My drawings/paintings are imaginative maps and portraits of ideas and objects.
Just like Japanese calligraphy was developed through practicing how efficiently move the brush strokes to write Chinese Kanji,
I study the connections, layer, order of lines - which is also visible in modern culture such as graffiti.
Some of them become a blueprint for sculptural works and installations.
Acrylic on cardboard box - painted during quarantine
Commissioned for the CD cover for Aria Rostami's album;
Time Apart in the West:
Acrylic on wood, canvas, paper
Paintings created during Paul Artspace Artist-in-Residency in St.Louis, MO
Acrylic on cut-out wood