Kamrooz Aram was born in Shiraz, Iran. He received a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art, before graduating with an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts in 2001. He has had solo exhibitions at Perry Rubenstein Gallery in New York, Olive Kamm/5BE Gallery in New York, Wilkinson Gallery in London, and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including “Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha” at the Flag Art Foundation in New York; “Greater New York 2005” at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and the Museum of Modern Art in New York; and the 2003 Prague Biennale. He was featured on the cover of Art in America in March 2009.