CURRICULUM

 

Parveneh Roudgar’s work originates its roots in the classic tradition of her country of origin Iran and in Italy. The inspiration of Roudgar derives fundamentally from four areas, within which is found a thematic route that starts from the classic western and Persian civilization and arrives to the expressive modules of the modern and contemporary sculpture. In the sculptures of Parvaneh Roudgar a particular meaning is found in the human images, that take shape in the maternity, in the passions and in the women figures which strong dynamism transform the original figurative elements into art forms that evoke great strength. Sometimes the power of the lines that draw the figures, and the marked curves of the body, reach to communicate the suffering, the pain, without still failing with the aesthetic dimension of the image in its complex.

Currently living in Canada, Roudgar has worked within different cultures, and this co-mingling of traditions is poignantly evocative within her different styles of work. Alongside her figurative works Roudgar has an extensive collection of geometric and abstract sculptures. Parvaneh Roudgar began her journey in art in 1986 at the Artistic Lyceum in Florence under the instruction of her Professor of Sculpture, Antonio Di Tommaso, and renowned Professor of Ceramics, Marcello Fantoni. Parvaneh concluded her art studies at the University of Eta' Libera of Florence and went on to specialize in ceramics, plaster and casting. She received her Certificate in Working with Stone at the Art School of Porta Romana in Florence and has since been the recipient of numerous prizes internationally. She has been teaching in various art colleges and in her private studios for the past 25 years. 

 

Alongside having her works exhibited in many different countries in North America, Asia and Europe, in 2016, Parvaneh’s most recent work “Mother and Child on a Bike” was commissioned and permanently installed in the Inlet Skytrain Station in Port Moody (Canada). Her works are part of the collection of the Salsali’s Museum in Dubai and different projects have been displayed as outdoor sculptures in North America and Iran. 


Awards

 

2009 Fine Arts Awards, Anacortes Art Festival, Anacortes, WA, USA

1993 Gadarte First Prize, Gadarte’s Art Competition, Florence, Italy

1992 First Prize in sculpture at the Giuseppe Pescetti’s Art Competition, Florence, Italy

1991 First International Prize at the Painting-Graphics-Sculpture-Poetry organized by ASAP, Florence, Italy 


Commissions

 

Exhibitions

 
 
 

Memberships

 

Publications

 

2016 “Mother and Child on a Bike “installed permanent installation, Inlet Skytrain Station, Translink Evergreen Line,Project, Port Moody, BC, Canada

2016 “Horse”, Salsali Museum, Dubai

2009  “Cosmos Flower” outdoor sculpture installation, City of Anacortes, Washington
2000  “Temple of the mind” outdoor sculpture, various historical sites in Iran, Environmental Society of Iran

 

One woman exhibitions

2017 Tehran Art Centre, Tehran, Iran

2009 Port Moody Arts Center, Port Moody ,BC

2001 Italian Cultural Center, Vancouver 

1996 Fine Arts Society (Casa di Dante, Florence)

1992 A.S.A.P, Florence

 

Joint Exhibitions

2017 Port Moody Art Centre, Port Moody, BC, Canada

2016 Attar Symposium, Tehran, Iran

2016 Howe Street Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 Agora Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2013 Zirzamin Dastan Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2013 Van Dusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2012 Vandusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2011 Vandusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2010 Port Moody Library, Port Moody, BC, Canada

2010 Place Des Arts, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

2010 Pera Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2009 Vandusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2009 Port Moody Arts Center, Port Moody, BC, Canada

2008 Vandusen Botanical Garden Vancouver, BC, Canada

2007 Blackberry Gallery, Port Moody, BC, Canada

2007 Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC, Canada

2007 District of North Vancouver City Hall, North Vancouver, BC, Canada

2006 Vandusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2006 West Vancouver Memorial Library, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2006 Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2005 West Vancouver Memorial Library, Vancouver, BC, Canada 

2005 Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2005 Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, Canada

2005 Seyhoun Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA 

2004 Places Des Arts, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

2003 Art Council of Burnaby, BC, Canada

2002   Portfolio Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2002 Halt’s Show Case, Vancouver, Canada

2002 Art in the City, Vancouver, Canada

2001 Ishtar Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2000 Venetian Dance, Vancouver, Canada

1999 Gruppo Donatello, Joint Exhibition with Antonio Di Tommaso, Florence, Italy

1998 Fine Arts Society “Casa di Dante”, Florence, Italy

1992 Fine Arts Society “Casa di Dante”, Florence, Italy 

1991 Antica Compagnia del Paiolo, Florence, Italy

 

 

Sculpture Association of British Columbia

Gruppo Donatello’s Art Society

Casa di Dante’s Art Society

 

2013 “Sculpting teacher at PdA shows in the Big Apple”, Janice Warren, TriCity News, March 13

2013 “Agora Gallery Press Release”, MutualArt, New York, March 2013

2011 “Parvaneh Roudgar”, Antonio Frintino, September 

2009 “PoMo Artist's Flower finds home in Washington”, TriCity News, November 24

2009 “Acclaimed sculptor to teach class at Place Des Arts”, TriCity News, January 2009