About Me

Photo by Alireza Anooshfar




Golnar Tabibzadeh is an Iranian artist based in Berlin. She was born on August 1983 in Tehran and graduated with a BA in Painting at the age of twenty-three from Azad University of Arts & Architecture of Tehran. She has been working actively as a painter, teacher and lecturer in different cities across the world ever since.
Golnar has had seven solo exhibitions so far and has participated in multiple group exhibitions and art symposiums in different countries such as Iran, Germany, Turkey, UK and Spain and Emirates.
Golnar’s works are often based upon her observations of daily and real-life, reflected in an expressive way.


2005 | Azad University of Art and Architecture, Tehran, Iran – B.A

2001 -2002 | Professional Figurative Drawing Training, Laleh Institution, Tehran, Iran

2001 | 17th Sahrivar College of Plastic Arts, Tehran, Iran – Diploma of Graphic Design



Apr.’13 | ‘Pandora’s Box’, Solo Painitng Exhibition, Assar Gallery, Tehran  

Mar.’13 | ‘Ars Visisblis’, Group Art Exhibition, Museu di Almeria, Spain

Sep,’11 | Group Painting Exhibition, Spinnerei, Leipzig

Apr,’11 | Group Painting Exhibition of the professors, ITU University, Istanbul

Apr.‘11 | Group Painting Exhibition, Artgalerim, Istanbul

Aug.’10 | ‘SheMade’, Group Painting Exhibition, Homa Gallery, Tehran

Jul. ’10 | Group Painting Exhibition, Atbin Gallery Tehran

Sept. ’09 | Combined Solo Painting Exhibition of of Golnar Tabibzadeh and Sculpture Exhibition of Mansour Tabibzadeh, Etemad Gallery, Tehran              

Feb. ’09 | Relief’, Solo Painting Exhibition, Nar Gallery, Tehran                      

Oct. ’08 | ‘Heaven on Earth’, Group Painting Exhibition, The Brick Lane Gallery, London

May ’08 | ‘Memories of the Others’, Solo Painting Exhibition, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran                                            

Oct. ’07 | ‘Collected Memories’, Group Painting Exhibition, Artspace Galleries, London

Aug. ’07 | ‘Visual Diary’, Solo Painting Exhibition, Kulturgeschichtlichen Museum, Osnabrueck                                                    

Apr. ’07 | Group Painting Exhibition, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran

 Jan. ’07 | Solo Painting Exhibition, Mehrva Gallery, Tehran                            

Dec. ’06 | Group Painting Exhibition, Mah Gallery, Tehran

Jun. ’06 | ‘Deeper Depression’, Multimedia group Exhibition, held in four galleries city-wide, Atbin Gallery, Tehran

Mar. ’06 | Private Indoor Group Exhibition, Private Residence, Tehran

 Jun. ’04 | Solo Painting Exhibition, Atbin Gallery, Tehran                           

Dec. ’03 | Group Painting Exhibition, Laleh Gallery, Tehran

Jul. ’02 | Drawing Exhibition of Golnar Tabibzadeh & Negar Orang, Ecco Gallery, Tehran

Aug. ’00 | Drawing Group Exhibition, Laleh Gallery, Tehran


Awards & Events

Sep ’12 | Tâches-Tâches International Painting Symposium, Normandy, France

May ‘11 | Artist in residence, Leipzig International program (LIA), Leipzig, German

Sep ’10 | Tâches-Tâches International Painting Symposium, Normandy, France

Feb. ’08 | Emaar International Art Symposium, Dubai, UAE     Second Place

Aug. ’07 | Duo Painting-Workshop together with Manila Bartnik, Morgenland Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany                                     Two days of experience as a guest facilitator; painting with female children between the age of 8 and 10, targeting improvement in the skill of free expression and creativity, Atelier Bildraum.




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