HK Zamani (a.k.a. Habib Kheradyar)

1206 Maple Avenue #515, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2021 Body & Immaterial, A 20-year Survey, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA

     Protagonists & Erasures, PRJCTLA, Los Angeles, CA

2020 Inadvertent Protagonists, 515 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016 Past Present Future, LBCC Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2015 No Abode, MiM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

     Around Black, Warschaw Gallery, San Pedro, CA

2013 Remembering and Forgetting, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

     Eros/Thanatos, DELETE, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

     Performing, Groundspace, Los Angeles, CA

2011 In-between Air, Land & Sea, CB1 Gallery, Los Angles, CA

2008 Shelter from the Storm, SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA

2007 House of Veneer, PØST, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Star Spangled Banner, Flood Gallery, Asheville, NC

2005 The Ride, Linc, San Francisco, CA

2003 Edifice/Oedipus, London Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA

     Fabric & Armature Paintings, MillerDurazo, Los Angeles, CA

2000 Fashionble Colors, Linc, San Francisco, CA

     L.A. Art Court, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

1998 Red, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005 Stretch, Miller Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

     DNA Windows, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA

1996 Dot to Dot, Room, Catalog, New York, NY.

     More Dots, Gallery LASCA, Los Angeles, CA

1995 Ocular Playground, Pierce College, Catalog, Woodland Hills, CA

1994 Extended Field, Food House, Santa Monica, CA

1991 Burning for the Living, Mendenhall Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA

1990 New Works (Ball Paintings), Karl Bornstein Gallery, Catalog, Santa Monica, CA

Selected Performances:

2010 Psychic Outlaws, exhibition "Psychic Outlaws," curated by John Souza & Annie Buckley, Luckman Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Independence in Dependence (collaboration with Tomas Ruller), simultaneous performances with simulcast, LA/Czech Republic

     Fashion of the Veil, Irrational Exhibit 7, Track 16, Santa Monica, CA

2007 Open Situation, Prague Quadrennial, Wenseslas Square, Prague, The Czech Republic

     Open Situation, Performance Art Center, Lublin, Poland

     Scheherazade I and II, BWA Gallery, Bidgoszcz, Poland

2006 Southern Veil, Flood Gallery, Asheville, NC

     1972, (collaboration with Amitis Motevalli), Track 16, Santa Monica, CA

2004 EdificeOedipus IV, Kampa Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

     Certain Traces (collaboration with Tomas Ruller), Karlin Space, Prague, Czech Republic

     White on White, Even III, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA

     White on White, Even II, Track 16, Santa Monica, CA

     Face to Face (collaboration with Tomas Ruller), Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angles, CA

2003 White on White, Even I, Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY

     Impasse/In the Veil III, Riva Gallery, New York, NY

     Edifice/Oedipus III, Art Omi, Ghent, NY

     Edifice/Oedipus I, London Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Impasse/In the Veil I, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

     Impasse/In the Veil II, Art Frankfurt, Germany

1999 Blue, Sigalert Exhibit, Arizona State University Art Gallery, curated by John Spiak, Online Catalog, Tempe, Arizona

1997 Dotman, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz, Austria

     RightWrong, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1996 The Climb, Municipal Art Gallery, Video, Barnsdall Park, Hollywood, CA

1994 Standing II, TRI Gallery, Hollywood, CA

1989 East/West, Gong, (collaboration with Tomas Ruller) Prague, The Czech Republic

1988 Bed, Santa Fe Art Colony, Los Angeles, CA

1981 Lawrence Knack #7, The Only Open Sometimes Art Gallery, Manhattan Bch., CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2010 Difference & Repetition, (two-person show), CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

     Psychic Outlaws, Luckman Art Center, curated by Annie Buckley and John Souza, Los Angeles, CA

     Faculty Exhibit, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

2009 Water, Silpakorn University Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand

     Elements, Cal Poly San Lois Obispo, CA

     On the Shoulder of Davids, Jaus Gallery, curated by Ichiro Irie, Los Angeles, CA

     Inadvertent Rapture, Flexco, curated by Michael Shaw, Los Angeles, CA

2007 A Certain Slant of Light, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, curated by Meridith McNeal, New York, NY

2006 Materialwise (Revisited), domestic setting, curated by Carl Berg, Venice, CA

2005 C.O.L.A. Anniversary Exhibit, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park

2004 C.O.L.A. Exhibit, Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA

     Coverage, curated by Shane Bradford, M+R space to fill, London, England

     Dialog Prague/LA, curated by Barbara Benish, Los Angeles, CA and Prague, Czech Republic

