Born in Hamadan, Iran, 1957. Graduated in Visual Arts from the Tehran University in 1984; pursued painting and art education in Tehran until 1989, while lecturing at different universities until 1998. Spent three years working as a war artist creating drawings, paintings and photographs at the beginning of the first Iran-Iraq war (1980- 1988). He also created a series of mural paintings entitled "My Memory of the War" for the congregational mosque of Khorramshahr in Iran in 1981. He received many commissions throughout his career, including installations and two mural reliefs for the War Memorial Museum in Khorramshahr, 1997/98; a mural painting for the Treasure Gallery, Seattle, USA, 2000; a painting for the 'Medicines without Border Project', Dubai, and ten sculptures, 'Migrants in Australia', for the National Multicultural Festival, Canberra, Australia in 2004. Exhibited widely including at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (2000) and the Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran (2001). A selection of his works dating from 1999 to 2005 are at the East & West gallery, Victoria, Australia. Based in Australia.