Kamrooz Aram was born in Shiraz, Iran in 1978. He received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2001 and an MFA from Columbia University in 2003. His work has been featured in numerous international solo and group exhibitions, including shows at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and MoMA PS1. Aram is a recipient of grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program. He is represented by the Green Art Gallery, Dubai, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.