Amir H.Fallah

Education
MFA in Painting
2005|University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Los Angeles, California
BFA in Fine Art / Painting
2001|Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Baltimore, Maryland

 

AWARDS
2015|Joan Mitchell Foundation 2015 Painters & Sculptors Grant
2015|18th Street Arts Center Artist Lab Residency, Santa Monica, CA
2002–2005|Jacob Javits Fellowship
2001| Maryland Institute, College of Art Barry Holniker Merit Scholarship
2001|Ovissi Gallery & Evolving Perceptions Iranian Artist Scholarship
2000–2001|Maryland Institute, College of Art / New York Studio Program
1998 Maryland Institute, College of Art Trustee Award and Presidents Scholarships

 

Solo Exhibitions
2016 | Corner, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, CA
All Experience Is An Arch, Hap Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 |The Caretaker, Nerman Museum Of Art, Overland, KS
Perfect Strangers, 18th Street Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
From The Primitive To The Present, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014| Between The Folds, JOYCE Gallery, Hong Kong
2013| The Collected, The Third Line, Dubai United Arab Emirates
The Arrangement, The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Collected, Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA
2010| Spaced Case (Bong Rips, Magical Potions, Mystical Flora and Avatars), Baer Ridgway Exhibitions,
San Francisco, CA
2009 | Flowers & Terrorists, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Make It Believe, The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Ninth Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2008 | Post Stagecraft, Redux Art Center, Charleston, SC
Pedestal, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
2007 | Rhys Gallery, Boston, MA (with Evelyn Rydz)
Under The Indigo Dome, The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2006| I Wanted To Change The World But All I Changed Was Myself, M.Y. Art Prospects, New York, NY
Solo Exhibitions
2005| You know where you came from, you know where you are going, and you know where you belong,
The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Group Exhibitions
2015| Golden State, Calfiornia Contemporary, Bunsen Goetz Galerie, Nuremberg, Germany
Tomorrow, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
Uncommon Terrain, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, CA
We Must Risk Delight- Twenty Artists From Los Angeles, 56th La Biennale Di Venezia, Venice, Italy
In Good Company, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, KS
Darkness Invisible, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL
A Curious Blindness, Wallach Art GalleryColumbia University, New York, NY
2014 | When It Is Dark Enough, CES Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Hey Stranger, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO
I’ll Show You Mine, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
Exquisite Corpse, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX
Theory Of Survival:Fabrications, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Ten, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY
Illusions Of A Perfect Utopia, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
New Neon, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center For The Arts, Walnut Creek,CA
2013| Sense And Sensibility I, Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery, Walnut, CA
10 Year Anniversary Show, Gallery Poulsen , Copenhagen, Denmark
Fever Dreams, Koplin Del Rio, Los Angeles, CA
Desaturated Rainbow, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
SuperCallaFragileMysticEcstasyDioecious, Lancaster Museum Of Art And History, Lancaster, CA
Cash, Cans & Candy, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna, Austria
The Archaic Revival, Gallery Zic Zerp, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Desaturated Rainbow, Field Projects, New York, NY
