Maryam Hoseini

b. 1988
Born in Tehran, Iran
Lives and works in New York 


2016 M.F.A. Milton Avery School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2016 M.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012 B.A. Graphic Design, Sooreh Art University, Tehran, Iran 



Body Armor, curated by Jocelyn Miller, MoMA PS1, New York, NY


Of Strangers and Parrots, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Sedentary Fragmentation, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

Echo, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA

We the watchers are also the bodies, Hercules Art Studio Program, New York, NY

on the bank of what river?, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL


Night at the Museum, MOMA PS1, Long Island City, NY

EXPO Chicago, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Bard MFA Thesis Show, Milton Avery School of the Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Luminarts Cultural Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship Finalists Exhibition, the Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

We the Dulles, THE FORT, Brooklyn, NY

8 Artists Walk Into A Bar, Falcon’s Nest, Los Angeles, CA


Duck Show, Minotaur Projects, Los Angeles, CA Awards & Fellowships


The Other Side of Visibility, Mottahedan Projects, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Good News from Iran, The Munich Cultural Center at Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany

Paintingwall (Janus at 8:16), Touch Gallery, Cambridge, MA


Good News From Iran, Gallery Frank Pages, Geneva, Switzerland


Prestressed, Mah Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran 



Other Hours, curated by Maryam Hoseini and Phoebe d’Heurle, 601Artspace, New York, NY



Paddy Johnson and William Powhida, “What Curators Really Think: A Cringe Worthy Report,” Explain Me Podcast, December 29

Jerry Saltz, “To Do: December 13-27,” New York Magazine, page 120, December 13

Jerry Saltz, “The 10 Best Art Achievements of 2017,” Vulture, December 8

Kat Herriman, “Critics’ Pick: Maryam Hoseini,” Artforum, November 17

Gallagher, Emily. “What To See Now: New York November 2017,” Cultured Magazine, November 1

“Queer Spa,” PIN-UP Magazine, Issue 22, September 1

Shams, Alex. “Sedentary Fragmentation: Toward a Genealogy of Chicago’s Iranian Art Scene,” Ajam Media Collective, August 22

Fallahpisheh, Hadi and Olken, George. “Thinks: Mistaken Identity,” Bad At Sports, August 19

Hawbaker, KT. “Mapping Out Chicago’s Legacy of Iranian-American Art,” Chicago Tribune, August 18

Johnson, Rindon. “All The Feels,” Cultured Magazine, July 1

Kalinovsky, Roman. “A Hybrid State: Art by Seven Iranian-American Women,” Art Critical, July 5

McQuaid, Cate. “At Gallery Kayafas, Art From Iranian Women,” Boston Globe. June 22

Interview with the artist, Induction Burners Podcast, Episode 4, February 21


Cascone, Sarah. “MoMA PS1’s ‘Night at the Museum,’ ArtNet News. August 27



“The Artists’ Artists,” Artforum, page 69, December 1.



Luminarts Visual Arts Fellowship, Chicago, IL


New Artist Society and Full Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Merit Scholarship and Fellowship, Bard College, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY