R O S H A N   H O U S H M A N D
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019           Under the Bodhi Tree, Gifts of Art, The University of Michigan, Taubman Center
                South  Gallery. Ann Arbor, MI.
2015           Text and Context, Bright Hill Press. Treadwell, NY.
2014           Sacred Spaces, The Community Arts Network of Oneonta (CANO). Oneonta, NY.
2013           Reflections of You, Fairview Public Library. Margaretville, NY.
2012           Petrichor; Andes Society for History and Culture Hunting Tavern Museum. Andes, NY.
2010           trailscripts, Blue Star Arts Complex. San Antonio, TX. Sponsored by NYFA SOS Grant.
2008           Event Paintings, Mural Gallery. Stamford, NY.
2005           Lightning, Andes Society for History and Culture Hunting Tavern Museum.
                Andes, NY.  Sponsored by NYSCA Community Arts Decentralization Grant.
1999           Roshan Houshmand, Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Sewickley, PA.
1997           Pigment Paintings, Cruz Gallery. Santa Fe, NM.
1996           Roshan Houshmand, Spirit. Santa Fe, NM.
1995           A Benjamin, Galeria Rene Metras. Barcelona, Spain.
1994           Roshan Houshmand, Galeria Llevant. Mallorca, Spain.
1993           Ritos y Gritos, Galerie Denise Levy. Barcelona, Spain.
1992           Roshan Houshmand, Galeria Nota Bene. Cadaques, Spain.
1992           Roshan Houshmand, Spirit Arts. Santa Fe, NM.
1992           Roshan Houshmand, Marguerite Oestreicher Fine Arts. New Orleans, LA.
1990           R.H. Macy and Co., North-facing storefront windows. New York, NY.
1990           Roshan Houshmand, Marianovich Arte. Barcelona, Spain.
1989           Anomaly, HOME for Contemporary Theatre and Art. New York, NY.
1987           Roshan Houshmand, Sadolin Inc. Copenhagen, Denmark.
1986           Roshan Houshmand, Jedigs Kunsthandle. Copenhagen, Denmark.
1984           Senior Thesis Exhibition, Villa Schifinoia. Florence, Italy.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019            3rd Biennial of Barcelona, MEAM (European Museum of Modern Art), Barcelona,
                 Spain.Curated by Salvatore and Francesco Russo.
2019            Five, ArtBar Gallery. Kingston, NY.
2018            Parsing Sign and Image Exhibition, VETS Gallery. Providence, RI.
2018            Transformation, Gallery MC. New York, NY.
2018            Tibet House US Benefit Auction, Tibet House/Christie’s. New York, NY.
2017            HYGGE, Small Art Holiday Show, Cross Contemporary Art Gallery. Saugerties, NY.
2017            Back to the Garden, Ciel Gallery. Charlotte, NC.
2015            Arte en las Embajadas, Art in Embassies Program, San Jose, Costa Rica.
2015            Italia Docet/Laboratorium, 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice
                 Biennale Collateral Event, Palazzo Barbarigo Minotto. Venice, Italy.
2014            Endangered, Woodstock Art Association and Museum. Woodstock, NY.
                 Susan Asarian Nickerson Social Commentary Honorable Mention Award for The
                 Cage.
2014, 15      Tibet House US Benefit Auction, Tibet House/Christie’s. New York, NY.
2013, 14      12 x 12, Leo Koenig Gallery. Andes, NY.
2012            New York ArtExpo. New York, NY.
2010            Confluences of Culture, East and West, Walter Wickiser Gallery. New York, NY.
2009-11       Gallery 61 Main. Andes, NY.
2009            The Flower Show, Walter Meade Gallery. Roxbury, NY.
2009            B. Sharp Gallery. Oneonta, NY.
2008             Rhonda Schaller Gallery. New York, NY.
2008            West Kortright Faculty Show. West Kortright, NY.
2007            72nd National Juried Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association. Cooperstown, NY.
2006            21st Century American Women Artists, ART in Embassies Program, Truman Hall,
                 US Mission to NATO. Brussels, Belgium. US Dept. of State Grant recipient.
2005, 6        Galeria Metras. Barcelona, Spain.
2004            Alpan International 2004, Alpan Gallery. Long Island, NY.
2003            Evolving Perceptions, CP ArtSpace. Washington, DC.
2002            The Art of Love, SAAAIDS, Gallery ArtsIndia. New York, NY.
2002            Celebrating Spirituality, Central Wyoming College Gallery. Riverton, WY.
2002            Cross Cultural Expressions, M.Y. Art Prospects. New York, NY.
2000            Worth Gallery, University of California. Berkeley, CA.
1999, 00      Evolving Perceptions, 505 Gallery. Washington, D.
1998            Evolving Perceptions, National Press Club. Washington, D.C.  
1995, 99      Galeria Nota Bene. Cadaques, Spain.
1993            II Biennial of Art for the Fight Against AIDS, Palau Robert. Barcelona, Spain.  
1993            L‘Estany del Desig, Centre Civic Carmel. Barcelona, Spain.  
1993            Arxipelag, Capella del Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu. Barcelona, Spain.  
1993            Maraton de les Artes, Mercat de les Flors. Barcelona, Spain.  
1992, 96      Spirit Arts. Santa Fe, NM.          
1992            Galeria SIO. Calafell, Spain.
1991            Turner-Carroll Gallery. Santa Fe, NM.
1991            33 Premi a la Pintura Jove, Sala Pares. Barcelona, Spain.  
1991            TOTEM, Boca Raton Museum of Art. Boca Raton, FL.  
1990            Art and Design from Spain, Bloomingdale’s. New York, New York.  
1990            Curzon Gallery. Boca Raton, FL.  
1985            Chicago Center for the Print. Chicago, IL.


AWARDS/GRANTS

2019       International Diego Velazquez Prize, European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM),
            Barcelona, Spain. Curated by Salvatore and Francesco Russo.
2017       State University of New York at Delhi, NY.
            - UUP Professional Development Grant.
            - LA & S Professional Development Grant.
            - Provost’s Professional Development Grant for COIL.
            - Diversity Mini-Grant Award for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL);
            US-Mexico Multistate Program.
2013-16  New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Arts in Education Decentralization
            Grants; art projects designed and taught by Roshan Houshmand, administered by
            Roxbury Arts Group.  Roxbury, NY.
            -  Andes Central School Mosaic Project
            -  Margaretville Central School Master Painting Project
            -  Margaretville Central School Mandala Painting Project
            -  South Kortright Central School Global History Art Projects
2016       UUP Professional Development Grant, State University of New York at Delhi, Delhi, NY.
2014       Susan Asarian Nickerson Social Commentary Honorable Mention Award for painting
            The Cage in exhibition: “Endangered”, Woodstock Art Association and Museum.  
            Woodstock, NY.
2014       Michelle MacNaught Foundation Grants for coordinating and teaching “ASK; Art this
            Summer for Kids” and “Margaretville Central School Master Painting Project”. Hobart, NY.
2011       Special Merit Recognition Award: Representation of Scientific/Mathematical Principle
            and Phenomena for painting Theoretical Event, at the “SMART Contest”, The Next
            Big Idea. Los Alamos, NM.
2010-12  The A. Lindsay and Olive B. O'Connor Foundation Grant for coordinating and
            teaching “ASK - Art this Summer for Kids”.  Hobart, NY.
2010-12  New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Community Arts Decentralization
            Grant; for coordinating and teaching “ASK - Art this Summer for Kids”,
            administered by Roxbury Arts Group.  Roxbury, NY.
2010       New York State Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) SOS Grant, for exhibition:  
            “trailscripts”, San Antonio, Texas, administered by the Upper Catskill  
            Community Center for the Arts.  Oneonta, NY.
2006       US Department of State Grant for exhibition: “21st Century American Women Artists”,
            ART in Embassies Program, Truman Hall, US Mission to NATO. Brussels, Belgium.
2005       New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Community Arts Decentralization Grant for
            solo exhibition “Lightening”, Andes Society for History and Culture Hunting Tavern
            Museum.  Andes, New York, administered by Roxbury Arts Group. Roxbury, NY.
2003       Second Place: Abstract-International, IVAcc 3B. Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
            Award of Excellence: The Healing Power of Art, Manhattan Arts International. NY, NY.
2001       First Prize:The Traveler, Honorable Mention: The Annunciation, El Fumador.
            Sewickley, PA.
1982       Sandra Kessleman Slotnik Scholarship Award for Outstanding Leadership in the
            Arts, Bennington College.  Bennington, VT.
1982       Ella Woodner Macy Scholarship Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Arts,  
            Bennington College Bennington, VT.


EMPLOYMENT

2007-current State University of New York at Delhi (SUNY Delhi).  Delhi, NY.
                   Adjunct Instructor of painting and art appreciation. Initiated and began teaching
                   intro to painting course in 2011, developed and began teaching online painting
                   course in 2016, producing eight demonstration videos for course. In 2013 taught an
                   independent study sdvanced level painting course. VLDD (Virtual Learning Design
                   and Delivery) and Moodle Certifications.
2017-current Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH.
                   Adjunct instructor of online Intro drawing and intro to humanities II.
2011              Roxbury Arts Group. Roxbury, NY.
                   Curator for contemporary art gallery and director for children’s summer art
                   workshops.
2005-07         Enderlin Gallery, Roxbury, NY.  Director of contemporary art gallery.
2005-07         Catskill Arts Society, Hurleyville, NY. Painting instructor.
2000 - 02       Community College of Allegheny County.  West Mifflin, PA.
                   Painting (levels I &II), drawing (levels I &II), art appreciation adjunct instructor.
2000 - 02       Penn State University.  Beaver, PA. Adjunct drawing instructor.
2001              The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  Pittsburgh, PA.
                   Color theory, perspective and drawing adjunct instructor.
1998-99         Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA.
                   Instructor of pre-college painting and drawing and conceptual self-portrait
                   and director of children’s summer art camps.
1992-1993     Escola Massana.  Barcelona Spain.
                   Visiting artist for senior-level painting students.
1991              Marianovich Arte.  Barcelona, Spain. Director for contemporary art gallery.
1990 - 91       LEAP (Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program).  New York, NY.
                   Art Coordinator and teacher with NPO for New York Public School System
                   introducing arts into the curricula, training teachers and teaching students.
1989, 91        Prakapas Gallery.  New York, NY. Assistant to director at gallery
                   specializing in Bauhaus photography.


EDUCATION

2016, 17            Tsering Art School, Boudhanath, Nepal. Three-month thangka painting course.
2015                  Institute of Tibetan Thangka Arts, Dharamsala, India. Two-month thangka painting
                       course.  
1984, 5, 9          Painting Tutorial with Julio Alpuy of the Taller of Joaquin Torres Garcia; New York, NY.
1984                  Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
                       Graduate Program at Rosary College Graduate School of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy.
1983                  Master of Arts in Art History, Dominican University, River Forest, IL Graduate  
                       Program at Rosary College Graduate School of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy.
1981                  School of Visual Arts, New York, NY; Summer Program in Morocco.
1982                  Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, Bennington College, Bennington, VT. Scholarship  
                       student.


WORKSHOPS TAUGHT

2005-19  CROP (Creating Rural Opportunities Partnerships), BOCES, administered by
            Roxbury Arts Group.  Coordinator and teacher of after-school art projects.
2014       “Drawing from Life”, four-day workshop taught to HS students at Franklin Center
            School, administered by DCMO BOCES, Oneonta, NY.
2010-14  “ASK” (Art this Summer for Kids)”. Week-long art day-camps for children at the
            Andes Society for History and Culture, Andes, NY and the Delaware County
            Historical Association, Delhi, NY and my studio in Andes, NY. Coordinator, grant
            writer and teacher of art camps. Sponsored by The Michelle MacNaught Fund, The
            New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Grants, The A. Lindsay and
            Olive B.  O'Connor Foundation Grants and Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation.
2009       Two-week painting workshop in Corn Island, Nicaragua.  Coordinator and Instructor.          
2008       Ten-day painting workshop for adults in Costa Rica. Coordinator and Instructor.          
2008, 11  West Kortright Center, West Kortright, NY. Art Instructor for workshops
2004-7    Catskill Center for the Arts, Livingston Manor, NY.  Painting Instructor.
2005       Upper Catskill Community Center for the Arts, Oneonta, NY.  Painting Instructor.    


PUBLICATIONS/FEATURES

-   CERN COURIER, Summer Issue, July/August, 2019.IOP Publishing, Bristol, England, 2019. Cover
 paintings.
-   The Magazine, Summer 2019 Issue. Bennington College, Bennington, VT, 2019. "What Didn’t Exist  
 Before  You Made It." Featured paintings:
Under the Bodhi Tree; Blazing Stupa, More White Clouds
 and Red and Gold, Caravanserai, p..39.
-   Art International Contemporary Magazine, Issue #2, March/April 2019. ART NOW, Palermo, Italy, 2019.
 Featured painting:
Kushinagar, p. 87.
-   3a Bienal de Arte Barcelona, ART NOW catalog, Art Now Media, Palermo, Italy. 2019. Featured work:
 
