Golnar Tabibzadeh

born in 1983 in Tehran, Iran. Until 2001 she studied Graphic Design at the 17th Sahrivar College of Plastic Arts, Tehran. After professional figurative drawing courses at the Laleh Gallery, Tehran she continued her studies at the Azad University of Art and Architecture, Tehran achieving a BA in 2005.


2005 BA, Azad University of Art and Architecture, Tehran, Iran.

2001 – 2002 Professional Figurative Drawing courses at Laleh Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

2001 Diploma of Graphic Design, 17th Sahrivar College of Plastic Arts, Tehran, Iran.

Solo Exhibitions
2009 Relief, Nar Gallery, Tehran.

2008 Memories of the Others, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran.

2007 Visual Diary, Kulturgeschichtlichen Museum, Osnabrück.
Mehrva Gallery, Tehran.

2004 Atbin Gallery, Tehran.

Group Exhibitions
2011 ITU University, Istanbul.
Artgalerim Gallery, Istanbul.

2010 SheMade, Homa Gallery, Tehran.
Atbin Gallery, Tehran.

2009 Paintings of Golnar Tabibzadeh and Sculptures of Mansour Tabibzadeh, Etemad Gallery, Tehran.

2008 Heaven on Earth, The Brick Lane Gallery, London.

2007 Collected Memories, Artspace Galleries, London.
Mehrva Gallery, Tehran.

2006 Mah Gallery, Tehran.
Deeper Depression, held in four galleries city-wide, Atbin Gallery, Tehran.
Private indoor group exhibition, Private Residence, Tehran.

2003 Laleh Gallery, Tehran.

2002 Drawings of Golnar Tabibzadeh & Negar Orang, Ecco Cafe Gallery, Tehran.

2000 Laleh Gallery, Tehran.

2010 Tâches-Tâches International Painting Symposium, Normandy, France.

2008 Emaar International Art Symposium, Dubai, UAE.

2007 Malerie-Workshop, Morgenland Festival, Osnabruck, Germany.
Two days of experience as a guest facilitator; painting with female children between the age of 8 and 10, targeting improvement in the skill of free expression and creativity, Atelier Bildraum.

2011 Guest Lecturer Professor of Drawing, Istanbul Technique University, Istanbul, Turkey.

2010 Program Director and Instructor, Private Studio; Tehran, Iran.
– Art Expression Program is a workshop for those adults who do not have artistic backgrounds and will not necessarily choose arts as their fields of profession, it is a different experience for people to have a chance to experience and enjoy painting as well as other arts.

The method is inspired by Art Education for Children; and as in those programs, the goal is to give participants a space to freely express their emotions and thoughts, observe and discover the world in a more sensitive way and improve their visual sight.

2009 Art Instructor, Institute for Visual Arts, Tehran, Iran.
– Advisor and teacher of Painting and Creative-Study courses and workshops for children.

2004 – 2005 Assistant Art Director, Assar Art Gallery; Tehran, Iran.

2002 – 2006 Freelance Graphic Designer, Self Employed; Tehran, Iran.
Professional freelance experience in graphic design, web-design, motion screen animation and illustration