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Darya M. Fard is a multidisciplinary artist graduated from Georgia State University’s Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design in DPP program with printmaking concentration in May, 2022. She got her first MFA and BFA degrees in drawing & painting program in Iran.
In Iran she taught at the IIDCYA, a national art institute for approximately 4 years as a painting, drawing, printmaking, pottery, and illustration instructor.
She has a very strong interest in visual art, especially printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, video, installation, sound, and dance intersecting with mythology and literature in addition to pursuing her teaching career. Her work examines universal connection through creating metaphorical, and symbolic mythical creatures, inspired by Persian poetry and mythology. In her studio practice, she is using various techniques of printmaking like lithography, Intaglio, screen print in large scales, woodcut/linocut, mono-print, alternative photographic processes and paper-making as a tool to create narrative works to translate to other mediums.
Since 2008 Darya has actively been pursuing professional exhibition records included solo show, invitational exhibitions, Juried, and group exhibitions across the Iran and the US, and international Juried and invitational exhibitions in Italy, Norway, Canada. In 2021, she was honored with the Ernest G. Welch School Director’s Choice Award, the 22nd Annual Juried Student Exhibition. She also won the People’s Choice Award in the 21st Annual Juried Student Exhibition, in 2020.