Maryam Hoseini (b. 1988, Tehran, Iran) earned a BA from Sooreh Art University in Tehran, Iran and dual MFA degrees from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL and Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson, NY simultaneously. The artist has participated in exhibitions at MoMA PS1, New York, NY; The Arts Club, London, UK; Galerie Isa, Mumbai, India; the Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and The Munich Cultural Center at Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany; among others. In 2017, Hoseini had her first solo exhibition, Of Strangers and Parrots, at Rachel Uffner Gallery, and she co-curated the exhibition Other Hours at 601 Artspace, both New York, NY. This year Hoseini will be included in the inaugural exhibition, Open Call, at The Shed, New York, NY and an exhibition at Ca’ del Duca, curated by Tamara Chalabi and Roya Maps in Venice, IT, coinciding with the Venice Biennale. The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.