Shahpour

Freelance Painter & Animal Illustrator

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Location:Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/postpouyan
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Education
MFA | 2013 | PRATT INSTITUTE | MAJOR: INTEGRATED PRACTICES AND NEW FORMS
MFA | 2006 | TEHRAN ART UNIVERSITY | MAJOR: PAINTING
PHILOSPHY CERTIFICATE | 2008 | IRANIAN INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY | MAJOR: NEOPLATONISM STUDIES
BFA | 2004 | UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE | MAJOR: PAINTING

Skills & Abilities
MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATION LEADERSHIP
STRONG DESIGN SENSE SELF-MOTIVATED PROFESSIONAL CONCEPTUAL THINKER
CREATIVE AND ARTISTIC

Experience
ADVISER AND ART CONSULTANT | SHIRIN GALLERY | 2013 - 2104 | NY
ARTIST | LAWRIESHABIBI | 2010-2014 | DUBAI
CURATOR | NO.6 GALLERY | 2010-2013 | TEHRAN
PAL PRESIDENT | PRATT ARTISTS LEAGUE | 2012 - 2013 | NY
I had worked as the director of the organization with approximately 150 members from MFA students in the Fine Arts department.
Responsibilities and tasks: 1-Organizing the seasonal open studios in Pratt Institute. 2-In charge to invite artists and alumni for
lectures or studio visits. 3-Adviser and host for curators and critics to visit the school's department of Fine Arts. 4-The designer and
producer of flyers, invitation cards, posters and all other publication materials for PAL events. 5-Managing and holding exhibitions
for MFA students in and out of campus.
http://mathildehamel.com/tag/the-pratt-artists-league/
ART HISTORY TEACHER | UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE | 2007 - 2010 | TEHRAN
The course was designed to give general information about the history of Persian architecture between 700ad and 1800ad.
ART HISTORY TEACHER | UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE | 2007 –2010 | TEHRAN
This course was designed for undergrad students to give a short and simple history of the fine arts (painting and sculpture) between
14th and mid 20th century.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 PTSD, LAWRIESHABIBI GALLERY, DUBAI, U.A.E
2011 FULL METAL JACKET, LAWRIESHABIBI GALLERY, DUBAI, U.A.E
2010 THE HOOVES, SIXTY SIX ART GALLERY, TEHRAN, IRAN
2009 XVA GALLERY BASTAKIA, DUBAI, U.A.E.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 THE TOWER OF BABEL PROJECT, DEUXPIECE, BASEL, SWITZERLAND
2014 THE GRAND CYPHER, RUSH GALLERY, NY, USA
2013 TRACES, LAWRIESHABIBI, DUBAI, UAE
2013 FOR WHICH IT STANDS, THE LODGE GALLERY, NY, USA
2013 CHAMBRES A PART VII: DARK TO LIGHT, TOWER OF LONDON, LONDON, ENGLAND
2013 ART 13 LONDON, OLYMPIA GRAND HALL, LONDON, ENGLAND
2013 ARTCYCLE DISCOVERS: MFA PRIZE, GALLERY BROOKLYN, NY, USA
2013 NEARLY NEUTRAL, BARBARA WALTERS GALLERY, NY, USA
2012 PULSE ART FAIR, LAWRIESHABIBI, MIAMI, USA
2012 VIDEO-THERAPY, SESSION ONE: RECOVERY, PRATT INSTITUTE, NY, USA
2012 DIALOGE:SHAHPOUR POUYAN + MARWAN SAHMARANI, ART BASEL, VOLTA8, BASEL, SWITZERLAND
2012 PULSE ART FAIR, LAWRIESHABIBI, NEWYORK, USA
2012 CURATE NYC PROJECT, RUSH ARTS GALLERY, NEWYORK, USA
2012 CENTREFOLD 8,COLABORATED BY REZA ARAMESH, ZABLUDOWICZ ART PROJECTS, LONDON, ENGLAND
2012 DOMINATION,HEGEMONY AND THE PANOPTICON, TRAFFIC, DUBAI, UAE
2011 ARTBEAT ISTANBUL, CENTER LUTIF KIRDAR, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
2011 STATE GALLERY OF FINE ARTS, HYDERABAD, INDIA
2010 THE EMERGING IRANIAN SCENE, THE RUNNING HORSE CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE, BEIRUT, LEBANON
2010 TOTAL ARTS AT THE COURTYARD, DUBAI, U.A.E
2010 SOUS LE RADAR, JTM, PARIS, FRANCE
2010 1389, AZAD ART GALLERY, TEHRAN, IRAN
2009 “BAZ IN CHE SHOURESH AST,” VIDEO PROJECT, SILK ROAD ART GALLERY, TEHRAN, IRAN
2009 1001 COLORS, CANVAS GALLERY, NEW YORK, U.S.A.
2009 THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL ROAMINGBIENNIAL OF TEHRAN, THEMED URBAN JEALOUSY, MAGACIN MKM,
BELGRADE, SERBIA
2008 THIRD INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL MINIPRINTE EXHIBITION- LE CENTRE D’ARTISTES VOIX VISUELLE,
OTTAWA, CANADA

Awards and Grants
2/2014 RESIDENCY PROGRAM, ELIZABETH FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS, MANHATTAN, USA
2/2013 ARTCYCLE PRIZE, FINALIST AND SECOND AWARD, GALLERY BROOKLYN, USA
3/2011 PEGASUS ART FOUNDATION RESIDENCY, STATE ART GALLERY, HYDERABAD, INDIA
1/2007-3/2007 RECIPIENT OF THE TEHRAN MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART’S GRANT OF
RESIDENCE AT INTERNATIONAL CITE DES ARTS, PARIS, FRANCE

Bibliography
2014 KEVIN JONES, ''PTSD SHAHPOUR POUYAN'', FLASH ART'', 4 MAY
2014 BHARTI LALWANI, ''PTSD REVIEW'', HARPER BAZAAR, 1 MAY
2014 ANNA SEAMAN, ''SHAHPOUR POUYAN AT LS'', THE NATIONAL, 31 MARCH
2014 RADIO REPORT AND CONVERSATION BETWEEN MURTAZA VALI LEE XIE, IN BOOK OF LEE PROGRAM, 31
MARCH
2013 JYOTI KALSI,"TRACES OF HUMANS",GULF NEWS, 4 JULY
2013 DANNA LORCH,"A SCIENTIST AND A PHILOSOPHER", DANNA WRITES, 2 JULY
2013 SHAHROUZ NAZARI,"DROWN WITHOUT WATER", TANDIS MAGGAZIN, 14 SEPTEMBER
2013 PADDY JOHNSON,"ARTCYCLE DISCOVERS PRIZE", ART *** CITY, 30 JANUVARY
2011 ALI BAKHTIARI,"PATH AND GLORY", CONTEMPORARY PRACTICES, 1 NOVEMBER
2011 AMY SUTCLIFFE,"POWER PLAY", ART IN THE CITY, 24 MAY
2011 JYOTI KALSI"ALLEGORY OF AUTHORITY", GULF NEWS, 13 MAY
2011 CHARLIE R NEYRA, "FULL METAL JACKET", KHALEEJ TIMES. 29 APRIL
2011 JASON REZAIAN, "INSIDE IRAN: THE ART OF RESISTANCE", GLOBAL POST, 19 APRIL
2011 ALI BAKHTIARI, "ONE TO WATCH", CANVAS GUIDE,16 APRIL
2011 CHANDANA KHAN, "AN ART BONANZA", DECCAN CHRONICLE,7 MARCH
2011 INGO AREND, "IT’S ALL ABOUT CHANGE", NAFAS ART MAGAZINE, FEBRUARY
2010 BAVAND BEHPOUR, "MATN VA TASVIR", REVIEWS.BEHPOUR.COM, NOVEMBER
2011 JOELLE ZEBOUNI, "L'ART SOUS L'OMBRELLE DES MOLLAHS",FEMME MAGAZINE, 15 OCTOBER
2010 DANIEL BARNEY, “IRANIAN ARTISTS PORTRAY LIFE UNDER REGIME”,THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR,
28 SEPTEMBER
2010 MARYAM DALLAL, “INSIGHTS FROM WITHIN THE IRANIAN SOCIETY”,AL AKHBAR, LEBANON, 18
SEPTEMBER
2010 LUCY FIELDER, “EMERGING FORM UNDER THE RADAR”,NOW LEBANON, LEBANON 9 SEPTEMBER
2010 RESHA ALMALEH, “YOUNG ARTISTS IN TOTAL ART”, ALBAYAN, DUBAI 3 AUGUST
2010 FATMA SALEM, “PICTURES OF THE TIMES”, GULF NEWS, DUBAI 23 JULY
2009 SOHEILA NIAKAN, “TOWERS COME BEHIND YOU”, HAMSHAHRI, TEHRAN ISSN 1735-6385 VOL.17, NO.4843,
25 MAY
2009 NAVID FARZI, “INTERVIEW WITH SHAHPOUR POUYAN”, ROOZAN, TEHRAN NO:1490, 11 MAY
2009 MUHAMMAD YUSUF, “TALKING TOWERS”, THE GULF TODAY, SHARJAH, 14 FEB
2009 RAZIQUEH HUSSAIN, “POWER AND GLORY,” KHALEEJ TIMES, DUBAI, VOL. 20 FEBRUARY
Skills (2) Rating
Painting
Animal Illustration