Roxana Manouchehri is an Iranian/Irish visual artist and curator based in Dublin. She has received an MFA in fine art from the Tehran University of Art. Roxana has worked and lived in Dublin since 2009.
She has been teaching art and giving talks and workshops, since 1995 in different universities and museums in Tehran, Seoul and Dublin, including Trinity College, the Chester Beatty Museum, National gallery of Ireland, Open House Dublin, Rua Red, Mother Tongue Language Festival and IMMA.
She has had more than 50 group exhibitions internationally and 17 solo exhibitions in Tehran, Seoul, Dubai, Madrid, Munich, London, Brussels, Rauma and Dublin, including the RHA and the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery.
Her works are in some important private and public collections, internationally such as OPW, AIB bank, AXA insurance in Dublin and Asia Art Network in Seoul. She is the winner of diversity award from Solstice Art Center and Arts Council Ireland,2021.
Her ongoing research on European medieval and Persian manuscripts are the main resources in her practice.
Beside her studio based individual practice she is interested in socially engaged and community-based projects.
She is a member of ArtNomads collective/Ireland since 2019 and they had an exhibition in Pallas Project gallery space in 2022. Roxana is a founder of Transnational Arts Ireland which is an online platform to exchange art between Ireland and other countries including Iran.
In 2022, Roxana alongside with some ArtNomads collective members, had a performance ‘Rock Fire, Paper’ at Documenta 15 in Kassel, Germany. In 2022, she curated a story telling performance for the Spice project at IMMA outdoors titled, Samak The Ayyar.
In late 2022 she won the residency award from NYCI and Maynooth university. Currently she works in her studio at Mountjoy square and Damn fine print studios.