R O S H A N   H O U S H M A N D

AWARDS/GRANTS

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.
2013-6 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 2014” 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.
2010-2 The A. Lindsay and Olive B. O'Connor Foundation Grant for coordinating and
           teaching “ASK - Art this Summer For Kids”.  Hobart, NY.
2010-2  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
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 “Lightning”, 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. New York, 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.


EDUCATION

2016, 17     Tsering Art School, Boudhanath, Nepal. Three-month thangka painting courses.
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.  


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015            Tay Home. Andes, NY.
2015         
   Text and Context, Bright Hill Press. Treadwell, NY.
2014        
    Sacred Spaces, The Community Arts Network of Oneonta (CANO). Oneonta, NY.
2014        
    Sacred Spaces, JOHNHOUSHMAND Projects. New York, 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.
2006            Still Life, Roxbury Arts Group. Roxbury, 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.
1998            Pigment Paintings, Day Star Gallery. Pittsburgh, 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 Exhibition, Villa Schifanoia. Florence, Italy.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017            HYGGE, Small Art Holiday Show,Cross Contemporary Art Gallery, Saugerties, New York.
2017            Disegno 21, Roxbury, New York.
2017            Back to the Garden, Ciel Gallery. Charlotte, North Carolina.
2017            Artists Stand Up, Roxbury Arts Group. Roxbury, New York.
2015            Italia Docet/Laboratorium, 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice
                  Biennale Collateral Event, Palazzo Barbarigo. Venice, Italy.
2015            Arte en las Embajadas, The US Ambassador’s Residence in San Jose, Costa Rica;
                  Art in Embassies Program. San Jose, Costa Rica.
2014, 15      Tibet House US Benefit Auction, Christie's. New York, NY.
2014            Endangered, Woodstock Art Association and Museum. Woodstock, NY.
                  Susan Asarian Nickerson Social Commentary Honorable Mention Award for The Cage.
2013, 14      12 x 12, Leo Koenig Gallery. Andes, NY.
2012             New York ArtExpo. New York, NY.
2011, 12       TAY HOME. Andes, NY.
2010             Confluences of Culture, East and West,Walter Wickiser Gallery. New York, NY.
2009-11        Gallery 61 Main. Andes, NY.
2008             Rhonda Schaller Gallery. New York, 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.  


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.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2017-    Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH.
            Adjunct Online Drawing Instructor.
2007 -    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 Advanced Level Painting course.
            VLDD (Virtual Learning Design and Delivery), COIL (Collaborative Online International
            Learning and Moodle Certifications.
2011      Roxbury Arts Group.  Roxbury, NY.
            Curator and Director for Children’s Summer Art Workshops,
2000- 2  Community College of Allegheny County.  West Mifflin, PA.
            Painting (levels I &II), Drawing (levels I &II), Art Appreciation Adjunct Instructor.
2000-2   Penn State University.  Beaver, PA.  
            Adjunct Drawing Instructor.
2000     The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  Pittsburgh, PA.
            Color Theory, Perspective and Drawing Adjunct Instructor.
1992- 3  Escola Massana.  Barcelona Spain.
            Visiting Artist for two-month workshops for senior-level painting students.
1992      Winchester Graduate School of Art.  Barcelona, Spain.  Visiting Artist Lecturer.
1991      Marianovich Arte.  Barcelona, Spain. Gallery Director.
1990-1   LEAP (Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program).  New York, NY.
             Art Coordinator and Teacher with NPO for New York Public School System.


WORKSHOPS TAUGHT

2014     “Drawing from Life”, four-day workshop taught to HS students at Franklin Center
            School, administered by DCMO BOCES, Oneonta, NY
2010- 4 “ASK” (Art this Summer for Kids)”.  Week-long art day-camps for children held at
            the Andes Society for History and Culture, Andes, New York and the Delaware
            County Historical Association, Delhi, New York and my studio in Andes, New York.
            Coordinator, grant writer and teacher of art camps.  Sponsored by The Michelle
            MacNaught Fund, The New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Grant,
            The A.  Lindsay and Olive B. O'Connor Foundation Grant and Price Chopper’s Golub
            Foundation.
2005-17 CROP (Creating Rural Opportunities Partnerships), BOCES, administered by Roxbury  
            Arts Group. Coordinator and teacher of after-school art projects.
2009       Two-week painting workshop for adults in Corn Island, Nicaragua.  Coordinator and teacher.          
2008       Ten-day painting workshop for adults in Costa Rica.  Coordinator and teacher.
2008       West Kortright Center, West Kortright, NY.  Art instructor for kids’ workshops.
2004-7    Catskill Center for the Arts, Livingston Manor, NY.  Painting instructor.
2006       Upper Catskill Community Center for the Arts, Oneonta, NY.  Painting instructor.


REVIEWS

El Periodico, Barcelona, Spain; El Pais, Barcelona, Spain; New Orleans Gambit, New Orleans, LA;  The News,
Boca Raton, FL; Boca Thursday, Boca Raton, FL; La Vanguardia, Barcelona, Spain; ABC, Madrid, Spain;
Marte, Barcelona, Spain; Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Post Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA, North Hills News
Record, Pittsburgh, PA, Catskill Mountain News, Arkville, NY; Daily Star, Oneonta, NY.


PUBLICATIONS/FEATURES

-  
 Minetta Review, Fall 2017 Issue. New York, Word Press, 2017. Paintings featured: Under the Bodhi
  Tree; Water, Peony, Butterfly, Midnight.
-
  Jacobson, Lisa. "Beautiful Questions". WIOX Community Radio 91.3 FM, Roxbury, New York.
  4/26/2017. Radio Interview.
-   Drazen, Prelec. “A Solution to the Single Question Crowd Wisdom Problem”, Nature International Weekly
  Journal of Science. Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2017.  Painting featured: Rhythmic Structure.
-   Paintings featured on Vinyl, HBO First Season, 2016  
-   International Contemporary Artists Vol. V. New York: ICA Publishing, 2012.
-  “Artist of the Month;Andes-based World-traveling Painter”,The O’Town Scene. Oneonta:March/April 2012.
-   Snyder, Kendra. “Primal Trails”, COSMOS Magazine, pp 30-33, Issue 20. Sydney: April/May, 2008.
-   Snyder, Kendra. “Primal Trails”, symmetry magazine, a joint Fermilab/SLAC publication, pp 28-31, Volume
  4, Issue 5, June/July 2007, Office of Science, US Dept. of Energy. Batavia: 2007.
  Web: http://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/junejuly-2007/gallery-roshan-houshmand
-   Web: https://www.bnl.gov/60th/houshmand.asp. Featured article on Brookhaven National
  Laboratory’s website for their 60th Anniversary.
-   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.
-   “Artist Feature Section”, Catskill Mountain Region Guide. Hunter: Catskill Mountain Foundation, 2005.
-    New Art International 2003. Woodstock: Book Art Press, 2003.
-    Martin, James, Gunpowder Island, A Bermudian Adventure. Waitsfield: Concepts Publishing Inc.,
   2003.  Cover Art.
-    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, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010.


MEMBERSHIPS

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


CHARITIES

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 Konig Gallery, Andes, NY; Blazing Wisdom Institute, Saugerties, NY; Love and Light Foundation, Hawaii;
UNICEF International, New York, NY; Annual Benefit for Tibet, Christies, NY; Mercy Corps, Portland, OR.

References available upon request.