Marjan Abedian

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Marjan Abedian

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Mahboubeh Abedian Borujeni with the nickname of Marjan was born 1976 in Tehran,Iran . She had always been interested in art and painting since she was a child. She graduated from the university in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in biology, after that, because of her interest in painting, she decided to learn painting in 2001 and then two years later she seriously continued to learn painting from Master Fakhreddin Mokhberi.

In 2015, she started to study painting academically a three and a half years later she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in painting from Pars University. And since 2020, she has been studing for master’s degree in painting at Tehran University of Arts.

Her painting (Daapir) won second place portraiture award in the 15th annual ARC salon competition and her artwork will be published in the 15th ARC Salon book. Daapir was also sold in the same year on the online auction of Sotheby’s

She has been teaching in the painting studio since 2009 and  founded Rassam Art Institute in 2022 where she is teaching painting and drawing. She has also participated in several group painting exhibitions during her artistic activity. 


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