Abdolreza Aminlari Abdolreza Aminlari



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b. 1979 Tehran, Iran
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

2002 BFA, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
2001 AICAD New York Studio Program, New York, NY

Solo + Two Person Exhibitions
2024 Situations Gallery Chelsea, New York, NY (Forthcoming)

2023  Past Past, Situations Gallery, New York, NY 

2022  Location of Home, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL 

2021  آو ارت، اند آو تایم  (Ham Az Zameen, Ham Az Zamoon), O Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2019 For A Different Future, Situations Gallery, New York, NY
2019 am I here all alone, Ace Hotel, Chicago, IL

2018 Linea Alba, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL

2017 remnants, Cuadro Gallery, Dubai, UAE

2016 Linea, Taymour Grahne, New York, NY

2015 modulations, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL

2014 Abdolreza Aminlari and Benjamin King, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY

2013 Walls and Landscapes, Jackie Klempay, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Abdolreza Aminlari and Drew Shiflett, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn. NY

2011 We use to have fun, Spare Room Projects (Jackie Klempay), Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2924 Summer 24, 839 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
2024 White Columns Benefit Exhibition, White Columns, New York, NY 

2023 I Was Only Dreaming, Club Rhubarb, New York, NY
2023 Family Style, Situations Gallery, New York, NY 
2023 THE ALT-BASEL CAPSULE, Platform X David Zwirner, Online
2023 Abdolreza Aminlari | Polly Apfelbaum | Marilyn Lerner | Fanny Sanín | Alan Shields, Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY 

2022 Within a Realm, Tyler Park Presents, Los Angeles, CA
2022 Thread Hijack, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ 
2022 Stand With Ukraine, Hales Gallery, OVR, London, UK 

2021 A Feast of Friends, Golestani Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
2021 Summer Paper, Dieu Donné at Hesse Flatow, Amagansett, NY
2021 CAT’S CRADLE, in collab. w/ FIERMAN and SITUATIONS, Kristen Lorello Gallery, New York, NY 

2020 Wish You Were Here, Andrew Rafacz, Online, Chicago, IL
2020 Air Mattress Gallery Presents SITUATIONS Spring Sleepover, Online
2020 Napkin Show, R.A.G. gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2019 A Movement, Standing Still, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Circus of Books, Fierman Gallery, New York, NY
2019 Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Situations, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Ceiling underSTOOD, ROCKELMANN & PARTNER, Berlin, Germany
2018 UNTITLED(house), The Diane and Browne Goodwin Collection, Illinois State Museum, Lockport, IL
2018 Ceiling Unltd., Thomas Hunter Projects (Hunter College), New York, NY
2018 2D or not 2D, Air Mattress Gallery, New York, NY
2018 unRaveling, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2018 The New Minimalists, (curated by Sarah Bruney), Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
2018 Active Beige, (curated by Lauren Seiden), Foley Gallery, New York, NY

2017 12 x 12, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Ecco Domus, (curated by Enrico Gomez), Art House Productions, Jersey City, NJ
2016 BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) Benefit, Bridget Donahue, New York, NY

2015 Formal Relations, (curated by Kamrooz Aram and Murtaza Vali) Taymour Grahne, New York, NY
2015 MOPCAP, Dubai, UAE
2015 Futo Akiyoshi, Abdolreza Aminlari, Keiko Narahashi and Robert Stone, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY

2013 You Are My Sunshine, Associated Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Music by Cavelight, Canberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra, Australia

2012 Electric Darkness, SÍM Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

2011 on my way, (curated by Linda Nadji) KVKM Kunstverein, Köln, Germany
2011 More is More, (curated by Melissa Vandenberg) Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
2011 Mark Making: The Presence of Line, Derfner Judaica Museum, Bronx, NY

2010 Pin Ups, Fleetwing Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Zwischen den Welten, Galerie DUO, Bonn, Germany
2010 Point, Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Art Cart-el, DUMBO Art Under The Bridge Festival, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Photo 2002, Monique Goldstrom, New York, NY
2002 Thesis Show, Center Galleries, Detroit, MI
2002 Academics, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester Hills, MI

2001 Off the Chain, New York Studio Program, New York, NY

2000 Photography, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester Hills, MI

Art Fairs

2024 Armory Show, Situations Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)
2023 NADA Miami, Situations Gallery, Miami, FL 
2023 Art Toronto, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2023 NADA New York, Situations Gallery, New York, NY
2023 NADA New York, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, New York, NY
2022 Positions Berlin, Golestani Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2022 Intersect Aspen, Andrew Rafacz, Aspen, CO
2022 NADA New York, Situations Gallery, New York, NY
2021 NADA Miami, Dieu Donné, Miami, FL
2020 Untitled Art Fair Online, Andrew Rafacz, Online
2020 FAIR Presented by NADA, Situations Gallery, Online
2019 NADA Miami, Situations Gallery, Miami, FL
2019 Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Situations, Los Angeles, CA
2018 Untitled Art Fair, Andrew Rafacz, Miami Beach, FL
2017 NADA Miami, Situations Gallery, Miami, FL
2016 Untitled Art Fair, Andrew Rafacz, Miami Beach, FL
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Longhouse Projects, Dallas, TX


• "Gesang an das noch namenlose Land”, (collaboration with Katharina Rosenberger), Hannoverischen Gesellschaft für Neue Musik, Christuskirche, Hanover, Germany (June 7, 2015)