     Irrational Exhibits, Track 16 Gallery, curated by Lida Abdul & Deborah Singer, Santa Monica, CA

     Minimal Form, Galerie Dionisi, curated by Danica Derpic, Los Angeles, CA

     Purple Haze, Square Blue Gallery, curated by Margaret Sherwood, Santa Ana, CA

     Faculty Exhibit, American Intercontinental University, Los Angeles, CA

     Poetics of Proximatey, curated by Lida Abdul and Gul Cagin, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA

     Continental Divide, curated by Mark Zimmermann, Planet Tyland, Brooklyn, NY

     Lotusland, curated by Nancy Gregory, Connecticut College, New London CT

2003 Specificity, curated by Odili Donald Odita, Riva Gallery, New York, NY

     In the Gloaming, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa, Art Omi, Ghent, NY

     -[Not (Painting)]:extending the field], curated by Koan Jeff Baysa, Ise Foundation, NY, NY

     Gridlock, curated by Kristina Newhouse, West L.A. College Art Gallery, CA

     Sequel, curated by William Radawec, domestic setting, Los Angeles, CA

2002 Painting's Edge, Idyllwild Art Foundation, CA

     California Dreamin', Davis-Keil Gallery, Naples, Florida

     Transit: survival skills, Park Paradise Complex, curated by Leonardo Bravo Scottsdale, Arizona

2001 Big Plastic, curated by Jay Belloli, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA.

     Ocular Spectrum, curated by Carl Berg, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2000 08-30-00, Gallery 138, curated by Bill Radawec, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

     Murals, curated by Carl Berg, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

1999 Sig-Alert, Arizona State University Art Gallery, Online Catalog, Tempe, Arizona

     Ulema, Galerie Hohenthal und Bergen, Berlin, Germany

     Venus, ARC, Vienna, Austria

1998 Painting Language, L.A. Louver Gallery, curated by Kimberly Davis, Venice, CA

     Other Related Areas, University Gallery UCI, curated by Brad Spence, Irvine, CA

1997 New Acquisitions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

     118 W / 24 N, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz, Austria

     CA90001-185, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1996 Investigations, The Municipal Art Gallery, Catalog, Los Angeles, CA

     Abstraction, Pyuntack City Museum, curated by Carl Berg, Catalog, Pyuntack City, Kyungki-do,Seoul, Korea

1995 Summer Show, Room, curated by Richard Dickens, New York, NY

     Bumpy, POST, curated by Habib Kheradyar, Los Angeles, CA

1994 House of Styles, curated by Rory Devine, TRI Gallery, Hollywood, CA

     Current Abstraction, The Municipal Art Gallery, curated by Noel Korten, Catalog, Los Angeles, CA

1993 Soft Surfaces, TransAmerica Building, San Francisco, CA

1992 Emigrant Abstraction, Butler Art Gallery (Municipal Museum), curated by Peter Frank, Kilkenny, Ireland

1991 World News, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

1990 New Edge, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989 Dialogue: Prague/Los Angeles, Gallery Mladych, and Lidovy Dum, Prague, Czech Republic

1988 VEX, Lindhurst Gallery, USC, Los Angeles, CA

1987 Salon des Independents, Richard/Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Bibliography:

West, Andrew J., �Crossing Borders with Creativity,� Bangkok Post, March 2009

Dambrot, Shana-Nys, �HK Zamani: Shelter from the Storm,� Flavorpill, Los Ageles

Geer, Suvan, �C.O.L.A. 2004,� Artweek, September 2004, p. 20

Myers, Holly, �C.O.L.A. Exhibit,� LA Times, May 31, 2004

Newhouse, Kristina, "domestic setting," Artnet Magazine, April, 2003

Bamberger, Alan, "The Ride at LincArt,, September 2004

Zimmermann, Marc, -[Not (Painting)]:extending the field, ArtUS, inaugural issue, Fall 2003

Schwarzman, Carol, “Specificity,” Artpapers, September-October 2003

McGovern, Thomas, "Habib Kheradyar at MillerDurazo," Artweek, April 2003

Newhouse, Kristina, "domestic setting," Artnet Magazine, April, 2003

Frank, Peter, "Art Picks of the Week," L.A. Weekly, February, 2003.

