Hooshang Khorasani - Artist

Vitae

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

  • “Art Collective,” Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls, ID - 2016; “Art Mart” - 2015-2016; “Museum Artists Exhibit” - 2014

  • Equine Art, Antique and Rare Book Auction, The American Saddlebred Museum, Lexington, KY - 2016
  • Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT - 2014-2015, 2010-2011
  • “April Showers Bloom Art at the Square,” Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT - 2015; “Style, Form and Color” - 2014; “From Paris with Love” - 2013
  • “Art United Communities,” Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA - 2015; Members Show - 2012-2015, 2009-2010; “Flower Show” - 2012-2013, 2010; “Horse Sense” - 2013; “Out of the Blue” - 2008 (Juror's Prize: ranked among the top 6 award winners)
  • “Off the Wall,” Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA - 2011-2015; “Annual Juried Competition” - 2007
  • “Festival of the Season,” Taube Museum of Art, Minot, ND - 2014
  • “Western Spirit Art Show,” Frontier Days Old West Museum, Cheyenne, WY - 2012-2013
  • “A Russian Night in Taos,” Taos Art Museum, Taos, NM - 2011-2012
  • “Horizontal Grandeur,” Stevens County Museum, Morris, MN - 2011
  • Louisiana State Museum Group Show, Baton Rouge, LA - 2007-2011
  • “Paperworks 4 Me II,” Lake Eustis Museum of Art, Eustis, FL - 2010 (works added to permanent collection)
  • “September Competition,” Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA - 2010
  • “unseen,” ARC Gallery, Museum of Science & Industry, Tampa, FL - 2010
  • Andrews Art Museum, Andrews, NC - 2009
  • “Art 2009,” Highlands Museum of the Arts, Sebring, FL - 2009
  • Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA - 2008 (3rd-place award)
  • “Four Footed,” Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL - 2006
  • “20th Annual Show,” Coastal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, CA - 2004
  • “Rural Outdoors,” Sullivan County Museum, Woodbourne, NY - 2004
  • “Montana Interpretation,” The Art Chateau Museum, Butte, MT - 1999 (Jack Richeson Award), 1997, 1996 (Merit Award)
  • “Night Walker ’98,” Fort Collins Museum, Fort Collins, CO - 1998 (work chosen for 2000 poster)

 GALLERY EXHIBITIONS & ADDITIONAL SHOWS

  • Legacy Fine Arts Gallery, Hot Springs, AR - 2015 (solo exhibition)
  • The Agora Borealis, Shreveport, LA - Jan.-Feb. 2015 (featured artist)
  • Holiday Arts Tour, North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Ruston, LA - 2001-2015, 1999 (People's Choice Award, 2013)
  • “Holiday Art Show,” The Bank of Ruston, Ruston, LA - 2014 (2-person show; work added to permanent collection)
  • “Critical Mass2,” artspace, Shreveport Regional Arts Council, Shreveport, LA - 2014; “Presents,” 2011-2014; “Bonafide 2!” and “Christmas in the Sky” - 2012; “Impromptu” - 2011
  • “Color Storm,” 1800 Prime Steakhouse/Boomtown Casino, Bossier City, LA - 2013 (solo exhibition)
  • “Color Storm Spring Show,” Art Innovations, Ruston, LA - 2012 (solo exhibition)
  • “Color Storm,” Rockport Center for the Arts,” Rockport, TX - 2011 (2-person exhibition)
  • “Affaire in the Gardens Art Show,” Beverly Hills, CA - 2010
  • “Small Treasures,” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ - 2009
  • “The Art of the Horse,” New Jersey Equine Artists Association, Bedminster, NJ - 2008 (work chosen for show postcard)
  • “Full Speed Ahead,” Church Street Gallery, Rockport, TX - 2006 (solo exhibition)
  • Taylor’s Contemporanea Fine Arts, Hot Springs, AR - 2003, 2007 (solo exhibition)
  • “Landscape IV” online exhibition, Period Gallery, Lincoln, NE - 2004
  • “Art of the Southwest,” The Kotinsky Gallery, Pompton Lakes, NJ - 2003
  • Louisiana Peach Festival Art Show, Ruston, LA - 1999, 2001 (2 Best of Shows); 2002 (2nd place, acrylic/oil painting)
  • Brookside Art Annual, Kansas City, MO - 2000 (Best of Category, acrylic)
  • “Faces of Woman,” Las Vegas Arts Council, Las Vegas, NM - 2000
  • Keathley University Center Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN - 2000 (solo exhibition)
  • Shaw Art Fair, St. Louis, MO – 1999 (work chosen for poster)
  • “Stills in Life,” Appleton Art Center, Appleton, WI - 1999 (work chosen for show postcard)
  • University Center Art Gallery, Louisiana State University-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA - 1999 (solo exhibition)
  • Soho Galleries, Pensacola, FL - 1998
  • “Human Form,” The Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI - 1998
  • “Night Walker ’97,” Old Town Fort Collins, Fort Collins, CO - 1997
  • “Paradise Revisited,” 1997; “Humans Need Figurative Art,” 1996 - Swann Gallery, Detroit, MI
  • “Night Walker ’96,” Curfman Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO - 1996
  • “Art for the Park ’95,” Odessa, TX - 1995
  • “ArtReach ’95,” Showroom Division, National Congress of Art & Design, Salt Lake City, UT - 1995
  • “Bouncing off the Walls,” Boston Corporate Art, Boston, MA - 1995-1996
  • “A Celebration of the Fine Arts,” Ruston, LA - 1995
  • Piney Hills Gallery, Ruston, LA - 1995 (solo exhibition)
  • “Terra Firma/Terra Fantastica,” Gallery Ten, Rockford, IL - 1995
  • Fifth-Floor Gallery, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA - 1993 (third-place award)
  • 9th Biannual of Art, Marbella, Spain - 1987

