Contemporary art is a worldwide phenomena, and artists in Iran are getting more and more impressing with their incredible works.
Farah Ossouli, is one of them, a contemporary Iranian artist, who has awed the world with her works of art.
From a young girl growing up in Zanjan, Iran, she was destined to be an artist. She found that her dolls did not express the stories she made up, so she decided to create her own dolls. She created new paper dolls for each story she wished to perform. She continued to incorporate art in her life, and graduated from Tehran High School of Fine Arts in 1971. She then received a B.A. from Tehran University of Fine Arts. She also expressed her love for art by teaching others at Design Studio in Tehran from 1972 to 1977, and again at Moaser Studio in Tehran from 1981 to 1987. She continues to mentor young artists.
Today, she continues to use art to express her stories. She uses imagery to express her own narratives. Her work consists of a wide variety of art forms, including painting, photography, film, animation, graphic design, literature, and theater. Many of her paintings express women’s lives through vibrant colors and interesting patterns. Her works have been featured worldwide, including in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Devi Art Foundation in New Delhi, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Ludwig Museum in Germany. Her work has been shown across the Middle East, Europe, Asia, North America, and Africa. She is the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the Renowned Iranian Woman Award in 2000.