Zimmerer, Kathy, "Habib Kheradyar at MillerDurazo," Artscene, February 2003.

Knight, Christorpher, "Pig Plastic," Los Angeles Times, Friday, November 30, 2001

Schmerler, Sara, "Habib Kheradyar at Pierogi 2000," Art in America, December 2000, p.117

Baker, Kenneth, "Kheradyar's Objectivity," San Francisco Chronicle, October 28, 2000, D1-2

Berk, Amy, "Habib Kheradyar at Linc," Artweek, January 2001, vol. 32, issue 1, pp.16-17

Roche, Harry, "Habib Kheradyar," S.F. Weekly, November 2000

Roche, Harry, "Habib Kheradyar and...," Artweek, September 1998, pg 19

Pagel, David, "Abstract View," Los Angeles Times, August 29, 1998, F 26

Ianacconne, Carmine, "Habib Kheradyar," Art/Text, November-January 1997-98, pp 76-81

Kandel, Susan "Stretch," Los Angeles Times, April 18, 1997, F21

Zimmerer, Kathy, "West Coast Abstraction," Artweek, September 1996, pp 14-15

Kandel, Susan, "Investigations," Los Angels Times, May 3, 1996, F21

Kugelman, Kerry, "Bumpy," Art issues., November/December 1995

Greene, David, "Painting the Town," L.A. Reader, September 29, 1995, p 14

Kandel, Susan, "Bumps and More Bumps," Los Angeles Times, October 6, 1995, F24

Scarborough, James, "L.A. Prophet and Loss," Art Press International, October 1993, p E11

Butler, Brian. "The Acceptance of History; Building of Hope," Visions, Summer '93, pp 26-27

Frank, Peter. "Art Picks of the Week," L.A. Weekly, June 22, 1990, p 116

Levin, Kim. "Blank Czech," The Village Voice, September 19, 1989, pp 92-3

Kehoe, John. "Moving Pictures: Performance Art," South Bay Magazine, September 1981

Selected Collections:

Bank of America, San Francisco, CA

Berkeley Art museum, University of California, Berkeley

Ernst and Young, Los Angeles, CA

Hewlett-Pacard company, Mexico City, Mexico

L.A. County Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Los Angeles, CA

20th Century Fox, Los Angeles, CA

Professional and Teaching Activities:

2008-Present Director, Long Beach City College Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2008-Present Adjunct Faculty, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

2006 Adjunct Faculty, Cal State University, Long Beach, CA

1995-Present Founder/Director, PØST, Los Angeles, CA

2000-04 Adjunct Faculty, American Intercontinental University, Los Angeles, CA

2000 Visiting Faculty, "Graduate Seminar," University of California at Santa Barbara, CA

1995-99 Adjunct Faculty, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

1994-95 Director/Curator, Cerritos College Fine Arts Gallery, Norwalk, CA

1991-92 Co-Curator, California State University at Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

1988-95 Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

Selected Honors and Awards:

2009 Long Beach City College Foundation Grant, CA

2005 California Foundation Grant, Los Angeles, CA

2003 COLA Grant, City of Los Angeles, CA

2000 Alumni Hall of Fame Founding Member, Claremont Graduate University, CA

1997 Certificate of Honor for Contributing to the Arts, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

1990 Certificate of Honor for Contributing to the Arts &Humanities, CSUDH, Carson, CA.

1986-88 California Graduate Fellowship

Artist/Curator Lectures:

2009 Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Noel Fellowship Juror, Milwaukee, WI

2003 Visiting Artist, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

2002 Visiting Artist, School of Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

     Visiting Artist, University of Madison, Wisconsin

     Visiting Artist, University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

     Visiting Artist, Painting's Edge: Advanced Painting Workshop, Idyllwild Art Foundation, CA

     Visiting Artist, Cal Poly, San Lois Obispo, CA

2000 Sculpture International, Panel Discussion organized by Kay Whitney, Houston, Texas

     Visiting Artist, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1999 Visiting Artist, California State University, Santa Barbara, CA

1998 CAA, Panel Discussion on Installation Art organized by Kim Yasuda, Los Angeles, CA

     New media, Panel Discussion, Design Week, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

1997 Visiting Artist, Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


1988 MFA in Painting, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

1986 BA in Studio Arts, California State University at Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

1979 AA in Fine Arts, El Camino College, Torrance, CA

(extended resume available upon request)