Bio

Keyvan Fehri - Iranian Ceramic Artist

To my best friend and supporter in all these years of journey, my wife: Thanks for being the best. My dear wife, I'm so blessed of having you. Thank you for your love, care, support and every little effort you are doing for mw is simply amazing. All these achievements wouldn't happen without your existence and support. 

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Began professional work in Ceramic art 1989 in Islamic/Iranian styles.
  • Specialist in the reproduction of Iranian Museum Ceramic pieces.
  • Firing method of pottery at Marlin Mountain, Gilan, Iran
  • A method which dates back to Second millennium, B.C.
  • Firing method of pottery and inscribed vessels from Neyshabur, Iran
  • A method which dates back to the 9th  and  10th centuries, A.D.
  • Firing of pre-Islamic grey pottery.
  • Firing and enameling technique of twin-shelled Iranian vessels, Gorgan & Kashan
  • A technique which dates back to the 13th Century A.D.
  • Firing method of pottery discovered at Siyalk Mountain (Kashan)
  • A method which dates back to the second millennium ,B.C
  • Firing method of Iranian underglaze painted vessels 
  • A method which dates back to the 9th - 16th centuries, A.D.
  • Production and revival of Iranian lusterware.
  • (My wife Sanaz Taghizadeh , has assisted me in the past nineteen years)


AWARDS

  • Winner, first prize, Fajr Visual Arts International Festival, Tehran, Iran, 2009
  • Winner, 19th Gold Coast Ceramic Arts Award with wife, Sanaz Taghizadeh, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, 2000
  • Winner, First prize and Honorary plaque, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Biennial, TEHRAN, IRAN, 1999
  • Commendation plaque award, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Biennial, TEHRAN, IRAN 1997


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • Solo installation (1001 birds) in Hanna Art Gallery, TEHRAN/IRAN 2010
  • Solo Exhibition at Seyhoun Art Gallery, TEHRAN, IRAN 2001
  • Solo Exhibition at Neel Art Gallery, TEHRN, IRAN 1998
  • Solo Exhibition at Seyhoun Gallery, TEHRAN, IRAN 1996
  • Solo Exhibition at Seyhoun Gallery, TEHRAN/IRAN 1995


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • Participation in Tirgan Iranian Festival, TORONTO/CANADA 2017
  • Participation in Popli Khalatbari Charitable Foundation 2015
  • Participation in Iran Heritage Foundation, LONDON, UK 2015
  • Participation in Iranian business school project, LONDON, UK 2014 – 2017
  • Group Exhibition at Nicolas Flamel Gallery, PARIS, FRANCE 2014 - 2016
  • Exhibition at Nicolas Flamel Art Gallery, PARIS, FRANCE 2012
  • Participation in The Fajr Visual Art International Festival, TEHRAN/IRAN 
  • (Winner, First prize) 2009
  • Collaboration with Asar Art Gallery/ Etemad Art Gallery/Homa Art Gallery/
  • Seyhoun Art Gallery/Shirin Art Gallery 2001-2009
  • Participation with wife, Sanaz, at the 19th Gold Coast Ceramic Art Awards,
  • BRISBANE/AUSTRALIA 2000
  • Participation in the Second Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary
  • Iranian Sculptures at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art 2000
  • Participation in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Biennial 
  • (Winner, First prize and Honorary plaque) 1999
  • Participation in triennial, MINO/JAPAN 1998
  • Participation in biennial, MONTEREY/MEXICO 1998
  • Joint exhibition with wife, Sanaz Taghizadeh, Mexican Embassy in TEHRAN, IRAN 1998
  • Participation in Fifth Zagreb Triennial, ZAGREB/CROATIA 1997
  • Participation in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Biennial
  • (Commendation plaque awarded by the jury) 1997