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, Dorsky Gallery- New York, Art in Buildings-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, AIM at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the winter workspace at Wave Hill, Bronx .She currently has a studio residency with the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts and
an upcoming workspace program residency at the Dieu Donne in 2021.
Raafat earned her BFA from Al-Zahra University in Tehran and MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2008.