Under the Bodhi Tree, More White Clouds, p. 240.
-   International Prize Velazquez, ART NOW catalog, Art Now Media, Palermo, Italy. 2019. Featured  
 painting:
Kushinagar, p.38.
-   A5 Magazine, Portfolio #25, April 2019. Liverpool, UK, 2019.
-   Minetta Review Fall 2017. Wordpress, NYU, 2017. Paintings Featured:
Under the Bodhi Tree; Water,
 Peony, Butterfly, Midnight.
-   Drazen, Prelec. “A Solution to the Single Question Crowd Wisdom Problem”, Nature. International
 Weekly Journal of Science. Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2017.  Painting featured:
Rythmic Structure.
-   Paintings featured on Vinyl, HBO First Season, 2016.
Krishna's Foot, Blue, Flower Garden, Red
 Mandala.
-   International Contemporary Artists Vol. V. New York: ICA Publishing, 2012.
-   Snyder, Kendra.“Primal Trails”,COSMOS Magazine, pp 30-33, Issue 20. Sydney:April/May, 2008.
 Paintings featured:
In the Loop, Retro, Trails of Chaos, One, Summer, Zed, Meditation, Theoretical
 Event.
-   Snyder, Kendra. “Primal Trails”, symmetry magazine, a joint Fermilab/SLAC publication,
 pp 28- 31, Vol 4, Issue 5, June/July 2007, Office of Science, US Dept. of Energy. Batavia: 2007.
 Web: http://www.symmetrymagazine.org/cms/?pid=1000499  Paintings featured:
In the Loop, Retro,
Trails of Chaos, One, Summer, Zed, Meditation, Theoretical Event.
-   
Web: http://www.bnl.gov/60th/houshmand.asp; featured article on Brookhaven National
 Laboratory’s website for their 60th Anniversary. Paintings featured:
In the Loop, Retro, Trails of Chaos,
 One, Summer, Zed, Meditation, Theoretical Event.
-   Studio Visit Magazine.
Boston: Open Studios Press, Fall 2008 and Spring 2009.
-   Sagan, Miriam. Unbroken Line; Writing in the Lineage of Poetry. Santa Fe: Sherman Asher  
  Publishers,  First Edition, 1999.  
Cover Art: Rhythmic Structure.
-  “"Artist Feature Section”,
Catskill Mountain Region Guide. Hunter Catskill Mountain Foundation,2005.
-   
New Art International 2003. Woodstock: Book Art Press, 2003.
-   Santa Fe Poetry Broadside; Issue #12. Santa Fe, 1999; “Paintings with Poetry by Miriam Sagan”.
 
Web: http://www.rt.66.com/-sfpoetry.
-   Featured Artist, Iranian.com. Web: http://www. Iranian.com. 2000, 02, 05, 06, 07, 10.


COMMISSIONS/PUBLIC ART

2016              Miriam Sagan. Commission.
2015              K. Tajbaksh-Precht.  Commission.
2002              Mainline Art Center, Philadelphia, PA.  Public Art.
1993              J. Iranzo, Valencia, Spain.  Mural Commission.
1992              BDM Architects, Barcelona, Spain.  Mural Commission.
1991              Marianovich Arte, Barcelona, Spain.  Exterior Building Mural.
1986              M. Termin, Boca Raton, FL.  Commission.


MEMBERSHIPS

ARS (Artists Rights Society), Amnesty International, Andes NY Chamber of Commerce,
United University Professions


CONTRIBUTIONS

The Red Cross, Barcelona, Spain; Catskill Rural AIDS Benefit (CRAS), Roxbury, NY; For Arts
Sake, Roxbury, NY; Bennington College Benefit Exhibition, Bennington, VT; Michelle MacNaught
Foundation Benefit Auction, Leo Koenig Gallery, Andes, NY; Blazing Wisdom Institute, Saugerties,
NY; Love and Light Foundation, Hawaii; UNICEF International, New York, NY; Annual Benefit
for Tibet, Tibet House, NY; Mercy Corps, Portland, OR; International Rescue Committee, MN.
RESUME
In November, 2019 Roshan will have “Under the Bodhi Tree; Rituals” included in the exhibitions
“Homenage a Julio Uruguay Alpuy por sus Discipulos” at MuHar (Museum of Art History) in Montevideo,
Uruguay in October, and at Museo Mazzoni in Maldonado, Uruguay through January, 2020. Her works
“Under the Bodhi Tree; Caravanserai Red and Gold” and “Under the Bodhi Tree; Caravanserai
Remnants” will be exhibited at the Giorgio Vasari International Award Exhibition at the Chancellery Palace
in Rome in October 2019.  "Under the Bodhi Tree; White Clouds" will be offered at Tibet House auction in
December.