Nurieh Mozaffari

(Iran 1960 - - -)


Educated at the master’s level with experience as a university lecturer, Iranian-born artist Nurieh Mozaffari has been exhibiting her work internationally since 1984. Prior to moving to Canada, her work was shown at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, which is one of the largest museums in Iran, and the Sa'dabad Palace, which is a complex comprised of several museums and the presidential residence. After moving to Vancouver in Canada, Mozaffari exhibited work at the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Pacific Mineral Museum, but was also building a strong following in Paris, France. She has had several solo shows in Paris at the Galerie Daniel Besseiche and a solo exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe. In total, Mozaffari has been a part of more than 20 solo and 120 group exhibitions worldwide, including art fairs such as Art Southampton (2015) and Art Toronto (2012-2014). Her collectors include the Peugeot family, celebrated patron of the arts Empress Farah Pahlavi, and several other private and corporate collectors from the United States, Canada, England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, the UAE, and Iran.