Amiri Fine Arts

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