کوروش قاضی مراد

Iran 1969, Tehran

Calligrapher and graphic designer

  • Member of the board of directors; Iranian Graphic Designers’ Association (2013-2016)
  • Member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
  • Member of the Painters Association of Iran
  • Member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
  • Developer of the Sarir calligraphy style

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019 ‘Science of Nescience’, Sohrab Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 ‘White Reverie’, Art Gallery 14’, Tehran (IR)
  • 2015 ‘Dance of the pen’, Artlab’, Beirut (LE)
  • 2015 ‘Sarir calligraphy’, Naranj Art Gallery, Shiraz (IR)
  • 2015 ‘Unveiling of Sarir calligraphy’, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran (IR)
  • 2012 ‘Calligraphy’, Haleh Art gallery, Munich, (DE)
  • 2011 ‘Calligraphy’, Haleh Art gallery, Munich (DE)
  • 2010 ‘Calligraphy’, Haleh Art gallery, Munich (DE)
  • 2010 ‘Calligraphy’, Aaran Art gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2009 ‘Calligraphy’, Aaran Art gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2007 ‘Art Basel Miami’, Seyhoun Gallery, Miami (US)
  • 2007 ‘Calligraphy’, Laguna Beach, (US
  • 2007 ‘Calligraphy, Seyhoun gallery, Los Angeles (US)
  • 2006 ‘Calligraphy, Zangar gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2003 ‘Calligraphy, Private show, (US)
  • 2001 ‘Calligraphy’, Barg Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 1999 ‘Calligraphy’, Barg Gallery, Tehran (IR)

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019 ‘Three Thousands and Thousands of Writing, Four Thousands and Thousands of Reading’, Vard Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2019 ‘Home of Nice People’, Melat Complex Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2019 ‘Tolerance of Line’, Negah Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2019 ‘Infinitive Line and Paint’, Sohrab Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 ‘The Middle East Modern and Contemporary Auction’, Artscoops, Beirut (LB)
  • 2017 ‘The Fourth Line’, Sareban Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 ‘Khat-Naghashi’, Sohrab Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 ‘Persian Art Masters’, Negah gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2016 ‘Looking for Happiness’, Pedrami Gallery, Antwerp (BL)
  • 2015 ‘Less is More’, Aaran Projects, Tehran (IR)
  • 2015 ‘Fluorescent’, Art Lounge, Tehran (IR)
  • 2015 ‘Art for Peace’, Niavaran Cultural Complex, Tehran (IR)
  • 2004 ‘Iranian Graphic designers & calligraphy’, Gallery La Louviere, La Louviere (BE)
  • 2003 ‘Graphic design’, Chaumont gallery, Chaumont (FR)
  • 2002 ‘Calligraphy’, Court Yard Gallery, Dubai, UAE
  • 1998 ‘Calligraphy’, Court Yard Gallery, Dubai, UAE
  • 1992 ‘Calligraphy’, International Tehran Fair, Tehran (IR)

Awards

  • 2009 Winner of the Special Award For ‘Promotion & Introduction of Iranian Heritage’ from the Iman Foundation, Los Angeles (US)
  • 2008 Winner of the ‘Best International Artist’ award at International Festival of Harmony, Los Angeles (US)
  • 2008 1st and 2nd place winner of the ‘Design Invitation Award’ at the 4th annual ‘Print Celebrates Design’ competition, Los Angeles (US)

Public Collections

  • 2015 ‘Sarir on Mirror’, Museum Funf Kontinente, Munich (GR)

Work Experiences

  • Tutoring at Miremad Univercity, Qazvin, Iran – 2010
  • Art director, Neshani Monthly, Tehran, Iran – 2006
  • Tutoring at Vijeh Graphic school, Tehran, Iran – 2006
  • Publisher of “Ghazimorad publishing”, 2005
  • Jury member at “Press festival” , Tehran, Iran – 2005
  • Jury member at “The Year press festival” , Tehran, Iran – 2004
  • Art director at Mrs.Pierira’s Exhibition, From Spain, Barg Gallery, Tehran, Iran – 2002
  • Art director at “Wim Wenders Exhibition” ,German Artist in Barg gallery, Tehran, Iran – 2001
  • Founder & Art director at “Andisheh Sabz” advertizing agency, Tehran, Iran – 2001
  • Art director at newspapers: Neshat, Asre Azadegan, Economy news, Hayate now, Hambastegi, Tehran, Iran – 1999

Iran 1969, Tehran

Calligrapher and graphic designer

  • Member of the board of directors; Iranian Graphic Designers’ Association (2013-2016)
  • Member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
  • Member of the Painters Association of Iran
  • Member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
  • Developer of the Sarir calligraphy style

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019 ‘Science of Nescience’, Sohrab Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 ‘White Reverie’, Art Gallery 14’, Tehran (IR)
  • 2015 ‘Dance of the pen’, Artlab’, Beirut (LE)
  • 2015 ‘Sarir calligraphy’, Naranj Art Gallery, Shiraz (IR)
  • 2015 ‘Unveiling of Sarir calligraphy’, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran (IR)
  • 2012 ‘Calligraphy’, Haleh Art gallery, Munich, (DE)
  • 2011 ‘Calligraphy’, Haleh Art gallery, Munich (DE)
  • 2010 ‘Calligraphy’, Haleh Art gallery, Munich (DE)
  • 2010 ‘Calligraphy’, Aaran Art gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2009 ‘Calligraphy’, Aaran Art gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2007 ‘Art Basel Miami’, Seyhoun Gallery, Miami (US)
  • 2007 ‘Calligraphy’, Laguna Beach, (US
  • 2007 ‘Calligraphy, Seyhoun gallery, Los Angeles (US)
  • 2006 ‘Calligraphy, Zangar gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2003 ‘Calligraphy, Private show, (US)
  • 2001 ‘Calligraphy’, Barg Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 1999 ‘Calligraphy’, Barg Gallery, Tehran (IR)

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019 ‘Three Thousands and Thousands of Writing, Four Thousands and Thousands of Reading’, Vard Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2019 ‘Home of Nice People’, Melat Complex Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2019 ‘Tolerance of Line’, Negah Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2019 ‘Infinitive Line and Paint’, Sohrab Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 ‘The Middle East Modern and Contemporary Auction’, Artscoops, Beirut (LB)
  • 2017 ‘The Fourth Line’, Sareban Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 ‘Khat-Naghashi’, Sohrab Gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2017 ‘Persian Art Masters’, Negah gallery, Tehran (IR)
  • 2016 ‘Looking for Happiness’, Pedrami Gallery, Antwerp (BL)
  • 2015 ‘Less is More’, Aaran Projects, Tehran (IR)
  • 2015 ‘Fluorescent’, Art Lounge, Tehran (IR)
  • 2015 ‘Art for Peace’, Niavaran Cultural Complex, Tehran (IR)
  • 2004 ‘Iranian Graphic designers & calligraphy’, Gallery La Louviere, La Louviere (BE)
  • 2003 ‘Graphic design’, Chaumont gallery, Chaumont (FR)
  • 2002 ‘Calligraphy’, Court Yard Gallery, Dubai, UAE
  • 1998 ‘Calligraphy’, Court Yard Gallery, Dubai, UAE
  • 1992 ‘Calligraphy’, International Tehran Fair, Tehran (IR)

Awards

  • 2009 Winner of the Special Award For ‘Promotion & Introduction of Iranian Heritage’ from the Iman Foundation, Los Angeles (US)
  • 2008 Winner of the ‘Best International Artist’ award at International Festival of Harmony, Los Angeles (US)
  • 2008 1st and 2nd place winner of the ‘Design Invitation Award’ at the 4th annual ‘Print Celebrates Design’ competition, Los Angeles (US)

Public Collections

  • 2015 ‘Sarir on Mirror’, Museum Funf Kontinente, Munich (GR)

Work Experiences

  • Tutoring at Miremad Univercity, Qazvin, Iran – 2010
  • Art director, Neshani Monthly, Tehran, Iran – 2006
  • Tutoring at Vijeh Graphic school, Tehran, Iran – 2006
  • Publisher of “Ghazimorad publishing”, 2005
  • Jury member at “Press festival” , Tehran, Iran – 2005
  • Jury member at “The Year press festival” , Tehran, Iran – 2004
  • Art director at Mrs.Pierira’s Exhibition, From Spain, Barg Gallery, Tehran, Iran – 2002
  • Art director at “Wim Wenders Exhibition” ,German Artist in Barg gallery, Tehran, Iran – 2001
  • Founder & Art director at “Andisheh Sabz” advertizing agency, Tehran, Iran – 2001
  • Art director at newspapers: Neshat, Asre Azadegan, Economy news, Hayate now, Hambastegi, Tehran, Iran – 1999