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Parastoo Mahmoudi

Artist member since 2019
TORONTO , Ontario

Artist Bio Parastoo Mahmoudi is a Canadian-Iranian artist who lives in Toronto. She started practicing her primary drawing skills in 1996. She studied the human body's anatomy and subsequently portraits by drawing and sculpting life models and experimenting with different media and styles since 1996. Parastoo is a Life-Studies major and Drawing and Painting minor at OCAD University. She has exhibited internationally, primarily in Tehran, Dubai, and Toronto. Exhibition: 2021: PathoGEN/Error, "Covid 19 Responsive Art", virtual group exhibition 2020: Canadian Women's Foundation, Sheraton Hotel, Toronto 2020: Feminist Artist Festival, OCAD University, Toronto 2019: 10 Sec High-Tension animation, 2019 Anijam competition, 13th annual TAIS Animation showcase, Royal Cinema, Toronto 2017: Solo Exhibition "Drown in Characters" Public Library, East York, Toronto 2014- 2015 and 2016: Group Exhibitions at the Opera House Toronto 2011: Courtyard Gallery, Solo Exhibition "Faces" in Dubai 2005: Arta Gallery, Solo Exhibition in Tehran 2004: Baran Gallery, Solo Exhibition "Chair Collection" in Tehran Media:


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OCAD University, Toronto


Gallery 1313, Toronto


Virtual, University of Art & Design (Sagamihara, Japan) and OCAD University (Toronto, Canada)


Virtual Exhibition, Collaborative Project (COIL) between OCAD U and SUNY Geneseo
Looking Out While Looking In


virtual Exhibition, Covid 19 Responsive Art


Canadian Women's Foundation, Sheraton Hotel, Toronto, CA
My Identity


Gulf News, United Arab Emirate
Exploring Facial Expressions through art


Ontario College of Art and Design
Major in Cross-Disciplinary Art/Life-Studies and Minor Drawing and Painting

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