Zahra Nazari was born and raised in Iran and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Art & Architecture, Tabriz, Iran in July 2007. She moved to the United States in 2011 to pursue her master studies in fine arts and establish her career as an artist. Currently she lives in New Paltz, NY.
Nazari’s work is in several private collections, and her works have been exhibited internationally in both Iran & Italy. In 2012 her work was shown at the Illinois Institute of Art, Woman Made Gallery and Zhou B Art center all in Chicago, IL, Clifton Cultural Arts Center and Manifest Gallery both in Cincinnati, OH and the Wieden+Kennedy Gallery, Portland, OR . In 2013 she exhibited at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, the Painting Center and SUNY Global Center both in New York, NY, Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ and at the Shainberg Gallery, Memphis, TN. Her next solo exhibit is scheduled for The Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA, in 2015.