Aileen Bahmanipour





Aileen Bahmanipour is an Iranian-Canadian visual artist. She is currently living and working on the unceded territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples, known as Vancouver, and in Bella Coola Valley, the traditional territory of Nuxalk people. She has received her BFA in Painting from the Tehran University of Art and her MFA in Visual arts from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She is currently a member of the Continuing Studies faculty at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Bahmanipour has exhibited her works internationally as well as in Canada, including her solo and group exhibitions at the GlogauAIR (Berlin), Banff Centre for the Arts (Banff), Alternator Centre for the Contemporary Arts (Kelowna), grunt gallery (Vancouver), Two Rivers Gallery (Prince George), and Aaran Art gallery (Tehran). She is the recipient of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant in 2017, the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Artist Fund in 2019, the Early Career Development grant from BC Arts Council in 2019, the Linda and Richard Singleton Endowment Fund in 2022, the Canada Council for the Arts and BC Arts Council’s grants in 2021and 2022.

Aileen Bahmanipour, 2023

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