Raya Bakhtiar was born in 1987, Tehran. She started painting when she was an adolescent. After graduating from high school in humanities, she continued her education in BA in painting. She learned professional painting from great artists like Bamdad Rezvanian and Eisa Jabbari. In addition, she started the art of sculpture with artist Hamidreza Fotouhi. She began the art of mirroring with artist Siavash Tarzi during the Corona Pandemic. It is to say that she has also worked with Tehran Beautification Organization regarding wall painting and Environmental art.

Raya Bakhtiari


b.1987, Iran
2015 BA(Painting), University of Applied Science and Technology (UAST), Tehran, Iran

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2019 Periodical 1, Ace Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2019 500-600-700, Ace Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2019 Abad Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2017 26 Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2016 Atashi Gallery, Kerman, Iran
2016 Homer Gallery, Kerman, Iran
2016 Aban Gallery, Shiraz, Iran
2015 Didar Gallery, Isfahan, Iran
2015 Artin Gallery, Mashhad, Iran
2016 Alborz Artists Association, Alborz, Iran

2019 Carbafoo Prize Group Exhibition (Postcard), Tehran, Iran
2019 Carbafoo Prize Group Exhibition, Tehran, Iran
2018 Tehran Beautification Organization Prize for Environmental Art, Tehran, Iran
2017 Tehran Beautification Organization Prize for Mural Painting, Tehran, Iran
2016 Alborz Painters Association Festival, Alborz, Iran
2016 Iranian Academy of the Arts (Fahangestan Honar), Tehran, Iran

Professional Experience:
2018 Mural Painting for Tehran Beautification Organization, Tehran, Iran
2018 Working with Peyman Bakhshi in Sculpture and Nature Event, Kish, Iran
2018 Working with H.Fotouhi in Snow Sculpture Festival, Tehran, Iran
2017 Assistant to Mr. H. Fotouhi in Derakhtestan Sculpture Event, Tehran, Iran


KHOR 2021 Artists Exhibition: Part 2

November 26 - December 9, 2021

Selected Artworks


Raya Bakhtiari