Born and raised in St.
Louis, Missouri, Ahzad Bogosian holds both BFA and MFA degrees from Fontbonne
University and was enrolled in the MFA program at Washington University.
Currently, he teaches painting
and drawing as an adjunct at Webster University. Bogosian
also teaches at St. Louis Community College@Forest Park. He’s exhibited his
work in New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Memphis, Boulder, Austin, and
extensively throughout the Midwest, St. Louis, Chicago, and Milwaukee.
Bogosian's paintings are placed
in numerous corporate, private, and public collections across the country,
including the U.S. Embassy in Washington, D.C., MasterCard, New York,
Washington University School of Medicine, City of Chicago, Wells Fargo-St.
Louis, St. Louis University, and the Margaret Harwell Art Museum in Poplar
Bluff, Missouri. In addition, his work is in many publications, including New American Paintings and John
Driscoll’s 1998 book, The Artist and The
A co-founder of IN/Form,
a not-for-profit arts group in St. Louis, Bogosian has also organized and curated
many shows and exhibitions, such as Five
Views of the Midwest and the 2012 exhibition Paper at the Regional Arts Commission Gallery in St. Louis.