Painting

Shahriar Ahmadi

Born in Kermanshah in 1977, Ahmadi completed a Bachelor of Painting at the College of Fine Arts, the University of Tehran in 1997, and went on to obtain a Masters in Painting at the Tehran University of Art in 2002. 

Mahsa Tehrani

Mahsa Tehrani was born in 1983 in Tehran, Iran. She lives and works in Tehran. Mahsa is a narrative artist; 

Xamoosh

Xamoosh was born in 1989, Tehran. He is a self-taught artist who started graffiti by putting his signature on the walls of Tehran in 2007. With more than a decade of activity in the writing of Persian murals, he became one of the pioneers and influential in this area. 

Moslem Khezri

Moslem Khezri was born in 1984 in Kerman, Iran, and is a painter and a university lecturer. 

PATTERNS OF INTIMACY

Mona Shomali is a U.S.-based artist. She was born in California in 1979. She began painting seriously at 15 years old after being introduced to nude life drawing classes sponsored by the Berkeley Artists Guild. 

Shahram Karimi

Shahram was born in 1957 Shiraz, and he is a painter and film production designer. He has extensive experience working within the film production department on a film crew for 15 years. He has worked from a very early conceptual process collaborating with Iranian artists and filmmakers; Shirin Neshat and Shoji Azari on many film projects. Their film "Women Without Men" won the 2009 Venice Film Festival, Silver Lion, for best directing. Shahram worked closely with director Richard Raymond on the movie "Desert Dancer". 

Interview with Raoof Haghighi

Interview with Raoof Haghighi

Raoof Haghighi is an Iranian-born British artist, known for his portraiture and realism. He was born in 1976 in Shiraz,