Darvish Fakhr

1969  

Iranian American, Born in Newfoundland, CA

1994

B.F.A. Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, USA

1997

M.F.A. Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

– Lives and works in Brighton, UK

Awards and Honours

2007

BP Award, National Portrait Gallery, London/ Edinburgh, UK

2006

BP Award, National Portrait Gallery, London/ Aberdeen, UK

2005

BP Travel Award Show, National Portrait Gallery, London/ Edinburgh, UK

2004

Winner of BP Travel Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2000

BP Award, National Portrait Gallery, London/ Aberdeen, UK

1999

BP Award, National Portrait Gallery, London/ Aberdeen, UK

1998

BP Award, National Portrait Gallery, London/ Aberdeen, UK

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014

Palimpsest, Edge of Arabia, London, UK

2013

Farce, Aun Gallery, Tehran, IR

2011

Voyage, Aun Gallery, Tehran, IR

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2008

Commissioned by Jerwood to paint Akram Khan. The nine-piece panel is now part of the permanent collection at the National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2007

Embodiment, Signal Gallery, London, UK

2003

Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London, UK

Quod Art Gallery, Brighton, UK

2002

Chelsea Art Fair, London, UK

2001

Medici Gallery, London, UK

Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London, UK

1998

Exhibition of Portrait, Blue Gallery, Chelsea, UK

2015

A Postcard from Persia, Galerie Huit, Hong Kong, China