Zahra Nazari was born in Iran. She received her MFA in Painting & Drawing at State University of New York, New Paltz, NY, and her BFA from the School of Art & Architecture in Tabriz, Iran.
She is currently a recipient of The AIM Fellowship from the Bronx Museum, NY. She also received a Visiting Artist Fellowship from the Cooper Union School of Art in New York, NY and Ruth Katzman Scholarship from the Art League Residency at Vyt, Sparkill, NY.
She has exhibited worldwide at: Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ ; China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China; Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA ; Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY; Saba Institution, Tehran, Iran; The Painting Center, New York, NY; Woman Made Gallery & Zhou B Art Center in Chicago, IL.
Ms. Nazari’s upcoming scheduled exhibitions for 2016-18 are: Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC; Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY; Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT, Penn College in Williamsport, PA; Von Faunberg Art Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany, New Museum Los Gatos, CA.