ARGHAVAN KHOSRAVI BLENDS SURREAL IMAGERY WITH THE MOTIFS OF PERSIAN TEXTILES AND ARCHITECTURE.
Arghavan Khosravi (b. 1984, Shahr-e Kord, Iran) earned an MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design after completing the studio art program at Brandeis University. Khosravi previously earned a BFA in Graphic Design from Tehran Azad University and an MFA in Illustration from the University of Tehran. Khosravi has participated in numerous group exhibitions, at venues such as The Currier Museum of Art Manchester, NH; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Yinchuan, China; Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI; and Provincetown Art Association and Museum, MA; among others.
“The Garden,” acrylic on canvas mounted on shaped wood panels, 59 x 71 x 6 inches
Khosravi’s residencies include The Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH; The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; the Studios at MassMoCA, North Adams, MA; Monson Arts, Monson, ME; and Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY.
“Dreaming,” acrylic on canvas, wood panel, 121 x 121 x 4 centimeters
The White Flag acrylic on canvas mounted on shaped wood panels 76 x 94 x 9 in; 193 x 238.8 x 22.9 cm
“The Stage,” acrylic on canvas, wood panels, polyester rope, fifteen parts, 200 x 120 x 3 centimeters
“The Pomegranate Garden,” acrylic on canvas mounted on shaped wood panels, 74 x 57 x 8 inches
“The Castle,” acrylic on canvas, wood panels, elastic cord, 105 x 80 x 6 centimeters
The Red Fence acrylic on canvas mounted on shaped wood panels 94 x 56 x 18 in; 238.8 x 142.2 x 45.7 cm
Khosravi is a 2019 recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Painters & Sculptors Grant and a 2017-8 recipient of the Walter Feldman Fellowship. The artist’s work belongs to the collections of Those Rose Art Museum, The PAFA Museum, The Newport Art Museum and The Rhode Island School of Design Museum.