Katayoun Amjadi

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The Names We Change as part of The Other Four exhibition featured on Axios Twin Cities

The Names We Change as part of The Other Four exhibition featured on Star Tribune

The Names We Change as part of The Other Four exhibition featured on MinnPost

The Other Four, Weisman Art Museum,  February 9 – May 19, 2024

Valentine’s for Palestine, fundraiser ceramic watermelon pins sale

Normandale Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition, January 9 – January 25, 2024

Yalda for Gaza: A Solstice Solidarity Fundraiser, Public Functionary, December 22, 2023

Rage. Remember. Renew. Seven Memorials to Victims of Gun Violence at Form+Content Gallery, December 7, 2023—January 13, 2024

 

Twin Cities Iranian Arts Exhibition at Hopkins Art Center, October 26 – December 2, 2023

Beauty from Ashes -Art is My Weapon at Nine Mile Gallery, Opening Reception: Friday, November 4, 3-6pm

Underneath Everything: Humility and Grandeur in Contemporary Ceramics at Grand Rapids Art Museum, Oct 7, 2023-Jan 14, 2024

In conversation with CanvasRebel.com

Underneath Everything: Humility and Grandeur in Contemporary Ceramics,

Des Moines Art Center, June-Sept 2023

Unapologetically Femme: A Defiant Celebration of the Complexities of Femininity, La.dy.Like Art Gallery, April 21— May 28, 2023.

Familial(ar) at Anton Art Center, April 29—May 26, 2023

Materials, Methods, Meaning: Abundance and Loss in the Art of Katayoun Amjadi 
by Erin Shafkind, February 2023 issue of Ceramics Monthly

Polyvocality: Solidarity in the Time of Political Rupture, NCECA Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 2023

Panel discussion on art and activism in Iran & Afghanistan. Open Book, Minnesota Center for Book Arts

One and Three Sculptures, NE Sculpture Gallery Factory, March-April, 2023

Woman, Life, Freedom Virtual Series, The Role of Art in Understanding Iranian Feminist Revolution, Minnesota Humanities Center, Jan 25, 2023

Get Lucky 2023, Soo Visual Art Center,
Friday, January 27th and Saturday, January 28th

Iranian Artists Exhibition, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Sep 22-Oct 22, 2022

UnderExposed, Group Exhibition at the Cargill Gallery, Minneapolis Central Library, Apr 7-May 27, 2022

2020/21 MCAD-Jerome Fellowship Exhibition at MCAD Gallery, Jan 18-Mar 5, 2022

2020/21 MCAD-Jerome Fellowship Exhibition Catalogue (PDF)

Weekend Journal: On-the-Spot with Katayoun Amjadi 
The Brooklyn Rail publication
, Oct 2021

Get Lucky 2022, Soo Vac’s Annual Fundraising Gala 
Soo Visual Arts Center, 2022

The Names We Change, Solo Exhibition 
Rochester Art Center, 2021-2022

The Names We Change, Solo Exhibition 
Rochester Art Center, 2021-2022

Visual Language, Art at 801 Gallery, Minneapolis, 2021

(Un)Natural Boundaries and Borders, juror/curator, Silverwood Park, Minneapolis, 2021

Sustenance, Group Exhibition,
Anderson Center at Tower View, Red Wing, 2021

Hardscapes, Parks Exhibition Center,
Idyllwild Arts Academy, CA, 2021

2020/2021 MCAD-Jerome Fellow Interview: Katayoun Amjadi

Twin Cities Iranian Culture Collective
Hopkins Art Center, 2021

Connections, collaboration with Hend Al-Mansour,
Rosalux Gallery, 2021

Art-A-Whirl Participant Artist at the Q.arma Building, Studio B25, 2021

Art Is My Weapon, Group Exhibition
Minnesota African American Heritage & Museum, 2021

S/WORD, Alice R. Rogers and Target Galleries,
Saint John’s Art Center, SJU, 2021

Recipient of the 2020/21 MCAD–Jerome Foundation Fellowships for Early Career Artists

Get Lucky 2021, The Stay at Home Edition,
Soo Visual Arts Center, 2021

Quarantine Edition Studio Visit with Golshid Mola of ALANGOO.com, 2020

Politically Engaged Art Amid Multiple Pandemics :Webinar, 2020

Panel discussion with UMN anti-war coalition on Iran sanctions,
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis 2020

Artist Residency open studio event at St. John University,
Collegeville, 2020

Let There Be Spaces in Your Togetherness,
Soo Visual Art Center, Minneapolis, 2019

Cartography of Desire, Curated Exhibition
The Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Paul, 2020

The Things that make The Things | A Bunch of Chickens and a Toilet Brush,
Solo exhibition at Carleton College, Northfield, 2019

1 Roof 2 Airs at South Dakota Museum of Art,
Brookings, South Dakota, 2019

Studio: HERE Artist in Residence, Minnesota State Art Fair, 2019

Possibilities at Alt Space, Minneapolis, 2019

Selections: Contemporary Art at Revere Auctions, St. Paul, 2019

Iranian Culture Week at Artspace Jackson’s Flats, Minneapolis, 2019

DIALOGUE Art Exhibition at the New Rules, St. Paul, 2019

Eyes Should be Washed performance at Plains Art Museum, Fargo, 2019

An interview with Erik Tormoen, Minnesota Monthly, 2019

Art-A-Whirl Participant Artist at the Q.arma Building, Studio B25, 2019

The House | The Yard, MFA Thesis Exhibition at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery,
Regis Center for Art, 2019

