Sahand Heshmati Afshar

Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Painting and Drawing

Sahand Heshmati Afshar is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary artist from Tehran, Iran. Sahand was born in Bandar Abbas, and then moved to Tehran. Sahand graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pure Mathematics from Shahid Beheshti University, and a Master of Fine Arts in Studio from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Sahand has had solo exhibitions and performances at 6018NORTH, Kolombeh, 2019, Azad Gallery, Sahand Bijeh [Kalam] Zanjani, 2017, Azad Art Gallery, Percussive Planes, 2016. He  performed at the Chicago Cultural Center and Mana Contemporary in 2019, and at Links Hall for New Blood XII in 2018. Sahand has been a member of the Association of Iranian Painters (AIP) since 2018.