ANEH MOHAMMAD TATARI
Aneh Mohammad Tatari (born Gonbad Kavos, Iran, 1957). He received an MA in painting from Azad University, Tehran and then became a teacher of fine arts at Tehran University, Iran. He travelled extensively to his homeland in the northeast of Iran, for inspiration. He participated in over forty exhibitions, including the 14th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh (2010), a solo exhibition at Leighton House, London (2002); ‘Gardens of Iran: Ancient Wisdom, New Vision’ alongside Parviz Tanavoli, Behrooz Daresh and Siah Armajani among others at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (2004); and a show with students at the Barg Art Gallery, Tehran, (2005). He has won a number of awards from Tehran Arts Festivals (2000–5) and biennials of contemporary painting of the Islamic world in Tehran (2003, 2006).