Chockablock, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
2012 | Drown Me In Pictures, Latned Atsär, Los Angeles, CA
Line Dancing, 5790projects, Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA
Art Dubai, The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2011| Show Off!, Salsali Private Museum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The State: Social / Antisocial?, The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
About Paint, Carl Berg Projects Los Angeles, CA
I Don’t Need Your Money Honey, All I Need Is Love. Works From the Farook Collection, Traffic,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2010 | Western Project, Los Angeles, CA
Brain Drain, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD
Tilt, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2009 | The Pop Of Colors, POV Evolving, Los Angeles, CA
Re-mix, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Almost Home, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
All Under One Roof, Tarryn Teresa Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show Part 1, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO
2008 | Art on Paper 2008 Biennial, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Art After The Revolution: Contemporary Photography from Iran And California, SF Arts Commission,San Francisco, CA
Terradome, Art Dubai (Rhys Gallery), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Aerials of Sublime Transscapes, Lookal 01, Breda, The Netherlands
Group Show curated by Barnaby Whitfield, 31 Grand, New York, NY
Feel The Difference – Cultural Branding Remix, Works, San Jose, CA
What Do You Care?, Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Some Paintings, the 3rd LA Weekly Annual Biennial , Track 16, Los Angeles, CA
2007 |Rogue Wave, LA Louver, Venice, CA
Artists Annual 2007, BlK/MRKT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006| Mulvane Museum of Art Re-Opening, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
Planescapes, Laband Gallery: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
2005| Supersonic, LA Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Thesis Exhibition, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Love Songs, Overtones, Los Angeles, CA
2004 | Scope Art Fair (Cherrydelosreyes), Miami, FL
Cornceptual Popstraction, Cherrydelosreyes, Los Angeles, CA
Lost In _ _ _ _ _, 4-F, Los Angeles, CA
Painting LA, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
New York Armory Show, Raid Projects, New York, NY
2003| Emotional Sensibilities, CP Artspace, Washington, D.C.
I Am Human And I Deserve To Be Loved, Overtones, Los Angeles, CA
Amirica, Artspace, Richmond, VA
2002| New Talent IV, Siganal 66, Washington, D.C.
M.Y. Art Prospects, New York, NY
2001| PORNGLOSSDOPE, Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, N
Calligraphic Legacy, Transamerica Pyramid Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016
– Ashley Stull Meyers, Amir H. Fallah: All Experience Is an Arch at Hap Gallery, Dailyserving, 4/22/16
-Sans Titre (2016): Art’s New Guard On Show In Paris Exhibition, Marie Périer, Vogue Paris, 4/5/16
– Matteo Lonardi, Universally Iranian: artists without borders – in pictures, the Guardian, 3/8/2016
2015
– Danna Lorch, The Secret Playlist, Selections Magazine, 11/1/2015
– Blair Schulman,Three Solo Shows Reshape a Single Museum, Hyperallergic.com, 09/17/2015
– Danna Lorch, Amir H. Fallah Creates a Portrait in Cactus and Lava Lamps in The Caretaker, Artslant, 8/25/15
– Gina Kaufmann, Symbolic Succulents, KCUR 89.3, 08/11/2015
– Tim MacLean, Behind The Exterior, Wowxwow.com, 06/8/2015
– Holland Cotter, A Curious Blindness, New York Times,06/6/2015
– Anna Nelson, Amir H. Fallah: Expressions Of Identity, KCET.org, 02/20/2015
2014
– Victoria Casal-Data, To Deconstruct And Veil, Art At Bay Issue 1.3, 06/01/2014
– Gabe Scott, Amir H. Fallah, Juxtapoz Magazine, 02/01/14
