Mohammad-Reza Shajarian (23 September 1940 – 8 October 2020) was an Iranian classical singer, composer, and of Persian traditional music. He has been called "Iran's greatest living maestro of Persian classical music."Shajarian is also known for his skills in Persian calligraphy and humanitarian activities.
Twin sisters Bahareh and Farzaneh Safarani (Iranian, b. 1990) began painting at the age of thirteen. They earned their B.A. in painting from Tehran University and M.F.A from Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bahman Mofid was born on July 27, 1942, in Tehran, Iran. He is known for his work on Brothers in Blood (1975), Meshki (1975), and Dash akol (1971). He was married to Sodabeh Karimi. He died on August 16, 2020, in Tehran.
Soroosh Milanizadeh, born in 1978, a photography graduate from Art and Architecture Azad University of Tehran. He is a Photographer, Video Artist, Painter, and art curator. He started his constant professional career in 1999 and has attempted to express his social concerns, particularly the position of women in society ever since.
Malekeh Nayiny was born in 1955 in Teheran, Iran. She obtained a B.A. in fine arts and photography from Syracuse University in 1978 followed by advanced photography at the International Center of Photography in New York, 1980-1982.
Born in 1985 in Shiraz, Boshra is an Iranian poet, writer, actress, and model who was first introduced to Persian literature by her grandfather before starting primary school. She developed a precocious love of poets such as Iradj Mirza and Parvin E'tesami whose work inspired her to write her own poetry from a young age. Boshra later studied Children's Literature and Theatre at the BIHE University and eventually left Iran for the USA in 2009 where she currently resides.