Roya Amigh is an Iranian artist who earned a BFA and MFA in Tehran before completing a Master’s in Fine Arts degree in 2012 at Boston University. Roya’s work has exhibited throughout Colorado, New York and Massachusetts. She has attended several different Artist-In-Residence such as Art Omi, The Millay Colony for the Arts, and Vermont Studio Center. She was a recipient of Vermont Studio Center Fellowship in 2015, and Ruth Katzman Scholarship in 2014, and Constantine Alajalov Scholarship in 2010-2012. She is currently living and working in Boston, MA.

Roya’s work investigates the relationship between mindfulness and daydream: how presence of mind meets the imagination to yield a memory. Her practice is based on revealing suspended moments of memory in order to realize the uncertain border between meditation and rumination.