Reza Shafahi Iranian, b. 1940

Reza Shafahi (b. 1940, Saveh, Iran) is a painter working and living in Tehran. Encouraged by his artist son, Mamali Shafahi, he began his artistic career in his 70s. An amateur painter, his paintings have been used in the works of his son and gained recognition worldwide.

Disconnected from his family for many years, he found solace and creative redemption through art when his son invited him to participate in a daily drawing exercise. His art reflects personal experiences and emotions, showcasing a unique style characterized by vibrant colors, bold brushwork, and expressive compositions. Reza Shafahi's story is a testament to art’s transformative power and the human spirit’s resilience.