Biography

Portrait of the artist







Conceptual artist, critic and curator, Haleh Niazmand has exhibited her art nationally and internationally in venues such; as San Diego Museum of Art, Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, NM, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, IA, Des Moines Art Center, IA, University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, Argentina to name a few, and 
has written numerous art reviews, curatorial as well as catalogue essays as well as curated many art exhibitions. 


Collectively, her art and writings have been published in a number of scholarly essays, journals and professional magazines including; Art Papers, US Art, X-Tra, Middle East Women Studies Review, Radical History Review, Artweek, Fuse and Mix Magazines, and her work reviewed in countless local papers and national newspapers including The Washington Post and San Francisco Chronicle. Furthermore, She has been the subject of interviews aired on Public Radio, Radio Free Europe of BBC, as well as Pacifica Radio.


Haleh Niazmand has designed and organized several collaborative projects with underrepresented community groups in California, as well as in Iowa during her Artist's Residency at the Des Moines Art Center from 1998 to 2000. From 2003-2005 Niazmand founded and directed Gallery Subversive; a nonprofit exhibition space, and from 2005-2011 served as the Gallery Director at Modesto Junior College. During the years working as gallery director, she curated some of the finest and most arresting dissident art exhibitions. 


She Holds an MFA from the University of Arizona in Tucson.