Born in Tehran, Iran - Lives and works in upstate New York


1992-1993 Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

2004 MFA, Columbia University, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

1995-1997 BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1993-1995 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


2017 To the Nines. The Catskill Mill, Catskill, NY

2016 Saturn’s Neckless, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE

2014 Midnight Moment: Laleh Khorramian, Times Square, New York, NY

2013 Art Statements, Art Basel, Basel, CH

2012 Water Panics in the Sea, Black Box Theatre I St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO

2011 Water Panics in the Sea, Nicole Klagsbrun Project Space, New York, NY

Water Panics in the Sea, The Third Line, The Pavilion, UAE

Water Panics in the Sea, Lisa Ruyter Gallery, Vienna, AU

2009 Scene 9, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, AU

2008 I Without End, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY

Zenith and Nadir, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE

2007 Surface to Air, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA

2006 Laleh Khorramian, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE

2005 Chopperlady, Salon 94, New York, NY



Rebel Souls, MIRA at Art Rio, Curated by David Gryn, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

ARKIPEL – Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia

Sit-In, September Gallery, Hudson, NY


Magnificent Chaos. Nanotronics Imaging, Brooklyn, NY

The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence. Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Site specific work in collaboration with Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian.


Suspended Animation: Moving Images in Print. International Print Center, NY, NY

Skerts, Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York, NY


Equations of Sight-Similarity, On Stellar Rays, New York, NY

Call me on Sunday, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, AT

Glitter. Poster Project - FLUC, Vienna, AT

Glitter. Poster Project - Dusseldorf, GR

Summer Group Show, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE


Salon, The Third Line, Dubai, UAE

On Air Festival, Ikono TV

Encounter: The Royal Academy in the Middle East, Katara Cultural Village, Doha, Qatar

Peekskill Project V, HVCCA, Peekskill, NY

VIDEONALE.14, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, DE


Encounter, Katara Cultural Village, Doha, QA

Cinéphémère, Fiac, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, FR

Reoriented, Havremagasinet, Boden, SE

Friday Late, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Making Room: The Space Between Two- and Three- Dimensions, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

Immaterial Extracted, Pei Ling Chan Gallery l SCAD, Savannah, GA

[Under Construction], Hotel Particulier, New York City, NY


Immaterial Extracted, Trois Gallery | SCAD Atlanta, GA

Paradise Lost, Istanbul Museum of Art, Istanbul, TR

THE STATE: Social/Antisocial? Traffic Gallery/The Third Line Gallery, Dubai UAE

Organs in the Snow, Louis V.E.S.P. Gallery Brooklyn, NY


Immaterial, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX

The Dissolve, Site Santa Fe Biennale 2010, Santa Fe, NM

Closing Night, Rooftop films, New York, NY

Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa, ON

New Frontier Shorts, Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT


The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, AU

Eerie and Languid, Artisterium, Tblisi, GE

RAAD O BARGH, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Salzburg, AU

Unveiled, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Play, Monica de Cardenas Gallery, Milan, IT

RAAD O BARGH, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, FR


Nocturnes, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

M.A.S.H, New York, NY

The Uncertain States of America-American Video Art of the 3rd Millennium— Moscow Biennial, Moscow, RU

Dream of Today, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

Hello I’m Crashing, Salon 94, New York, NY

Cosmologies, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY


Palette, Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY

Land Mine, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

Drawing III (Selected), G Module, Paris, FR

Cine Pobre Film Festival, Gibara, CU

Edun, Salon 94. New York, NY

The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY


Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY

Rainbow, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut, LB

Nocturnes, Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA

Greater NY 2005, MOMA/P.S.1 Museum, Long Island, NY


E-Flux Video Rental Project, E-Flux, New York, ongoing worldwide

Strange Animals, HDTS 4. Curated by F. Laserre and C. Gast, Joshua Tree, CA

After Goya, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY


2018 Soundscape 2018, Basilica, Hudson, NY

Incident Report, Hudson, NY

2014 January Midnight Moment, Times Square, New York, NY

2013 LALOON, Pop-up Boutique, Hudson, NY

Watermill Residency Program, Watermill, NY

Include Amplified Toilet Water, Artist book, edition of 33, Bartleby and Co. Publishers, Brussels, BE

2012 PAUSE Video Program, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas / Art Production Fund, Las Vegas, NV

Soiree 23: Laleh Khorramian, Bartleby and Co. Publishers, Brussels, BE

LALOON launch, New York City, NY

2011 Atom Fables in collaboration Shahzad Ismaily, Ballroom Marfa curates The Highline, New York, NY

2009 Baurenmarkt Residency, Vienna, AT (through June 2010)

2008 Krinzinger Projekte Residency, Vienna, AT (through March 2009)

2006 Moab Video Project, Moab, UT

2008 La Curtiduria Residency, Oaxaca City, MX

Band member/founder of Bauch Bein Po – synth rock band (ongoing)



Stosuy, Brandon,“On knowing when to take a break”, The Creative Independent, Aug 29

Armstrong, Mary Angeles, Chronogram, May 1


Mendes, Margarida, “Laleh Khorramian”, The Third Line E-Catalog


Laleh Khorramian - Epic Animations, Art21, New York Close Up, NY

Shapiro, David, Without Walls, Columbia Magazine


Meghdadi, Ali, “Profile: Laleh Khorramian” Canvas Magazine, Spring Issue

Schultz, Charles, "Interview with Laleh Khorramian”, Rackroom, Art Slant, Jan 30

“The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss”, Art in America, Jan 19

