Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021

HK Zamani: A 20-year Survey, Museum of Art and History, curated by Andi Campognone, Lancaster, 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 and Sea, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, 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

New Work, Linc, San Francisco, CA

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

1998

Red, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1997

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

Pierce College, Catalog, Woodland Hills, CA

1994

Food House, Santa Monica, CA

1991

Mendenhall Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA

1990

Bornstein Gallery, Catalog, Santa Monica, CA

Selected Performances

2019

Harmony and Dissonance, curated by Samuel White for ICALA 1717, Bendix Building, Los Angeles, CA

Performing with Ghosts, curated by Deborah Oliver as part of "Irrational Exhibits 11," Bendix Building, Los Angeles, CA

2017

Scheherazade I (re-performed), curated by Deborah Oliver as part of "Irrational Exhibits 10," Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA

2013

Invisible in Visible, Groundspace,(collaboration with Tomas Ruller), performances with simulcast, LA/Czech Republic

2012

InCommunication, PØST,(collaboration with Tomas Ruller), performances with simulcast, LA/Czech Republic

2010

The Medidian, as a part of exhibition "Psychic Outlaws," curated by John Souza & Annie Buckley, Luckman Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Independence in Dependence, PØST, (collaboration with Tomas Ruller), 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

Edifice/Oedipus IV, Kampa Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

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

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

White on White, Even, 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, 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, London Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2002

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

Impasse/In the Veil, Art Frankfurt, Germany

1999

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

1997

Dotman, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz, Austria

Two Possible Positions, 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 of Nails, Santa Fe Art Colony, Los Angeles, CA

1981

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

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020

Spring Mix, Gallery 515, Los Angeles, CA

Enter Viewing Room, curated by Lauren Fejarang, Super Dutchess Gallery, New York, NY

2019

Made in California, curated by Wayne Shimabukuro, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum, CSUSB, CA

10th Year Anniversary Exhibit, TSA Philadelphia, PA

Berlin-LA Connect, Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany

2018

Pairings, curated by Carl Berg, DENK, Los Angeles, CA

Like Ghosts, New Works by Rema Ghuloum and HK Zamani, JAUS, Los Angeles, CA

CO/LAB III, Collaboration with Lage Egal, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

2016

Come In, A+D Museum, curated by Daneille Rago, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Gesture, Arena 1 Gallery, curated by Carl Berg, Santa Monica, CA

2014

Pierogi XX, Pierogi, curated by Joe Amrhein, Brooklyn, NY

2013

Paradox Maintenance Technicians, curated by Max Presneill, Torrance Art Museum, CA

2010

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

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

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

2009

Water, Silpakorn University Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand

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

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

2007

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

2006

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

2004

COLA 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 Oliver, 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 L. Abdul & G. 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, 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, Venice, CA

Other Related Areas, University Gallery UCI, 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

Pyuntack City Museum, Catalog, Pyuntack City, Kyungki-do,Seoul, Korea

1995

Summer Show, Room, New York, NY

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

1994

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

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

1993

Soft Surfaces, TransAmerica Building, San Francisco, CA

1992

Emigrant Abstraction, Butler Art Gallery (Municipal Museum), 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 Reviews, Conversations and Essays

Dr. moniz, jill, "In Conversation with HK Zamani," Catalogue, August 2020

Pazdarka, Tom, "In Dialogue with HK Zamani,"" LUM Art Zine, winter 2020

Heitzman, Lorraine, "Like Ghosts, Rema Ghuloum & HK Zamani," Art & Cake Magazine, March, 2018

Brewer, Gary, “Studio Visit with HK Zamani," Art and Cake Magazine, August 24, 2017

Sweeny, Erin, “Devine Wind: HK Zamani & Reinvention of PØST,” Art21 Magazine, Oct/Nov 2016

Buckley, Annie, "POSTscript: End of an Era for A Downtown Space," KCET.ORG Artbound, July 8, 2015

Michno, Christopher, "Remembering & Forgetting," Art LTD, Nov. 2013

McArthur, Meher, “Defying Definition: Art of HK Zamani,” KCET Artbound, March 6, 2013

