Born in 1943,Isfahan
B.A. in Painting, Tehran University, 1971
1- Children Book Illustration:
Amou Norooz, King Jamshid, Little Black Fish, City of
Snakes, The Blue Eyed Bay, The Lizard of My Room, Arash
The Bowman, "Hedgehog, My Doll and Me",
2- Designer and director of 9 animation films
3- Six Multimedia design and production in USA
1968 : First Graphic Prize, 6th International Children
Book Fair in Bologna, for "Little Black Fish"
1968 : Honorary Diploma, Bratislava Biannual,
Czechoslovakia, for "Little Black Fish"
1971 : Honorary Diploma, Bologna Book Fair for
1973 : Special Prize, Venice Film Festival for "The
Boy, The Bird & Musical Instrument"
1974 : Hans Christian Anderson Award for his contribution
to Children's Books Illustration
1974 : Special Prize, Cannes Film Poster Exhibition
1975 : Special Prize, Moscow Film Festival, Short Films
for children for "Look Again"
1975 : Grand Prize, Giffonni Film Festival, Italy for
1977 : 3rd Prize Biannual of Warsaw, Poland
1985 : Noma, Awards for "My Hedge hog, My Doll and
He has lived for 4 years (1979-1983) in Paris, 11 years
(1986-1997) in United
States. Again, he is working in his studio in Tehran.
(children book Illustration)