Hughes, Hanna,“Disaster, as in Unfavorable Star: Von Trier, Hodges, Khorramian” Adobeairstream, Jan 2


Taft, Catherine, “SITE Santa Fe Biennial” Artforum, Jan 2011

Vali, Murtaza, “Open Waters” The Pavilion Catalog

Neyra, Charlie, Diversions, Progress at The Pavilion, Khaleej Times May 13, 2011, pg. 12

Sutcliffe, Amy, Art in the City, April 24, 2011, Online

Michael Walker, “Water Panics in the Sea”, Arttattler, April 2011, Online

Grossi, Beatrice, “Water Panics in the Sea”, L’Agenda, Aril 2011, pg. 37, 38

Barrett, Nyree, “32 Art Exhibits to Sea”, Time Out Dubai, March 9 2011, pg 34


16 Artistes Iraniens, Exporama, May 2009

Raad O Bargh, Art Press, May 2009

Raad O Bargh, L’Express, Feb – March 2009

Debras, Berenice, Émirs Art, La Tribune Supplement, Online

Demir, Anaid, Mystery Perse, bc, 2009


Haroon, Layla, “Fact and Fiction Meet, Clothed in Relativity”, Gulf News, December 2008, pg. 14 – 15

Bartlett, Inga-Marie, “Peel to Reveal”, Inside Out, December 2008, pg. 116-118

Lord, Christopher, “Once More With Peeling”, October 2008, pg. 77

Yusuf, Muhamed, “To Be and Not To Be”, Gulf Today, October 2008, pg. 24 - 25

Wolff, Sarah, “The Light fantastic,” The National, October 26

Neil, Jonathan TD, ArtReview: September, p. 138-9

Vali, Murtaza, “Laleh Khorramian: I Without End” Art Asia Pacific, September, p. 210

Azimi, Negar, “Preview,” Bidoun, Spring

Cornell, Lauren, “Introducing Laleh Khorramian,” Modern Painters, June, p. 56

Rosenberg, Karen, “Art in Review,” The New York Times, June 20

“Galleries Downtown,” The New Yorker, July 7

Kley, Elisabeth, “Gotham Art & Theater,” Artnet, June


Baker, Kenneth, “Women’s Art at Mills College”, San Francisco Chronicle, October 20

Zita, Carmen, “10 artists in NY”, Trace Magazine, February


Kerr, Merrily, “Palette”, Time Out NY, Issue 568, August

Bors, Chris, “Chroma Trouble”, Artnet Magazine, August

Killen , Michael, “Hot Global Color: 57th St.” Bloomberg News, Aug 1

“Colors Abound”, The Sun, NY, August

Roberts, Soraya, “Magic Realist,Time Out Dubai, Issue 10, March

Gupta, Kamakshi, “Laleh Khorramian,” Khaleej Times Online, March

Bucarelli, Vivianna, “Vizioni Multiple,” Kult Magazine, March


Barliant, Claire “Critic’s Pick,” Artforum, October

Farzin, Media, “Preview,” Bidoun, Fall Issue

Lippens, Nate, “Just the Motion,The Stranger, September

Meade, Fionn, “World Within Worlds,” NYFA Interactive,

Saltz, Jerry, “Swirl World,Village Voice, Vol L, No 45

Honigman, Ana Finel, “Magic Kingdom's,” Artnet Magazine, December


Serrote 29, Brazilian Literary Journal, 2018

Include Amplified Toilet Water, Artist book, edition of 33, Bartleby and Co. Publishers, Brussels, BE 2012

Paradise Lost, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, 2011 Ottawa International Animation Festival, 2010 Sundance Film Festival 2010

Visionaire 2010, New York, NY

Footnotes on Geopolitics, Market, and Amnesia, exhibition catalogue, Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia, 2007

Water Panics in the Sea, Bidoun, Spring, Issue 7 2006

American Letters & Commentary Literary Journal, Fall 2005, Issue 17, 2005

Fourteen Hills Literary Journal, Dept of Creative Writing, SFSU, Fall 2005, Vol 12, No 1 Greater NY 2005, Exhibition Catalogue, NY Arts, New York, NY

E-Flux Video Rental Catalogue, E-Flux, New York, NY, 2004


Gottlieb Foundation Grant 2007

Pollock – Krasner Foundation Grant 2007

The Pat Hearn and Colin Deland Foundation Grant 2006

The Artist Fellowship Award 2006

Agnes Martin Award 2002

Evolving Perceptions Scholarship 1995

Florida Individual Artist Fellowship 1994

Francis Hook Scholarship 1994


Basic Drawing, Fall 2018, Columbia University, New York, NY

Visiting Artist Workshop and Grad show judge, Spring 2015, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA Visiting Artist, Fall 2007, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY

Figure Painting, Spring 2006, Columbia University, New York, NY

Painting 1, Fall 2005, Columbia University, New York, NY

Beginning Painting, Summer 2004, Columbia University, New York, NY

Mixed Media, Summer 1996, Children’s Program- Rhode Island School of

Design, Providence, RI