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Maryam Foroozanfar

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Maryam Foroozanfar has been painting since 1990. She holds a BFA from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York and currently lives and works as a Fine Artist/Portrait Painter in London. Her work has been selected for the Columbia Threadneedle Prize (2016) and exhibited regularly for various exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery since 2004.

2017
Mystery Portrait Postcards Gala 2017, National Portrait Gallery, London
BP Portrait Award 2017, National Portrait Gallery from 22 June – 24 September 2017
Exeter City Art Gallery (4 October – 4 December, 2017),
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh (w/c 11 December, 2017 – w/c 19 March, 2018) Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens (w/c 26 March – w/c 11 June, 2018)

2016
The Columbia Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London SW1Y 5BD from 3 to 20 February 2016 (continues on to) Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, from 1 to 24 July 2016.
Society of Women Artists 155th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London (28 July to 7 August 2016)

2015
Royal Institute of Painters In Water Colours, Mall Galleries, London

Society of Women Artists 154th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2014
Mystery Portrait Postcards Gala 2014, National Portrait Gallery, London

2013
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Society of Women Artists 152nd Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Royal Institute of Oil Painters 126th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2012
400 Women, SugarCity, Amsterdam / 4-17 May
Society of Women Artists 151st Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2011
Colour 2011: Pastel Society UK, Mall Galleries, London
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Society of Women Artists 150th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

400 Women, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh

2010
BP Portrait Award 2010, National Portrait Gallery, London

BP Portrait Award 2010, Usher Gallery, Lincoln
BP Portrait Award 2010, Aberdeen Gallery, Aberdeen
BP Portrait Award 2010, Aberystwyth, Wales
Society of Women Artists 149th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London 400 Women, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
Royal Institute of Oil Painters 123rd Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2009
Mystery Portrait Postcards Gala 2009, National Portrait Gallery, London
Iranian Heritage Foundation Norouz Gala 2009, Grosvenor House Hotel, London

BP Portrait Award 2009, National Portrait Gallery, London
BP Portrait Award 2009, Southampton City Art Gallery
BP Portrait Award 2009, Dean Gallery, Edinburgh
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
Society of Women Artists 148th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
Café Gallery Projects Annual Exhibition – July 15 – August 2, 2009, CGP London, Southwark Park, London

Chelsea Art Society 62nd Annual Exhibition, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London
Royal Institute of Oil Painters 122nd Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2008
Art in Action 2008, Waterperry House, Waterperry, Near Wheatley, Oxfordshire

BP Portrait Award 2008, National Portrait Gallery, London
BP Portrait Award 2008, Wolverhampton Gallery
BP Portrait Award 2008, Aberdeen Art Gallery
BP Portrait Award 2008, Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2008, Mall Galleries, London

Society of Women Artists 147th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Chelsea Art Society 61st Annual Exhibition, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London

Royal Institute of Oil Painters 121st Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2007
BP Portrait Award 2007, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
BP Portrait Award 2007, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
BP Portrait Award 2007, National Portrait Gallery, London
Society of Women Artists 146th Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

2005
BP Portrait Award 2004, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales

BP Portrait Award 2004, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
BP Portrait Award 2004, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
MLP Art Event, MLP Private Finance PLC, London

2004
BP Portrait Award 2004, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
BP Portrait Award 2004, National Portrait Gallery, London (continued in 2005)

Superlative Show, A Gallery, Wimbledon

 

1994 – 1998
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York (USA)

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