The Caftan, 2018
The Caftan, 2018

Gesso, acrylic and glitter on canvas stretched on panel, 66” x 48”

The Ecstasy of Doris Duke, 2013
The Ecstasy of Doris Duke, 2013

Gesso and acrylic on canvas stretched on panel, 72” x 60”

Napoleonic Delight, 2007
Napoleonic Delight, 2007

Gesso and acrylic on panel, 5” x 5”

The Persian Vase, 2008, Mixed media on panel
The Persian Vase, 2008, Mixed media on panel
Hamam Harem Louis Quatorze Chaise, 2005, Gesso, acrylic and nail polish on panel, 32 x 24 in
Hamam Harem Louis Quatorze Chaise, 2005, Gesso, acrylic and nail polish on panel, 32 x 24 in
Odalisques on Louis Quatorze Sectional, 2005
Odalisques on Louis Quatorze Sectional, 2005

Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 32” x 39”

Full Moon At The Harem, 2006, Gesso and acrylic on panel
Full Moon At The Harem, 2006, Gesso and acrylic on panel
Wanted Hand, 2006
Wanted Hand, 2006

Gesso, acrylic, glitter and nail polish on panel, 36” x 48”

Detail from Wanted Hand, 2006
Detail from Wanted Hand, 2006
Suffocating Loveseat Sectional, 2007 (2012)
Suffocating Loveseat Sectional, 2007 (2012)

Mixed media, upholstery and fabric on plywood, Iranian carpet.

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negaremail2.jpg
Eternal Tea, 2007, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on canvas, 10 x 8 in
Eternal Tea, 2007, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on canvas, 10 x 8 in
Trying to pluck her eyebrows, she blinded herself, 2009, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 32 x 24 in
Trying to pluck her eyebrows, she blinded herself, 2009, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 32 x 24 in
Egg and Dart Hamam, 2007, Gesso, acrylic, and glitter on panel,
Egg and Dart Hamam, 2007, Gesso, acrylic, and glitter on panel,
Detail from Egg and Dart Hamam, 2007
Detail from Egg and Dart Hamam, 2007
Persian Dolls, 2009
Persian Dolls, 2009

Mixed media on Matryoshka dolls. This was initially intended as a maquette for a public art piece that never happened, but it ended up being seen in other ways through media. My first iteration of “Persian Dolls” was from 2007, when I painted over found 9/11-themed Russian dolls that had been decorated with American flags, fire trucks and the words “American Counterterror.”

May The Evil Eye Be Blind, 2006, 48 x 60 in
May The Evil Eye Be Blind, 2006, 48 x 60 in
Salome, 2010, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 60 x 48 in
Salome, 2010, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 60 x 48 in
The Studio Visit, 2018
The Studio Visit, 2018

Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 12” x 12”

The Birth of Pattern, 2006, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 48 x 48 in
The Birth of Pattern, 2006, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 48 x 48 in
Birth of Pattern, 2007, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 12 x 10 in
Birth of Pattern, 2007, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 12 x 10 in
Odalisque, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel
Odalisque, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel
Odaliques Dancing, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel, 8 x 10 in
Odaliques Dancing, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel, 8 x 10 in
Flaming Farrahs, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel, 10 x 8 in
Flaming Farrahs, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel, 10 x 8 in
Islamables, 2004-2006
Islamables, 2004-2006

Mixed media on handbag worn by artist between 2004-2006.

Islamables, 2004-2006
Islamables, 2004-2006

Mixed media on handbag worn by the artist between 2004-2006.

Islamables Mehrab Shelf, 2007
Islamables Mehrab Shelf, 2007

Mixed media on wood and on handbags worn by the artist between 2004-2006.

They Can Have Light Eyes, 2014
They Can Have Light Eyes, 2014

Mixed media on styrofoam

Ornament, 2014
Ornament, 2014

Mixed media on styrofoam

Ornament, 2014
Ornament, 2014

Mixed media on styrofoam

Ornament, 2014
Ornament, 2014

Mixed media on styrofoam.

Ornament, 2007
Ornament, 2007

Mixed media on styrofoam, 6” diameter.

Wasted Wish, 2008, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 4 x 4 in
Wasted Wish, 2008, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 4 x 4 in
Tehran circa 1979, 2005, mixed media on panel, 24 x 16 in
Tehran circa 1979, 2005, mixed media on panel, 24 x 16 in
Shahrzadistan, 2016
Shahrzadistan, 2016

Shahrzadistan is an artist book containing 48 pages of original drawings. It is an imagined sketchbook diary of a young Shahrzad (Scheherzade) of 1001 Nights, with stream-of-conscious imagery showing a mind grappling a violent destiny and its overturning.

Shahrzadistan (detail, page 3)
Shahrzadistan (detail, page 3)

Page 3 of 48.

The Conference of the Birds
The Conference of the Birds

acrylic on paper, 2002

The Caftan, 2018
The Ecstasy of Doris Duke, 2013
Napoleonic Delight, 2007
The Persian Vase, 2008, Mixed media on panel
Hamam Harem Louis Quatorze Chaise, 2005, Gesso, acrylic and nail polish on panel, 32 x 24 in
Odalisques on Louis Quatorze Sectional, 2005
Full Moon At The Harem, 2006, Gesso and acrylic on panel
Wanted Hand, 2006
Detail from Wanted Hand, 2006
Suffocating Loveseat Sectional, 2007 (2012)
negaremail3.jpg
negaremail2.jpg
Eternal Tea, 2007, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on canvas, 10 x 8 in
Trying to pluck her eyebrows, she blinded herself, 2009, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 32 x 24 in
Egg and Dart Hamam, 2007, Gesso, acrylic, and glitter on panel,
Detail from Egg and Dart Hamam, 2007
Persian Dolls, 2009
May The Evil Eye Be Blind, 2006, 48 x 60 in
Salome, 2010, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 60 x 48 in
The Studio Visit, 2018
The Birth of Pattern, 2006, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 48 x 48 in
Birth of Pattern, 2007, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 12 x 10 in
Odalisque, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel
Odaliques Dancing, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel, 8 x 10 in
Flaming Farrahs, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel, 10 x 8 in
Islamables, 2004-2006
Islamables, 2004-2006
Islamables Mehrab Shelf, 2007
They Can Have Light Eyes, 2014
Ornament, 2014
Ornament, 2014
Ornament, 2014
Ornament, 2007
Wasted Wish, 2008, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 4 x 4 in
Tehran circa 1979, 2005, mixed media on panel, 24 x 16 in
Shahrzadistan, 2016
Shahrzadistan (detail, page 3)
The Conference of the Birds
The Caftan, 2018

Gesso, acrylic and glitter on canvas stretched on panel, 66” x 48”

The Ecstasy of Doris Duke, 2013

Gesso and acrylic on canvas stretched on panel, 72” x 60”

Napoleonic Delight, 2007

Gesso and acrylic on panel, 5” x 5”

The Persian Vase, 2008, Mixed media on panel
Hamam Harem Louis Quatorze Chaise, 2005, Gesso, acrylic and nail polish on panel, 32 x 24 in
Odalisques on Louis Quatorze Sectional, 2005

Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 32” x 39”

Full Moon At The Harem, 2006, Gesso and acrylic on panel
Wanted Hand, 2006

Gesso, acrylic, glitter and nail polish on panel, 36” x 48”

Detail from Wanted Hand, 2006
Suffocating Loveseat Sectional, 2007 (2012)

Mixed media, upholstery and fabric on plywood, Iranian carpet.

Eternal Tea, 2007, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on canvas, 10 x 8 in
Trying to pluck her eyebrows, she blinded herself, 2009, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 32 x 24 in
Egg and Dart Hamam, 2007, Gesso, acrylic, and glitter on panel,
Detail from Egg and Dart Hamam, 2007
Persian Dolls, 2009

Mixed media on Matryoshka dolls. This was initially intended as a maquette for a public art piece that never happened, but it ended up being seen in other ways through media. My first iteration of “Persian Dolls” was from 2007, when I painted over found 9/11-themed Russian dolls that had been decorated with American flags, fire trucks and the words “American Counterterror.”

May The Evil Eye Be Blind, 2006, 48 x 60 in
Salome, 2010, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 60 x 48 in
The Studio Visit, 2018

Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 12” x 12”

The Birth of Pattern, 2006, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 48 x 48 in
Birth of Pattern, 2007, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 12 x 10 in
Odalisque, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel
Odaliques Dancing, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel, 8 x 10 in
Flaming Farrahs, 2004, Gesso and acrylic on panel, 10 x 8 in
Islamables, 2004-2006

Mixed media on handbag worn by artist between 2004-2006.

Islamables, 2004-2006

Mixed media on handbag worn by the artist between 2004-2006.

Islamables Mehrab Shelf, 2007

Mixed media on wood and on handbags worn by the artist between 2004-2006.

They Can Have Light Eyes, 2014

Mixed media on styrofoam

Ornament, 2014

Mixed media on styrofoam

Ornament, 2014

Mixed media on styrofoam

Ornament, 2014

Mixed media on styrofoam.

Ornament, 2007

Mixed media on styrofoam, 6” diameter.

Wasted Wish, 2008, Gesso, acrylic and glitter on panel, 4 x 4 in
Tehran circa 1979, 2005, mixed media on panel, 24 x 16 in
Shahrzadistan, 2016

Shahrzadistan is an artist book containing 48 pages of original drawings. It is an imagined sketchbook diary of a young Shahrzad (Scheherzade) of 1001 Nights, with stream-of-conscious imagery showing a mind grappling a violent destiny and its overturning.

Shahrzadistan (detail, page 3)

Page 3 of 48.

The Conference of the Birds

acrylic on paper, 2002

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