Hoda Kashiha (b. 1986, Tehran, Iran) is a graduate of painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Tehran (BA, 2009), and Boston University (MFA, 2014). Her work has been featured in five solo exhibitions in Iran and one in the United States, as well as numerous international group shows. She has received awards such as the Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Award, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Rare Book Prize, Iranian Association Of Boston Scholarship, and Boston University Women’s Council Scholarship. She was a fellow at MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for creative art and she received the John Mitchel Foundation Grant at Vermont Studio Center.