Shaw, Michael, "HK Zamani at CB1 Gallery," Visual Art Source, July 2011

Frank, Peter, "Haiku Review: HK Zamani," The Huffington Post, June 24, 2011

Pagel, David, "HK Zamani: In Between Air Land and Sea at CB1 Gallery," LA Times, June 3, 2011

Abraham, Megan, "HK Zamani: In Between Air Land and Sea," Whitehot Magazine, June 2011

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

Nys Dambrot, Shana, “Shelter from the Storm,” Flavorpill, June, 2008

Segal, Lewis, “As if the living move among the dead,” LA Times, October 8, 2005, E6

Geer, Suvan, “C.O.L.A. Exhibit,” Artweek, June, 2004, pg 20

Myers, Holly, “COLA Exhibit,” LA Times, May 31, 2004

Goldman, Edward, “COLA Exhibit,” Art Talk-KCRW, May 11, 2004

Zimmermann, Mark, “-[not (painting)]," artUS, Inaugural Issue, Fall 2003

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

Church, Amanda, “Specificity,” Flash Art, No. 228, summer issue, 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, "Big Plastic," Los Angeles Times, Friday, November 30, 2001

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

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

Roche, Harry, “Habib Kheradyar,” S.F. Weekly, November 2000

Baker, Kenneth, “Kheradyar’s Objectivity,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 28, 2000, D1-2

Weitzel, Antje, "Ulema: Karamustafa, Kheradyar, Neshat," Zing Magazine 12, 2000

Laster, Paul, "Brooklyn Spice:...Kheradyar's LA Artcourt," Artnet Magazine, August, 31, 2000

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

Curtis, Kathy, "Habib Kheradyar and...," LA Times, October 12, 1998

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

Kandel, Susan, "Kheradyar Reshapes" Los Angeles Times, April 18, 1997, F21

Wilson, William, "Investigations," Los Angels Times, June 4, 1996, F4

Kandel, Susan, "Connected" Los Angeles Times, May 3, 1996, F21

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

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

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

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

Holleran, Scott, "L.A. Festval Exhibit," Glendale News-Press, Living Section, August 1993

Kapitanoff, Nancy, "A Show for Eye and Soul," LA Times, August 13, 1993, p 8

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

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

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

Butler, Brian, Kheradyar's art embodies Persian and American, Collage, 1988

Kehoe, John, "Moving Pictures: Performance Art," Southbay Magazine, September 1981, pp 84-85

Selected Collections

AD & A Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

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

LA County Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Los Angeles, CA

Professional Activities

1995-2020

Founder/Director, PØST, Los Angeles, CA

2008-2014

Gallery Director and Adjunct Faculty, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

2014

Visiting Faculty, “Senior Studio,” University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2006

Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2001-2005

Adjunct Faculty, American Intercontinental University, Los Angeles, CA

2000

Visiting Faculty, “Graduate Seminar,” University of California, 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

1987

Director/Curator, Claremont Graduate University Art Gallery, Claremont, CA

Selected Honors and Awards

2009

Long Beach City College Foundation Grant, CA

2005

California Foundation Grant, Los Angeles, CA

2004

COLA Getty Trust 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

Lectures and Panels

2019

Visiting Artist, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2018

Visiting Artist, California State University, Santa Barbara, CA

Visiting Artist, Santa Barbara Community College, Santa Barbara, CA

2017

Visiting Artist, California State University, Santa Barbara, CA

2015

Juror, California Community Foundation Grant, Los Angeles, CA

Juror, Cal State University, “Bachelor of Arts Exhibit,” San Bernardino, CA

Professor for a day, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA

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, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI

Visiting Artist, University of Madison, WI

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

Visiting Artist, Cal Poly, San Lois Obispo, CA

Visiting Artist, Cal State University, Long Beach, CA

2000

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

Visiting Artist, Claremont University, Claremont, CA

Visiting Artist, Brad Spense’ Art Seminar, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA

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

1993

Visiting Artist, Art Center, Pasadena, CA

1988

Visiting Artist, El Camino College, Torrance, CA

Education

1988

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

1986

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

1979

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