Hoda Kashiha (b. 1986, Tehran, Iran) is a graduate of painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Tehran (BA, 2009), and Boston University (MFA, 2014). Her work has been featured in five solo exhibitions in Iran and one in the United States, as well as numerous international group shows. She has received awards such as the Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Award, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Rare Book Prize, Iranian Association Of Boston Scholarship, and Boston University Women’s Council Scholarship. She was a fellow at MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for creative art and she received the John Mitchel Foundation Grant at Vermont Studio Center.


b. 1986, Tehran, Iran


2014. MFA. Painting. Boston University. Boston, MA, USA
2009. BA. Painting. University of Tehran. Tehran, Iran


Solo Exhibitions
2018. Crashed into The Sun. Etemad Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2015. Untitled. Etemad Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2014. I Scream Louder Than You. Commonwealth Gallery. Boston, MA, USA
2013. Etemad Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2011. Elahe Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2006. Laleh Gallery. Tehran, Iran


Selected Group Exhibitions
2019. City Prince/sses. Dhaka, Lagos, Manila, Mexico City and Tehran. Palais De Tokyo. Paris, France
2018. The Oil Of Pardis. Balice Hertling gallery. Paris, France
2016. Human Condition. The former Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center. Los Angeles. CA, USA
2016. State. Homa Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2015. Untitled. Etemad Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2015. New Narratives. Storefront Ten Eyck. Brooklyn, NY, USA
2014. New Talent. Alpha Gallery. MA, USA
2014. Oppositional Realities. Emerson College. Boston, MA, USA
2013. Big, Red, Shindig. Mills Gallery, BCA. Boston, MA, USA
2013. Boston Young Competition. 808 Gallery. Boston, MA, USA
2013. Sherman Gallery. Boston, MA, USA
2013. UNEXPOSED. Michael Cacoyannis Foundation. Athens, Greece

2012. Unexposed. Tour & Taxis Hall. Brussels, Belgium
2011. Over a Line. Homa Art Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2010. Speak Farsi Greek: Sketching through the Walls. ICC Athens, Greece
2009. Re-assemblage. Assar Art Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2007. Untitled. Azad Art Gallery. Tehran, Iran
2006. Untitled. Laleh Art Gallery. Tehran, Iran


Art Fairs

2019. LISTE Art Fair. Basel, Switzerland 


2018. Maake Magazine. NYC, US
2018. Art Maze Magazine. Issue 6. London, UK
2011. Cheshm (Eye). Mahriz Publications


Prizes, Grants, Awards
2015. MacDowell Colony Fellowship. Peterborough, USA
2015. John Mitchel Foundation Grant. Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT, USA
2014. Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Award. USA
2013. Constantin Alajalov scholarship. BU College of Fine Art. USA
2013. Iranian Association of Boston Scholarship. USA
2013. Boston University Women's Council Scholarship. USA
2013. Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center Prize. USA
Constantin Alajalov Scholarship. BU College of Fine Art. USA


Art Residencies
2017. Can Serrat. Spain
2016. VCCA. Amherst. VA, USA
2015. MacDowell Colony Fellowship. Peterborough, NH, USA
2015. John Mitchel Foundation Grant. Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT, USA
2015. The League Residency Fellowship at VYT. Sparkill, NY, USA
2014. Contemporary Artist Center at Woodside Fellowship: (CAC), troy, NY, USA
2014. Byrdcliffe Art Colony Fellowship. Woodstock, NY, USA


Permanent Collections
Commonwealth Hotel. Boston, MA
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center. Boston, MA


2018. Artforum. Critic picks regarding to "The Oil of Pardis" at Balice Hertling Galley
2018. https://www.lesinrocks.com/2018/08/25/arts/pourquoi-il-faut-aller-decouvrir-lexpo-brulante-consacree-la-scene-iranienne-paris-111117969/ Critic picks regarding to the oil of pardis at balice hertling galley
2014. Boston Globe: Critic's picks regarding to New talent exhibition at Alpha Gallery
2014. http://www.bu.edu/today/2014/three-cfa-grads-receive-2014-kahn-award
2014. http://www.bigredandshiny.com/cgi-bin/BRS.cgi?article=2014-03-23-04223483856448640
2011. Etemad newspaper regarding to Homa exhibition
2011. Roozegar newspaper
2011. Tandis Biweekly art magazine
2009. Hamshahry newspaper
2007. Iran newspaper
2006. Tandis biweekly magazine