REPRESENTATION & GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

The Agora Borealis, Shreveport, LA - 2014 to present

Legacy Fine Arts Gallery, Hot Springs, AR - 2013 to present

Watershed Gallery, Ridgefield, CT - 2013 to present

Brunner Gallery, Covington and Baton Rouge, LA - 2009-2014

Piney Hills Gallery, Ruston, LA - 1991-2013

Taylor’s Contemporanea Fine Arts, Hot Springs, AR - 1996-2013

Phoenix Gallery, Topeka, KS - 2001-2011

Church Street Gallery, Rockport, TX - 2005-2007

Fusion Gallery, Ruston, LA - 2005-2006

Tamarack Gallery, Naples, FL - 2005-2006

Seventh Heaven Gallery (formerly Blue Dolphin Gallery), Pensacola, FL - 2001-2003

Village Gallery, Houston, TX - 2003

Boston Corporate Art Consulting, Boston, MA - 1995-2002

Tower Gallery, Shreveport, LA - 1999-2001

El Taller Gallery, Austin, TX - 1998-2001

Athena Gallery, Savannah, GA - 1997

Vision Gallery, Chandler, AZ – 1997

Emporium Fine Art Galleries, Dallas, TX - 1996-1997

Taylor Clark Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA - 1996-1997

Southwest Designs, New Orleans, LA - 1993-1997

Gallery of Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ - 1994-1995                                                                     

North Wind Collector’s Gallery, Sedona, AZ - 1993-1994                  

D.A.B. Gallery of Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ - 1994

Casa Nova Decoration and Design, Marbella, Spain - 1987-1992                                                   

Toni Mir Interior Design, Marbella, Spain - 1987-1992

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Multiple pieces chosen for publication by METcolors - 2014; DiaNoche Designs - 2013; Bentley Publishing Group - 2009; ArtFolio West - 2008; Next Monet/Visualize - 2000
  • Work featured in art books: Studio Visit, published in Massachusetts - 2008-2010; Masters of Today and Trends, published in London - 2009; New Art International, published in New York - 2009; The New Faces of Art, published in Florida - 2008
  • Spotlighted in features, columns and reviews: Ruston (LA) Daily Leader - 1995, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2011-2016; The Forum, Shreveport, LA - 2015; Delta Business magazine - 2014; Delta Style magazine - 2007-2014; Bayou Life magazine - 2013-2014; The Sun Chronicle, Attleboro, MA - 2009; Louisiana Life magazine - 2003; The (Monroe, LA) News-Star - 1999, 2003, 2009, 2013-2014; The (Shreveport, LA) Times - 1999; additional publications

 BOOK ILLUSTRATOR FOR:

Seven Bows, Seven Colors – 1985

Guardian of the Spring – 1984

The Matchbox House – 1983

The Woolen Stocking – 1983

A Guide for Toys – 1982

The Letter – 1982

First Half, Second Half – 1981

The Crow – 1981

Robin Red Chest – 1980

Why the Ground Is Round -1979

The Aunt Who Gathers Flowers – 1978

 

OTHER HONORS

  • Showcase Winner, 17 times from 2010-2016, artslant.com
  • More Favorites citation, Modern Art Category, International Art Contest, a Web-based competition sponsored by Art Department - 2002; Judges’ Favorite citation - 2001
  • Three Gold-Medal Honors, “A Celebration of Books for Children and Young Adults” - 1990

COLLECTIONS:  Works in permanent collection of Lake Eustis (FL) Museum of Art; in private collections across the United States and in England, Spain and Belgium; in corporate collections of The Bank of Ruston, Club Miraflores (Spain), Federal Home Loan Bank, Holiday Inn, Regions Bank, Stevens Inc. and others

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:  Self-employed artist - 1985 to present (in Spain and America); graphic designer, Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults - 1972-84

 

EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Arts in painting - 1971

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