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Maryam Javaheri

Artist's Statement  ::
Maryam Javaheri was born in Tehran and received her Fine Arts degree from Tehran University. After some advance study in Europe, she continued her fine arts education at New York University and the Art Students League in New York in the early 1960's. Independently, she has worked under the tutorledge of such prominent American painters as Ad Reinhardt, Adolf Gottlieb, and Will Barnett. She has won several awards, and has had numerous single and group shows in the United States and Iran. She has also participated in a few international exhibitions. Her works include painting, collage, and sculpture -both freestanding and wall hung. The style is non-objective, using strong, simple colors and forms to create the composition. -by Phyllis Tuchman

Pieces by Maryam Javaheri:

* Some of these artworks may not be for sale.

Selected Exhibitions:  ::
1959: Iran America Institue, Tehran
1960: Talareh Abbasi Gallery, Tehran
1963: Aspen Art Gallery, Aspen
1965: Plymouth Gallery, New York
1970: International Exhibition Center, New York
1975: Galerie Litho, Tehran
Grand Palais, Paris
Palace of Fine Arts, Brussels
1978: Modern Iranian Art, Basel, Switzerland
1990: Columbia University, New York
1991: Museum of Modern Art, Tehran
1991: Gilford Gallery, New York .
1997: Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Boston
1998: National Press Club, Washington DC
1999: Wilson Art Center, Washington DC
1998-1999: Gallery Ovissi, Emeryville, CA

Selected Awards:  ::
Aspen School of Art 1963
Ford Foundation 1965
Merit 1967
International Art/ New York 1970
First Prize, First Iranian Painters Biennal, Tehran 1991.