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Selected Solo Shows:

2019:

IACC Community Center (Iranian-American Community Center, Northern VA July 2019
2018:
2018 (September) Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Art Center, Alexandria, VA

 

2018 (May) Artist’s Proof Gallery, Washington DC

 

2017:
 

2017 (July) Gallery B, Bethesda Urban Partnership, Maryland
 

2017 (May) Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC

  
2015:
 

2015 Hill Center, Washington DC

 

2013:
 

2013 Exhibit 9 Potomac, Maryland

 

2013 AITV Gallery, Virginia

 

2003:
 

2003 Mitre Corporation, Virginia


2003 US Geological Survey Headquarters (solo show), Virginia

 

Selected Group Shows:

2020 Target Gallery, Alexandria Northern VA

2020 IACC Community Center (Iranian-American Community Center, Online Exhibition

2018 La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn New York

 

2018 (Jan) Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC

 

2017 (Oct) McLean Projects for the Arts (ArtFest), Virginia


2017 (Jan) Strathmore Mansion, Maryland

2016 (Dec) Art Basel, Scope Miami, with Arteponte Gallery (NY& Basel)


2016 (Oct) McLean Projects for the Arts (ArtFest), Virginia

 

2016 University of Maryland, (ISWF show), Maryland


2016 NYArtExpo, New York


2015 Art Basel (Spectrum), Miami


2015 The Montpelier Center for Arts and Education, Virginia


2015 Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC


2014 Artist's Proof Gallery, Washington DC


2014 McLean Projects for the Arts (ArtFest), Virginia


2014 George Washington University, Washington DC


2014 Linus Gallery, Los Angeles


2013 Exquisite Collective, Argentina


2012 Illustrator Club, Washington DC


2011 Illustrator Club, Washington DC


2004 Gallery 505, Washington DC


2000 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
 

Awards and Acquisitions:
 

* 2020 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities fine art collection, 

   acquisition through Art Bank program

* Collection of Department of Transportation through DCAH Art Bank 

* 2019 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities fine art collection, 

   acquisition through Art Bank program 

* DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Art Bank program, finalist years: 

   2015, 2016, 2018

* The law firm of Wiley Rein LLP, Washington DC

* Global Art Awards finalist 2017 and 2018, organized by Middle East Art  

   Collector Association (MACA) and the Wall Street Journal in Dubai 

* Honorable mention, Hermes Creative Awards, 2015 

* Bronze Spotlight award. LACP (League of American Communications Professionals)

 

Residencies

 

Sept 2019:  Buniho Creative Hub, Messejana, Portugal

June 2020: TIcopac, Mexico

 

Workshops

 

US Botanic Garden, Washington DC 2019, 2020

Messejana, Portugal 2019

University of California at Berkeley, CA September 2020

Talks and presentation:

2019 George Washington University, presentation to students on the subject of of "Painting with Natural Colors"  
2000 “Unity in Nature and Abstraction in Painting” at the Iranian Cultural Center, Virginia

Saya has extensive experience in digital design as well (see www.design-future.com) and has worked on numerous projects across a range of sectors including government, nonprofit, and commercial organizations.

Education:

BS in Biology (Botany), Tehran University


Certified programs, Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC

© 2019 by Saya Behnam
 

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