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 [email protected] 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 American Landscape.
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.