Biography

Education

 

  • 2012: Certificates for the Creative Course and Extension Course - The Designer School of Floristry, South Australia
  • 2001 - 2005: Bachelor of Visual Arts and Applied Design - Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1999: Certificate in Spoken and Written English III - TAFE SA, Australia
  • 1997 - 1998: Carpet Design and Decoration - Tehran, Iran
  • 1990 - 1993: Music Studies - Tehran, Iran
  • 1986 - 1987: Painting Course in Traditional Miniature - Tehran, Iran
  • 1976 - 1980: Master of Architecture - Tehran University, Iran [uncompleted due to eviction from university for her religious beliefs after the 1979 Iranian Revolution]

 

Languages

 

  • Persian (native)
  • English (proficient)
  • Arabic (literate)

 

Awards

 

  • 2016 - Certificate of Merit: Royal South Australian Society of Arts - Adelaide, South Australia
  • 2014 - Packing Room Prize: Rotary Club of Flagstaff Hill - Adelaide, South Australia
  • 2012 - First Prize: A Multicultural Art Exhibition - Adelaide, South Australia
  • 2010 - High Commendation: Rotary Club of Flagstaff Hill - Adelaide, South Australia
  • 2009 - Certificate of Merit: SALA Festival - Adelaide, South Australia
  • 2008 - Special Commendation: Rotary Club of Clare - Clare, South Australia
  • 2008 - Certificate of Merit: EBI Art in Diversity Exhibition -  Adelaide, South Australia
  • 2003 - Monetary Reward: Multicultural SA - Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1998 - First Place: Fiftieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Drawing Competition - Islamabad, Pakistan
  • 1975 - First Place: Year 12 High School Drawing Competition - Tehran, Iran

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

  • 2017: Splendour of Woman - Gallery M, South Australia
  • 2016: Nature - Scarlattis Gallery, South Australia
  • 2015: Eastern Culture in Western Nature - Glenelg Art Gallery, South Australia
  • 2014: Colourful  World - Azadegan Gallery (SALA Festival), South Australia
  • 2012: The World of Being - Azadegan Gallery (SALA Festival), South Australia
  • 2011: Call of the Beloved - Galley M, South Australia
  • 2010: Mystery - Azadegan Galley, South Australia
  • 2009: Here and There - HCCSA Art Exhibition (Adelaide Fringe Festival), South Australia
  • 2009: Line of Beauty - Nexus Art Gallery, South Australia
  • 2008: Feathered Friends - Galley M, South Australia
  • 2008: Mystery of Persia - Adelaide Town Hall (Adelaide Fringe Festival), South Australia
  • 2005: A New Look on Miniature - Gallery M, South Australia
  • 2002: Persian World - Migrant Resource Centre, South Australia
  • 1998: Tehran, Iran
  • 1992: Virginia, USA