© 2019 by Saya Behnam
 

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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:

 

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


1999 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
 

Awards:

*     DC Commission on the Art and Humanities, Art Bank program, finalist years: 2015, 2016, 

      2018   

*     Winner of 2018, grant awarded for acquisition of pieces for year 2019  

*     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), 201

Talks and workshops:

2019- US Botanic Garden, Painting with Natural colors, Washington DC

2011 – 2013 “Digital Art” at MoDev DC and The Internet Summit, Washington DC and North Carolina


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