CV

BAHAR TAHERI

Education

  • 2018 MFA in Painting, Comparative evaluation for studies done outside of Quebec
  • 2009 MFA in Painting, Soore University, Tehran, Iran
  • 2006 BFA in Painting, Soore University, Tehran, Iran
  • 2000 Associate degree in Graphic Design, Shariaty Technical College, Tehran, Iran

Additional Training and Certificates

  • 2016-18 Certificat de perfectionnement en français langue seconde, UQAM, Montreal, Canada
  • 2016-19 Lithography 1&2 and photolithography, Prof. Carlos Calado, Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, Canada
  • 2016 Studies in 20th-Century Art Course, with prof. David Elliot, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
  • 2016 Engraving as Drawing, with prof. René Donais, Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, Canada
  • 2006-08 Contemporary Art History, Mahe Mehr Cultural & Art Institute, Tehran, Iran

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020 Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montreal, Canada
  • 2014 Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2013 FAk exhibition space, Münster, Germany
  • 2009 Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2005 Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibition (selection)

  • 2019 Art Toronto, Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Toronto, Canada
  • 2018 Participation in exhibition/workshop Traits d’union, mémoire du corps de François Morelli, Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montréal, Canada               
  • Duo with Marie-Douce St-Jacques, Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montreal, Canada
  • Erotic Art Fair, Eastern Bloc, Montreal, Canada
  • 2017 « Un million d’horizons», Mtl 375th anniversary, duo with Makhfi, Galerie Port-Maurice, Montreal, Canada
  • Expo 67/17, Montréal, arts interculturels (MAI), Montreal, Canada
  • 2016 MEKIC, Montreal, Canada
  • Nulle p’ART Ailleurs, DAM 10th anniversary, TOHU, Montreal, Canada
  • 2015 Tehran Virtual or Real, Aaran Project, Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • Etemad Gallery , Tehran, Iran
  • Selfie, MEKIC, Montreal, Canada
  • Salon Esque, Montréal, arts interculturels (MAI), Montreal, Canada
  • Open house Atelierhaus Speicher II, Münster, Germany
  • Tehran Mon Amour, Galerie Royal, Munich, Germany
  • La Nuit Blanche, Café Aunja, Montreal, Canada
  • 2014 Salvation,Gaza, Niavaran Cultural Centre, Tehran, Iran
  • 2013 Tehran Art, Lajevardi Fondation, Tehran, Iran
  • Austrian cultural forum (OKAF), Tehran, Iran
  • 2012 Artist talk and presentation of artworks, IM Traklhase Gallery, Salzburg, Austria
  • Still Life, Installation – Performance, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • Portrait, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • Portrait (The Last Time I Saw You), Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2011 Border : mixed-media exhibition, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • Portrait 13.18, Etemad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2010 Sketching Through the Walls, ICC ATHENS, Athens, Greece
  • Auto-portraits (exposition de peinture), Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • Inverted Heaven (exposition de peinture), Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2009 Exposition de peinture, Art Center, Tehran, Iran
  • 2008 Community of Iranian Painters, Niavaran Cultural Centre, Tehran, Iran
  • Installation & Sound effect, Mane-Honar-No Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • Laleh Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2007 Painting Workshop and Exhibition, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMOCA), Tehran, Iran
  • Niavaran Cultural Centre, Tehran, Iran
  • Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Professional Experience | Teaching

  • 2019 Creative drawing course, Inside out/Outside in, Kin Experience, Montreal, Canada
  • 2017 Mediation Workshop, “Calliportrait”, Project for Montreal’s 375th, Saint-Léonard Library, Montreal, Canada
  • 2016 Painting Teacher, Les Jardins de l’Aubade, Montreal, Canada
  • 2015-16 Painting Teacher, Association Récréative Milton-Parc (ARMP), Montreal, Canada
  • 2015 Workshop, class of prof. Shana Moulton, Kunstakademie Münster, Allemagne
  • 2012-14 Painting Teacher, Lena Complex, Tehran, Iran
  • 2001-05 Gole sarsabad, Tehran, Iran

Professional Experience | Other

  • 2019 Curator, Videos Teheran/Montreal Centre des arts actuels Skol/New Media Society, Montreal, Canada/ Teheran, Iran
  • 2018 Artist/Curator, Centre des arts actuels Skol, “DémART” le Conseil des arts de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
  • Painting Workshop Program, “La culture à l’école”, ministère de la Culture et des Communications, Montreal, Canada
  • 2009-14 Assistant Curator, Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2006-09 Artistic Expert, Teheran City Council, Tehran, Iran

Grants

  • 2018 Alliance- artiste en arts visuels, Montréal, arts interculturels (MAI), Montreal, Canada
  • DémART-MTL, Conseil des arts de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

Artist Residencies

  • 2013 Münster FAK project, Münster, Germany
  • 2012 Salzburg Art Residency, Salzburg, Austria

Memberships

  • Member on the Board of Directors, Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montreal, Canada
  • Member, DAM, Montreal, Canada
  • Member, articule, Montreal,Canada
  • Member, Association of Iranian Painters, Tehran, Iran
  • Member, Institute for Promotion of Visual Arts, Tehran, Iran

Publications | Book

  • 2012 “Tehran Art-A Popular Revolution”, Contemporary Art Publication, Tehran, Iran

Publications | Articles

  • 2019  MMFA Press release, Sharing the Museum 20th anniversary, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
  • “Bahar Taheri : De Téhéran à Montréal”, Montréal arts interculturels à Journal Métro
  • 2017 “Un million d’horizons catalogue”, le réseau Accès culture de la ville de Montréal
  • 2014 “Memory,History,oblivion” by Farid Aminoleslam, Tandis Visual Arts, Iran
  • 2013 “Fahnen auf der Flucht” by Sabine Mulle, Zeitung Für Münster, Germany
  • 2013 “Gestohlene Fahnen ou Teheran” by Von Gerhald H.Kock, Münsters che Zeitung, Germany,
  • 2013 “Austausch und Dialog” by Junge Kuratoren, Kontur Journal, Germany