Amir Salamat was born in Tehran, Iran, where he has begun his oil painting journey at age 15. His early paintings were in the surrealistic style, highly influenced by Salvador Dali. As he moved forward, he started to study other painters such as Miro, Klee and Picasso. And from there, while maintaining a certain surrealistic approach, his work became more linear with brighter colors.
Sam Nejati is an Iranian visual artist who lives and works in San Francisco Bay Area. His large-scale paintings draw upon his heritage and Eastern philosophy to explore the shared emotional and spiritual elements of human existence.
Kiyan Vatan Was born in 1976 Tehran, Iran. He is a prolific drawing artist, has been monitoring, drawing and studying the city of Tehran and its history in an effort against its gravities and repelling forces.
Vahid Chamani, Was born in 1984 Tehran, Iran. He is a painting graduate of class of 2007 Soureh Univesity. As an award winning painter, Vahid has pursued his passion in art by participating in many solo and group exhibitions both locally and internationally.
Mahin Azima – One of Iran's distinguished contemporary artists. Born in Tehran, throughout her school years she was attracted to topics that were associated with arts, and in particular painting. She pursued her passion by entering to the School of Fine Arts at Tehran University in 1948.
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.
Nazafarin Lotfi was born in 1984 in Iran. She is a visual artist and educator who lives in Chicago. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 and her BA from the University of Tehran in 2007.
Born in Iran in 1962, Yari Ostovany moved to the United States at the age of 16 and pursued his studies in Art first at the University of Nevada - Reno and then at the San Francisco Art institute where he received his MFA in 1995.