, 2000
  L. De Venere, Caravaggio a confronto con i nuovi realismi, in “Il Sole-24Ore”, 17 Settembre 2000
  C. Pontbriand, 6th Biennale Internationale D’Istanbul, in”Parashute”n.97, 2000
  L. Pratesi, Avish Khebrehzadeh, in “La Republica”, Roma, 22 Giugno 1999
  M. Beccaria, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Exhibition Catalog, 6th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, 1999
  D. De Dominicis, Avish Khebrrehzadeh, in “Flash Art”, n.128, Oct-Nov 1999
  S. Chiodi, Avish Khebrehzadeh, in “Tema Celeste”, Oct-Nov 1999
  A. Vattese, Avish Khebrehzadeh, in “Il Sole 24 Ore”, Milano, 21 Giugno 1998
  C. Bertola, I. Zilio Grandi, Avish Khebrehzadeh, Exhibition Catalog, Venice, Studio Barbieri Arte
  Contemporanea, 1998
  D. De Dominicis, Roma, Avish Khebrehzadeh, in “Flash Art”, n. 202, Feb-Mar 1997
  D. Borromeo, M. R. Sossai, Profonditasuperficie, Exhibition Catalog, Palermo, S. Maria dello Spasimo, 1997
  C. Coronelli, La profondita delle superfici, in “Il Sole 24 Ore”, Milano, 6 Luglio 1997
  P. Nicita, Profonditasuperficie a Palermo, in “Artel” , n. 68, 16-31 Luglio 1997
  T. Macri, Le Meraviglie ddeloo Spasimo, in, “il Manifesto”, Roma, 18 Luglio 1997