Daapir by Marjan Abedian

14th Annual ARC Salon (2019-2020)

Marjan Abedian



76 × 52 cm | 29 3/4 × 20 1/4 in

Oil on canvas

  • Second Place ($1,000 Cash Award) / Portraiture

“Daapir” in Kurdish (one of the regions of Iran) means grandmother. Once, I saw my student’s grandmother, she was staring off in a differnt direction, and there was a special feeling in her eyes which was so attractive for me. I captured that moment and painted that effective feeling.