Fahimeh Amiri grew up in Tehran, Iran. In second grade she became the pupil of Professor Hossein Behzad, then the greatest living Persian miniaturist, and apprenticed with him for many years.
She attended the Tehran School of Fine Art, becoming the first girl to earn the schools highest honors. Fahimeh received national awards from the Ministry of Education and Queen Farah.
She attained her BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University. Her 13 original poster designs and the publication of her children's books have gained international attention through exhibitions including the New York International Art Expo. Fahimeh illustrated three books. Babri received distinction by The Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators. The Monkey Bridge, was selected as one of the 30 books exhibited at Norman Rockwell Museum. Her most recent book, The Prince Who Ran Away was published by Knopf, and is taught at some elementary schools.
|2013||Artwork accepted into the 47th annual Art Ball at the Springville Museum of Art. Art was also selected for catalog.|
|2012||Artwork was accepted into the 27th annual juried exhibition for "Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah" at the Springville Museum of Art. Art was also selected for catalog.|
|2012||Accepted as a member of the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. New York, NY.|
|2012||Accepted into the Allied Artists of America’s 99th annual Open Juried Exhibition.|
|2012||Participating in Utah Arts Council's exhibition on the topic of Food. "Having Spaghetti in Tuscany" is displayed at Alice Gallery in Salt Lake City UT.|
|2012||Accepted into Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s 116th Annual Open Juried Exhibition and catalogue.|
|2012||88th annual spring show and catalogue at Springville Museum of Art, in Utah.|
|2012||Solo exhibition at Finch Lane Gallery.|
|2011||Group show at 15th street Gallery.|
|2009||Group show exhibition at Philips Gallery.|
|2008||Group show exhibition at Philips Gallery in Salt Lake City, Utah.|
|2004-2008||Embarked on autobiographical painting revealing Islam and its effect on Persian society and women.|
|1990||Group show exhibition at Kimball Art center|