Riad Miah is an artist and educator whose works have been exhibited at the White Box Gallery, deluxe projects, Rooster Contemporary Art Gallery, and Life on Mars Gallery in New York City. He has shown nationally and internationally including Budapest, Belgium, Ohio, Chicago, and at the Baltimore Museum of Contemporary Art. His work will be the focus of interest in the fall ‘2014 at Flinn Gallery located in Greenwich, Connecticut. His work was also featured at SCOPE Art Fair in New York City in 2009.
He has been a resident at the Vermont Studio Center and the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture in Maine, Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten (HISK) and is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the NY Foundation for the Arts in painting and Germination Europe (Germany). He was selected as one of the 10 semi-finalists from a pool of 1500 applicants for the prestigious Basil H. Alkazzi Award for Excellence in Painting.
Mr. Miah has taught at Ohio State University, Parsons, The School of Visual Arts, New York Arts Program, and the New York Studio School. In the past years he’s had the privilege and honor to speak about his work at The National Arts Club, The New York Studio School, Princeton University, and Dartmouth College. In the coming year Riad will be speaking to the art department’s undergraduate population at Virginia Commonwealth University and Ohio Wesleyan University, and Sarah Lawrence College. Riad Miah has an M.F.A from Ohio State University and a B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts.