Roya Farassat is an Iranian-American visual artist whose abstract and figurative work includes drawings, paintings, and sculptures. Farassat received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design. Within her studio practice, she explores the psychological complexities of isolation; specifically, women’s identity living under a patriarchal society. Farassat has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions at galleries, universities, and museums in the United States and abroad; including The Queens Museum, The Albin Polasek Museum, The Ormond Memorial Art Museum, The Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum, The Taubman Museum, The Edward Hopper House Museum, Scope Miami Art Fair, Asian Contemporary Art Fair, Spring Art Fair, Dubai Art Fair, and Jamm Contemporary Art Auction (Kuwait). She has been awarded workspace residencies from Henry Street Settlement and The Makor/Steinhardt Center and was nominated for Magic of Persia Contemporary Art Prize in London as well as The Jameel Art Prize at The Victoria & Albert Museum. Farassat’s work has been featured in The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Hyper Allergic, The Brooklyn Rail, Art Radar, Art Critical, The W Magazine, Independent Persian, Iran Times, and Flaunt Magazine. Farassat currently lives and works in New York.


Roya Farassat

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