Bahar Taheri

Born 1980, Tehran, Iran.
Lives in Montreal, Canada

Education

2009, MFA in Painting, Soore Art University, Tehran, Iran.
2006, BFA in Painting, Soore Art University, Tehran, Iran.
2000, Post-Diploma degree in Graphic Design, Shareyati University, Tehran, Iran.

Art Residencies, Participations and Membership

2015, Ran workshop in Shana Moulton's class, Kunstakademie Munster, Germany.
2013, Art residency in Munster FAK project, Germany.
2012, Artist in residence, Salzburg Art residency, Austria.
Member of the "Association of Iranian Painters".
Member of "Institute for Promotion of Visual Arts".

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions:

2014, Etemad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2013, FAK exhibition space, Munster, Germany.
2009, Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2005, Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015, Aran Gallery,"Tehran Virtual or Real", Aran project, Tehran, Iran.
2015, Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2015, Mekic Gallery,"Selfie", Montreal, Canada.
2015, MAI,SalonEsque, Montreal, Canada.
2015, Open house Atelierhaus Speicher II, Munster, Germany.
2015, Gallery Royal, "Tehran Mon Amour", Munich, Germany.
2015, Cafe Gallery Anja, "La Nuit Blanche", Montreal, Canada.
2014, Niavaran Cultural Center "Salvation, Gaza", Tehran, Iran.
2013, Austrian cultural forum (OKAF), Tehran, Iran.
2012, Artist talk & presentation of artworks, Gallerie IM Traklhase, Salzburg, Austria.
2012, Azad Gallery, Still Life, Tehran, Iran.
2012, Mohsen Gallery, Portrait, Tehran, Iran.
2012, Atbin Gallery, Portrait (The Last Time I Saw You), Tehran, Iran.
2011, Mohsen Gallery, (Border), mixed media group exhibition, Tehran, Iran.
2011, Etemad Gallery, (Portrait 13.18), Tehran, Iran.
2010, ICC ATHENS, (Sketching Through The Walls), group exhibition, Athens, Greece.
2010, Mohsen Gallery, (Auto- portraits), group painting exhibition, Tehran, Iran.
2010, Atbitn Gallery, (Inverted Heaven), group painting exhibition, Tehran, Iran.
2010, Art Center Gallery, group painting exhibition, Tehran, Iran.
2008, Niavaran Cultural Center, "Association of Iranian Painters" Tehran, Iran.
2008, Mane-Honar-No Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2008, Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2007, 2007, Painting Workshop and exhibition in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts (TMOCA), Tehran, Iran.
2007, Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran.
2007, Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2005, Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
2002, Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran.

Bibliography

"Tehran Art-A popular Revolution", Contemporary art Publication, 2012, Tehran, Iran.
"Memory, History, Oblivion", by Farid Aminloeslam, Tandis visual arts biweekly magazine July 2014,Iran.
"Fahnen auf der Flucht", by Sabine Muller, Zeitung Fur Munster, 9.3.2013, Germany.
Munsters che Zeitung, "Gestohlene Fahnen ou Teheran", by Von Gerhald H.Kock, 9.3.2013, Germany.
"Austausch und Dialog", by Junge Kuratoren, Kontur magazine, spring 2013,Germany.

Professional Experience

2012-2014, Painting teacher.
Lena Institute (www.lenacomplex.com)
18, Parasto Alley, Abdoli St, Dejamjo St, South Kamraneye, Tehran, Iran. Tel: 22806131.

2006-2009, Artistic Expert.
Urban Beatification Organization of City of Tehran (www.zibasazi.ir)
50, Damanafshar St, Valiasr St, Vanak Sq, Tehran, Iran. Tel: (+98) 21 88880481-3.