THIRTY THREE VIEWS at the Second Shift Studio Space, St. Paul, 2019

Katayoun Amjadi/Erin Smith: Lost and Found in conversation with Christina Schmid, 2019

Katayoun Amjadi/Erin Smith: Lost and Found Exhibition Review,
Hair & Nails Gallery, Issue #17, 2019

Sculpture &Ceramics Area Faculty & Graduate Student Exhibition, Quarter Gallery, 2019
The exhibition coincides with Claytopia, the 53rd Annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference

Heart Land Stories, NCECA Conference, Q2 Gallery, Q.arma Building, 2019
The exhibition coincides with Claytopia, the 53rd Annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference

Wintertide Biannual Juried Exhibition at Public Functionary, 2019

Lost & Found: Katayoun Amjadi & Erin Smith, Hair+Nails Gallery, Minneapolis, 2019
The exhibition coincides with Claytopia, the 53rd Annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference

In Your Backyard Solo Exhibition at St. Thomas Department of Art History Gallery, 2018
N Studio Magazine Featured Artist, NEMAA , Fall 2018
In Your Backyard Solo Exhibition at St. Thomas Department of Art History Gallery, 2018
N Studio Magazine Featured Artist, NEMAA , Fall 2018

Foodways Group Exhibition at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 2018

Home Inside Out Group Exhibition at Waiting Room @ Gallery 71, 2018

Art-A-Whirl Participant Artist at the Q.arma Building, Studio B25, 2018

Force Majeur | Altered Esthetics Film Festival, Strike Theater, 2018

Short Film Screening with WAM Collective, Weisman Art Museum, 2018

National Student Juried Exhibition, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Pittsburg Center for the Arts, 2018

Eyes Should be Washed, Pirsig Projects, 2018

Domestic Affairs, solo exhibition at Harry M. Drake Gallery, Saint Paul Academy, 2018

Presentation from Venice Biennale, Documenta, Skuptur Munster at Hair & Nails Gallery, 2017

Karlsruhe Academy Exchange: On Names and Transition, 
CLA interview with Jacob Van Blarcom

Where Are you Now?, UMN MFA exchange exhibition at University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017

Small Objects: Part 1 Group Exhibition at Lacuna Gallery, 2017

Nightingale & Rose, Lecture and solo exhibition at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County, 2017
Fresh Works, University of Minnesota Master of Fine Arts Graduate students exhibition, 2017

She Left to Pick Up Flowers, installation and performance at Kunstakademie Karslruhe, 2017

Illogical Animus: A Survey of Artwork from Banned Countries, sUgAR Gallery, 2017

A review of Transplant Eyes exhibition by Kat Kneelers in Shepherd Express, 2017

Sommerausstellung Offene Ateliers at Karlsruhe Fine Arts Academy, 2017

A review of Transplant Eyes exhibition by Diane M. Bacha in Milwaukee.Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, 2017

An interview with Milwaukee Public Radio about Transplant Eyes exhibition, 2017

A review of The Nightingale and the Rose by Suzanne Szucs in “Minnesota Goes Pop”, 2017

Transplant Eyes at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts (co-curated with John Schuerman), 2017

Andy Warhol: Minnesota Goes Pop at Rochester Art Center, 2017

In dialogue with curator, Shiela Dickinson part of Popular Culture in Art Today at the Rochester Art Center, 2017

The Nightingale and Rose review by Christina Schmid in “Into the Groove: When Curators, Artists, and Critics Dance”, 2016

The Significance of the Middle at Bloomington Center for the Arts, 2017

Working forces curated by Jehra Patrick at the Soap Factory, 2016

Selected Works curated by Tricia Heuring at Public Functionary, 2016

Dolorous Interlude screening at Southern Theater’s 3rd AE Film Festival, 2016

Transplant Eyes at Instinct Gallery (co-curated with John Schuerman), 2016

Life | Identity | Existence | All or None at 801 Art Gallery, 2016

Artist Profile by Susannah Schouweiler in “Reconciling a Hyphenated Identity”, 2016

Life | Identity | Existence | All or None at 801 Art Gallery, 2016

Artist Profile by Susannah Schouweiler in “Reconciling a Hyphenated Identity”, 2016

Eye of the Lamb at the Playwrights’ Center, 2016

Art-A-Whirl Participant Artist at the Q.arma Building, Studio B25, 2016

American Art: It’s Complicated at the Minnesota Museum of American Art, 2015

Exileware: Persian Diaspora & Pottery in Minnesota at Q.arma Building, 2015

This From There at the Circa Gallery, 2015

One Hundred Lullabies, collaborative performance at the Instinct Art Gallery, 2015

Subjective Objects at Tina Blondell Studio, 2015

Art-A-Whirl Participant Artist at the Q.arma Building, Studio B25, 2015

Mirror/Window screening, Altered Esthetics House Film Festival at the Southern Theater, 2015

Recipient of Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, 2015

Continuum: An Exploration of Gender Identity at Benedicta Arts Center, 2014

Live Visual Artist, Potted Meet Mondays at Elsie’s Northeast, 2014

Mirror Window at Minneapolis Photo Center, 2013

Heavy: The Metal Show at Instinct Art Gallery, 2014

Kaleidoscope: BFA Exhibition at Katherine E. Nash Gallery, 2013