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  • pooneh oshidari

    Visual Artist / painter - illustrator

    tehran, Iran

Pooneh Oshidari was born in 1984 Tehran. She earned her B.F.A. degree in Graphic design 2009 and two years later she graduated with an M.F.A. in Illustration from Tehran University's School of Fine Arts. She is the Member of Society of Iranian Painters from 2010. Her professional career began in 2007 by participating in Iran's 7th Painting Biennial and holding her first solo exhibition at Honar Gallery in Tehran. During 8 years, her works were exhibited in solo exhibitions at Iran Artists Forum (2008)/ Seyhoun Gallery (2009)/ Atbin Gallery (2010 – 2011)/ and she also hold 2 solo exhibitions at Abra Gallery (2013-Los Angeles) and FA Gallery (2014-Kuwait). She participated in more than 50 group exhibitions. Some selected group shows include: ART ANKARA (contemporary Art fair-2015), World Champion (Shirin gallery 2014), LA ART Show (Los Angeles 2013- 2015), Iranian Culture (Tallybeck Contemporarery Gallery - New York-2014), History Game (Etemad Gallery 2014), Abra Gallery (Los Angeles-2012-2013), Rybon International Workshop (Mohsen Gallery 2012), Iranian woman artists exhibition (Brussels, Athen, Warsaw – 2012), Elaheh Galley (2011-2012-2013), My City (Arts Décoratifs University-Paris-2012), Aria Gallery, The World Viewed (Igreg Gallery), Iranian Love Stories (Mehrva Gallery In 2013 her work was accepted to be shown at Tehran's Illustration Biennial and she also has worked on several books – from poetry to children's books as an illustrator.

Work Samples

  • my paintings/ Drawn, 2015, oil on cardboard

  • Waiting for peace, 2013, mono print on cardboard

  • my illustrations

Work History

  • the End of Brussels Exhibition

    • Elaheh Gallery

    Tehran, Art Center, Selection of 3 generations of art, Tehran

  • Abra Gallery

    • Abra Gallery
    • Los Angeles, United States
    • Mohsen Gallery

    Participate in Rybon international artists workshop, Tehran, Niavaran Cultural Place, Contemporary work of art by Iranian artists (for Behnam Daheshpour charity organization)

  • The Sixth Tehran Illustration Biennale

    • Saba Art Center

    Tehran, Niavaran Art Center, Haft Negah Annual, Tehran

  • Tallybeck Contemporarery Gally

    • New York

    Animating the Word: The Legacy of Iran's Minority Calligraphic Traditions

  • Haft Negah

    • Niavaran Gallery

    Iran Artists' Forum, Secret garden

    • LA Convention Center
    • LA, United States

    Art show, Los Angeles, Etemad Gallery, History Game, Tehran

    • Homa Gallery
    • Tehran, United States

    And 30 more group exhibitions She also has worked on several books - from poetry to children's books as an illustrator.