– Stephanie Sykes, Two Of A Kind, Harpers Bazaar Art Arabia, 01/10/2014
– Sara Mohazzebi,Possesions Of Sincerity, Canvas Magazine 01/10/2014
2013
– 100 Best Fall Shows, Modern Painters, 10/09/2013
– A.Moret, Fever Dreams Review, art ltd., 09/2013
– A.Moret, The Color TheoryOf Two Coasts, Installation Magazine, 08/24/2013
– Shana Nys Dambrot, Desaturated Rainbow, LA Weekly, 08/20/2013
– Anna Seaman, Dubai Still Life Exhibit Inspired By Classics,The National 07/20/2013
– Jenny Hewett, Flemish Floral Art In Dubai, Time Out Dubai, 07/16/2013
– “The Arrangement” By Amir H. Fallah, Islamic Arts Magazine, 07/12/2013
– Megan Koester, Fever Dreams At Koplin Del Rio, Fabrik Magazine, 07/10/2013
– Maymanah Farhat , In Conversation With Amir H. Fallah, Jadaliyya, 07/03/2013
– Hilary Harkness, Studio View: Painter Amir H. Fallah, 4/30/2013
– Rachelle Reichert, Artist Interview: Amir H. Fallah, Art-Rated 4/29/2013
– Kelly Inouye, Amir H. Fallah: The Collected at Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, 4/17/2013
– Amelia Sechman, The Right Stuff: Amir H. Fallah At Gallery Wendi Norris, Dailyserving.com, 3/21/2013
– George Melrod, Artist Profile: Amir H. Fallah, art ltd., 03/01/2013
– A. Moret, Featured Cover Article, Installation Magazine Issue:01, 03/12/2013
2012
– Tracy Harnish, Amir H. Fallah: The Coded Portrait Of A Ghost, Huffington Post Arts, 11/28/2012
– Catlin Moore, Fresh Faces In Art: Eight LA Artists You Should Know, Fabrik Magazine, 10/02/2012
– Shana Nys Dambrot, 10 Great Artworks At Art Platform Los Angeles, LA Weekly 10/02/2012
– Matt Bua & Maximillian Goldfarb, Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings, Laurence King, 10/1/2012
– Priscilla Frank. Amir Fallah’s Still Lifes Electrify Frey Norris Gallery, Huffington Post Arts, 02/29/2012
– Kyle Fitzpatrick,Beauty, Decay, And Art Making In Los Angeles: An Interview with Amir H. Fallah, Los Angeles I’m
Yours, 1/1/2012
2011
– Bill Donovan. In Conversation with Amir H. Fallah, Whitehot Magazine, 11/15/2011
– Yasmin Mohseni. Beyond The White Cube, Artistvisit.com, 10/4/2011
– The Belle Campagne Issue, Kultorama, 2011
– Editors Pick, New American Paintings #91, 2011
2010
– David Pagel. Culture Monster, Los Angeles Times, 8/29/2010
– Hiya Swanhuyser. “In Which We Get Told, ” SF Weekly, 1/3/2010
2009
– Charles Crowell. “Macabre, But Colorful, ” The National, 4/29/2009
– Jyoti Kalsi. “Fantastical By Second Nature, ” Gulf News, 4/30/2009
– Paul Laster. “A Cultural Hybrid With A Vision, ” Artkrush.com, 4/5/2009
– Staff. “The New Ways Of Seeing, ” The National, 3/2009
2008
– Josef Woodard. Pedestal, Artweek, 7/2008
– Jessica Jardine. “Pedestal, ” Flavorpill.com, 3/5/2008
– Jeffrey Ryan. What Do You Care?, Frieze Magazine Online, 2/5/2008
– Doug Harvey. “Some Paintings, ” LA Weekly, 9/9/2008
2007
– Seth Curcio. Interview, Dailyserving.com, 2/9/2007
– Cate McQuald. “Constructing Forts On Canvas, ” Boston Globe, 9/27/2007
– George Melrod. “Rogue Wave, ” Art Ltd Magazine, 9/2007
– Emma Gray. “LA Confidential, ” Artnet.com, 7/23/2007
– Leah Olman. “The Good Type of Rogue, ” Los Angeles Times, 7/6/2007
2006
– Peter Frank. “10 Emerging Artists, ” LA Weekly, 1/6/2006
2005
– Dolly Amez. “Art Scene: Where Graffiti Meets Art, ” Inside Out Dubai,10/2005
– Soraya Roberts. “American Graffiti, ” Time Out Dubai, 9/1/2005
– Arts Editor. “Portraits of a Lady, ” What’s On Dubai, 9/2005
– Nadine K. “A Space Exploration, ” The Buzz Dubai, 9/13/2005
2004
– Peter Frank. “Pick Of The Week: Cornceptual Popstraction, ” LA Weekly, 12/3/2004
– Maryam Ovissi. “Amir H. Fallah, ” Bidoun Magazine Issue: 00
2003
– Doug Harvey. “Apocalypse Maintenant, ” LA Weekly, 8/7/2003
2002
– Emily Hall. “Art : Review / Painters and Emperors, ” The Stranger, 1/30/2002
2001
– Anna Fahey. “Tagging Westward, ” Seattle Weekly, 12/20/2001
– Emily Hall. “The Stranger Suggests, ” The Stranger, 12/6/200

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