Forough Yavari

M.Photog. AIPP, Australian Institute of Professional Photography

M.Photog. II. WPPI, USA

M.Photog. (Distinction) NZIPP, New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography

 

Biography

 

Forough Yavari is an award-winning portrait and Fine-Art photographer based in Brisbane, Australia. Her works have been exhibited in several venues and galleries internationally.

Forough was awarded Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Master of Photography in 2018 and WPPI Master of Photography in 2019. In 2020 she achieved her Double Master of Photography from WPPI, and in 2021 she received Master of Photography with Distinction from NZIPP.

 

Education

 

2003 BA in Painting – Art University of Tehran, Iran

1996 Diploma of Experimental Science, Tehran, Iran

 

Exhibitions

 

2022 “Photo Independent”, Milan, Italy

2022 “LA Art Show”, LA, United States

2021 “Contest Art Fair, Miami”, Miami, United States

2021 “LA Art Show”, LA, United States

2021 “The Affordable Artfair”, UK

2020 “Femme” Group Exhibition, Celebrating Women in Photography, Verge Collective, Brisbane, QLD, AU

2013 Nocturnal Art Projection – City of Greater Dandenong Council- Melbourne, VIC, AU

2012 “Today’s Men” – Group Exhibition- Collective Exhibition by Shadi Nouyani- Aun Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2012 “Icons” Group Exhibition – curated by Anabelle Lacroix – Melbourne,VIC, AU

2012 “Crucifixion” – Group Exhibition- Collective Exhibition by Majid Abbasi Farahani, Mohsen Art Gallery – Tehran, Iran

2011 1st Modern and Contemporary Visual Art Auction- Group Exhibition – Tehran, Iran

2011 “Exhibition at The Studio”, Group Exhibition with Kate Durham, State Library of Queensland, ‘Floating’ – Brisbane, Australia

2011 “Man 2” Group Exhibition – Kargah Honar- Tehran, Iran

2011 Bonham’s Dubai Auction – Dubai, UAE

2011 Group Exhibition – Matn Gallery – Tehran, Iran

2011 Group Exhibition with Nargess Hashemi, Shirin Art Gallery – Tehran, Iran

2010 “Face to Face” – Group Exhibition – Collective Exhibition by Behnam Kamrani, Shirin Art Gallery – Tehran, Iran

2010 Group Exhibition and Drawing Auction, Mohsen Gallery – Tehran Iran

2009 Solo Exhibition – Shirin Art Gallery – Tehran, Iran

2009 The International Young Artists Competition- University of Westminster, London, UK

2008 Solo Exhibition – Mehrva Art Gallery – Tehran, Iran

2007 Group Exhibition – “50 Artists”, Mah Art Gallery – Tehran, Iran

2004 Group Exhibition Installation- Assistant of Mrs. Bita Fayyazi – “Persian Gardens, The Yellow Silence of Nargess”, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

2002 Group Exhibition – Students and Professors of Art University of Tehran – Shafagh Art Gallery- Tehran, Iran

2001 Group Exhibition – Students and Professors of Art University of Tehran – Atashzad Art Gallery- Tehran, Iran

2001 Group Exhibition – Atashzad Gellery, Tehran, Iran

2001 Group Exhibition – Shafagh Art Gellery, Tehran, Iran

 

Awards & Honors

 

2022 The Portrait Masters, Grand-Award

2022 WPPI Annual – Open Creative and Portrait Creative Runner-Up

2021 International Portrait Photographer of-the-Year Overall-Winner

2021 The Portrait Masters, Grand-Award

2021 World Photographic Cup, Australian Team Member, Best of Nation / Two Medals

2021 WPPI Annual – Fashion Category Runner-Up

2020 AIPP Silver Lining Awards – Illustrative Overall-Winner

2020 AIPP Silver Lining Awards – Portrait Overall-Winner

2020 WPPI Annual – Illustrative 2nd Place

2020 NZIPP International Photographer of-the-Year Finalist

2019 The Portrait Conference, Overall-Winner

2019 AIPP APPA Illustrative Photographer of-the-Year Finalist

2019 AIPP Queensland Portrait Photographer of-the-Year

2019 WPPI Annual, Illustrative First Place and Creative Division Grand-Award

2018 AIPP Queensland Portrait Photographer of-the-Year

2017 AIPP Queensland Portrait Photographer of-the-Year

2016 AIPP Queensland Illustrative Photographer of-the-Year

Artwork

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