• “Gesang an das noch namenlose Land”, (collaboration with Katharina Rosenberger) performed by Mivos Quartet, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY (March 26, 2014)
• ANIMA TRIANGULI, “Gesang an das noch namenlose Land” (collaboration with Katharina Rosenberger), commissioned by Gare du Nord, Basel, Switzerland, traveled to Eglise St. Foy, Sélestat, France, and Pforzheim, Schlosskirche, Germany


Hamid Keshmirshekan, "Rethingking the Contemporary Art of Iran", SKIRA, pages 45, 47, 48, and 330
Tamasha, BBC Farsi, Jan 14, 2024
•  "MUST SEE",  Art Forum, April 2023 (online)
• Tris McCall, "Adventures in embroidery: ‘Thread Hijack’ at Hunterdon Art Museum showcases consistent creativity", NJArts.net, Oct 27, 2022
• Meet the second artist to join West Elm’s ceramics residency, Westelm.com, July 2022
• Sarah Burney, "One Piece by Abdolreza Aminlari, Untitled (22.001)", Kajal Magazine, May 24, 2022
Martha Schwendener, "At NADA, a Glorious Collision of Paintings and Ceramics", The New York Times, May 6, 2022, Art in Review sec.: C12, Print
Tamasha: Abdolreza Aminlari "Ham az Zameen, Ham az Zamoon", BBC Persian, April 26, 2021
• Richard Beck, “We Used to Run This Country”, N+1 Magazine, Issue 37: Transmission, Spring, 2020, Page 32, Print
• Claire Selvin, "Banking on Art: TD Bank Has Expanded Its Art Collecting—and Has the Stickers to Prove It", ArtNews, July 23, 2020
• James Panero, “Selection From ‘the Critics’s Notebook’ ”, The New Criterion, February 4, 2019
• Meta-text: Abdolreza Aminlari, Kaarnamaa Magazine, Issue 3, 2018
• "Ecco Domus" Catalog, ArtHouse Productions, Jersey City, NJ, 2016
• "12 Things To Do In Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Weekend", DNAinfo, March 24, 2016
• Bansie Vasvani, "Formal Relations", ArtAsiaPacific Magazine, July, 2015
• Jillian Steinhauer, "Art Rx NYC ", Hyperallergic, June 30, 2015
• "klassik in kürze im juni", Stadt Kind hannovermagazin, May 28, 2015
• Thomas Jean, "LES LIEUX D'ART QUI COMPTENT A BROOKLYN", Ideat #112, Nov. 2014, page 274-275, Print
• Michelle Millar Fisher, "Abdolreza Aminlari and Benjamin King", ArtNews, Summer Issue, 2014, page 97, Print
• Irina Romashevskaya, "Longhouse Projects", Nu Modé Magazine #10, April, 2014, Page 192-195, Print
• Martina Wohlthat, "Getrennte Welten", DISSONANCE 125, March, 2014, page 51, Print
• "Musikprojekt "Anima Triangeli": Premiere mit drei Uraufführungen", Badische Zeitung, January 13, 2014
• Kalin Allen,"Installed: ABDOLREZA AMINLARI", artcore journal, September 27, 2013
• Allison Galgiani,"The Wait Is Over! 8 Art Openings this Weekend Will Be Here Before You Know It!", Bushwick Daily, September 9, 2013
• Katarina Hybenova,"Your Perfect Arty Sunday in Bushwick", Bushwick Dialy, June 29, 2012
• John Haber,"Join the Crowd", haberarts.com, June 29, 2012
• James Panero,"Abdolreza Aminlari and Drew Shiflett at Storefront Bushwick", Supreme Fiction, June 23, 2012
• James Panero,"An Improv of Color and Threads of Hope", The Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2012, page A20, Print
• Holland Cotter,"The Latest Vibe Moved to Brooklyn", The New York Times, June 8, 2012, Art in Review sec.: C25/C28, Print
• "Gallery Hopping in Bushwick", New York Times, June 8, 2012
• Philip Turner, "Bushwick Open Studios – Shared Blog Post by Kyle Gallup & Philip Turner", The Great Gray Bridge, June 2, 2012
• Enrico Gomez, "June in the Borough", wagmag, June, 2012, page 13, Print
• "Four Shows To See During Bushwick Open Studios", NY Arts Magazine, May 31, 2012
• Jillian Steinhauer, "Art Rx: 2012 Bushwick Open Studios Edition", hyperallergic, May 31, 2012
• Katarina Hybenova, "Top 15 Studios to See During #BOS2012 off Morgan", Bushwick Daily, May 29, 2012
• "More is More" Catalog, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, 2011
• Gudrun von Schoenebeck,"Ein Dialog zwischen den Welten", Bonner General Anzeiger, Bonn, May 2010


2024 Penland School of Craft, Residency/Fellowship, NC 
2022 West Elm Artist in Residence, New York
2021 Dieu Donné Project Artist, New York
2017 Dave Brown Projects
2015 Shortlist, MOP Contemporary Art Prize
2012 SÍM Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland


Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
TD Bank Corporate Art Collection, Toronto, Canada
New York-Presbyterian, New York, New York
Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield, Ohio
Fidelity Corporate Art Collection, Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts
College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan
Governors State University, University Park, Illinois