Armita Raafat is a New York-based sculptor and installation artist working with themes of architectural transfiguration and hybridity. She has been exhibited nationally and internationally including at the MCA – Chicago, The Bronx Museum of the Arts – New York, The Noyes Museum of Art – New Jersey, Pavel Zoubok Gallery – New York, HORSEANDPONY Fine Arts – Berlin, and Al-Zahra University in Tehran.

Raafat received the Peter S. Reed Foundation grant for sculpture and a NYFA fellowship for Sculpture/Crafts and has been in residence at the LMCC swing space an AIM at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. She is currently an artist in residence for the winter workspace at Wave Hill, Bronx .

Raafat earned her BFA from Al-Zahra University in Tehran and MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2008.