Curriculum Vitae


Kevin Hosseini

Fine Artist

Contact: Debra Muzikar
(760) 723-2259
theartofautism @


2021 Color of Sound Oceanside Museum of Art

2020  MozArt@OMA Virtual Art Exhibit, Oceanside Museum of Art

2017  Arts & Advocacy Exhibit: TBD – To Be Developmentally Disabled, California Museum, Sacramento, CA

2017 Expressions, H.H. Dorje Chang Cultural and Art Museum, Covina, CA

2014 VSA Traveling Exhibit, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2013 VSA Exhibit, Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center, Washington DC

2011 Neurodiversity Exhibit, Museum of Modern Art of the Ukraine, Kiev


2020 In Good Company, Poway Performing Arts

2018-2019 Genius Showcase, Mainly Mozart Funder’s Party

2018 Autism After 21, Art Collection, Madison House

2018 Diverse Perspectives, The Art of Autism at Sophie’s Gallery, Kensington

2017 Art chosen for background for award winning play “A” Train

2017 Represented by Art Lifting

2017 Jeremiah’s Ranch Exhibit, Z Cafe, Fallbrook

2017 Lights, Camera, Autism! ASA San Diego

2016 Private Exhibit through Public Partnerships, Washington D.C.

2016 Jeremiah’s Ranch Exhibit, Myrtle Creek, Fallbrook, CA

2016 Music for Autism, Madison House, Maryland

2015 Sophie’s Gallery, Kensington, San Diego, CA

2015 Art & Natural Health Creative Art Therapy International Conference & Integration Art Festival, Beijing, China

2014 Gallery New World Stages, New York City, NY

2013 Outsider Art through Art Enables, Inside the Gateway, Washington D.C.

2013 Autism Trust Exhibit, London, England

2013-14 Santa Barbara Art Walk for Kids/Adults, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2013, Blue Moon Art Studio Fundraiser for Angels Bearing Gifts

2013 Exhibit with Steve Richardson and  Noah Erenberg, Aesthetics, Montecito, CA

2013 Art of Autism Exhibit, Bell Arts Gallery, Ventura, CA

2013 Solo Exhibit and Fundraiser for Celebrate Edu Exhibit, Denver, CO

2013 Mr. Musichead Exhibit, Hollywood, CA

2013 Solo Exhibit Friends of Carpinteria Library

2013 Brilliance of Autism Exhibit, Autism One,  Chicago, IL

2012 SAKH Exhibit, Hong Kong

2012 Plus Ultra, I Grandi Viaggi Florence, Italy

2012 Art of Autism Exhibit, Windsor, Canada

2012 Westside Art Walk, Ventura, CA

2012 Santa Barbara Art Walk for Kids/Adults, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2012 SCAPE Exhibit, Rocky Nook Park, Santa Barbara, CA

2012 Solo exhibit, Cate School Library, Carpinteria, CA

2011 CORE 7 Exhibit, UCLA, Santa Monica Airport Hangers, CA

2011 Santa Barbara Art Association Featured Artist for Annual Fundraiser, Gallerie 113, Santa Barbara, CA

2011 ANCA Exhibit, Vancouver, Canada

2011 Awe in Autism Exhibit, The Hamptons

2011 Good Purpose Gallery Exhibit, The Berkshires, MA

2011 Solo Exhibit,  Cate School Library, Carpinteria, CA

2011 Soho Digital Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2010 Abstract Show, 855 at the Arts Center, Carpinteria, CA

2010 Strokes of Genius Exhibit, United Nations Plaza, New York City, NY

2010 Areva Martin Book Signing, Kevin Hosseini Art, UCSB Koegel Autism Center

2009 Master-Mentor Exhibit with Steve Richardson, Palm Lofts, Carpinteria, CA

2009 Heroes for Autism Exhibit, Hollywood, CA

2008-2012 Carpinteria Open Studio Art Tour Artist, Carpinteria, CA

2007 Puzzle Pieces Exhibit, SnP Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007 Master/Mentor Exhibit with J. Dan Gibbs, Hollywood, CA


2017 Grant from National Arts & Disability Center

2014 YES I CAN recipient, San Antonio, Texas

2013 VSA National Arts Finalist, Washington D.C.

2012 Blue Ribbon, Abstract, SCAPE Exhibit, Rocky Nook Park, Santa Barbara, CA

2011 ANCA International Award winner, Best Visual Artist 18 and under, Vancouver, Canada

2011 Honorable Mention, 855 at the Arts Center, Carpinteria

2010 Blue Ribbon, Abstract Show, 855 at the Arts Center, Carpinteria, CA. Juror: Rick Stitch

2009 VSA National Award winner, “Train” on display at Union Station, Washington D.C.

2009 – 2012 Official Selection, Kind Tree Productions, Oregon

2006 Profant Foundation for the Arts Scholarship Winner, Santa Barbara


2017 Profiled on National Arts & Disability Center website

2017 Art and Autism book by Michael McManmon (to be released in 2017)

2017 Cover image to Expressions museum exhibit in Covina

2017 Institute on Disability Calendar Selection

2016 Profiled on Madison House Website

2016 Normal People Scare Me Too Documentary

2016 Autism-Asperger’s Digest Article

2016 University of Exeter Neurodiversity Section of their Website

2016 Art of Autism 2016 Calendar Selection

2016 Kevin’s art imaged used for Sugar4Arts Cake Selection

2015 Re-release of Drawing Autism Jill Mullin

2015  art work used in Michael McManmon’s book Autism And Learning Differences: An Active Learning Teaching Toolkit

2012 Smithsonian to Exhibit art work of local artist, Santa Barbara News Press

2012 Autistic Student’s painting honored, Santa Ynez Valley News

2012 “Generation A: Arts and Autism” documentary by Joanne Lara and Barry Shills

2012 “The Art of Autism: Shifting Perceptions” Debra Hosseini, The Art of Autism

2012 Cover of VC Reporter for Ventura County Art Work

2012 Cover Art, Paint the Town, An Evening of Song and Emily Carr, Kamloops, B.C.

2011 UCSB Gervitz Institute Calendar for Beneficiaries, 12 works on calendar

2011 Hidden Wings Holiday Card

2011 KindTree Poster image

2011 “Artism: The Art of Autism: Shattering Myths” Debra Hosseini, Autism Today

2010 “Drawing Autism” Jill Mullin, Mark Batty Publisher

2009 Cover DVD art, “Arts: Disabilities, Opportunities, and the Arts” Normal Films

2009 Heroes for Autism, Special Edition Hardback, A benefit for Autism Speaks

2009 Cover Book Art, “Raising Brandon” by Amelia Starr

2007 Cover CD Art, “Included,” Gifted Artists Label CD, to benefit T.R.A.P.

2007 Kuznia, Rob, “A Brush with Art, Success for Boy with Autism” Santa Barbara News Press


Autism Society of America Santa Barbara, The Rhythmic Arts Project, The Boys and Girls Club of Carpinteria, Hidden Wings, Lou Grant Parent-Child Workshop, Jeremiah’s Ranch, Tri-Counties Regional Center, Autism Speaks, California Dept of Developmental Disabilities, Mayor Marty Blum Santa Barbara,
Remo of Remo Drums