Tooba Rezaei is a contemporary artist who began exhibiting her works over ten years ago. Born and raised in Iran, Early was an accomplished and gifted artist from a young age. As a maturing adolescent, she discovered her distinct style and fondness for painting deeply personal subject matter. She began her journey towards becoming a professional artist through fine art training at Tehran University of Art , where she got her bachelor degree in painting and drawing.
She began to develop her own style, which is influenced by the culture of her roots, Iran. She enjoys portraying, especially women, who play a big role in her paintings. She paints 'beauty, pain and passion', using intense and vibrant colors. In some paintings she also uses flowing forms influenced by Khoshnevisi Nastaligh (a special Iranian handwriting). It is where these flowing forms and movements that raised her interest in animation. She started to work as an illustrator and animator in the animation industry in Iran. She worked for years in this field, during which her name was mentioned in the credits of several animation series and some short animation movies.
In 2006 she went to The Netherlands to study Image Synthesis and computer Animation, which is a part of the internationally acknowledged European Media Master of Arts Programme, at the Hogeschool der Kunsten Utrecht. She graduated and established her own company in 2007. She is cooperating with a Dutch Game Company called SilverFit since 2008. She made the design of a board game, Computer Game and the game she designed for the Dutch game company won several prizes in the Netherlands and Europe.
1- The best prize of the European Innovative Game Award 2009 ( http://www.innovative-games.eu/)
2- The Dutch Game Award 2009 (http://www.gameinthecity.nl/)
3- The Isovator Award for the best health innovative game 2009 (http://www.izovatoraward.nl/)
She participated in ten group and five solo exhibitions in Iran, Austria and The Netherlands. One of her painting is a part of the collection of the Tehran Contemporary Art Museum since 2002.