The Road to the Heart: Persian Art Exhibit

The Irving Art Association is proud to host an exhibit reflecting Persian culture and heritage.

February 24 – March 28, 2019

Reception & Awards Sunday, March 10 • 2-5 pm

Judges for awards: Fari Rahimi, Yasaman Moussavi, Sara Rastegarpouyani, and Behnaz Sohrabi.

Curator: Pouran Lashini

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75061

On display: 144 artworks with emphasis on Persian culture and heritage.

Our artists include Vida Tayari, Bahman Lotfi, Fariba Abedin, Effei Arzani, Asieh Hoffmann, Shiva Khadivian, Maryam Shokri, Ida Yavari, Sara Safarzadeh, Farzaneh Nouri, Maryam Mohi, Bahar Tarighi, JanakNarayan, Maria Taherkhan, Suedabeh Ewing, Fariba Farsad, Shabnam Khatibi, Sima Moghaddam, Sayed Omid Sayedaghaee, Sheida Asgari, Mitra Tayari, Samira Didehkar, Robab Alizadeh, Kaivan Irani, Sara Rastegarpouyani, Maedeh Asgharpour, Fari Rahimi, Behnaz Sohrabian, Sharon Giles, and Pouran Lashini.

Statement from the Curator: “The Road to the Heart”, it is an honor to work with talented painters across Texas for this year. Our vision and theme in this exhibition revolves around Persian culture and heritage and the Persian New Year (Norooz). I feel that this is a must-see show for learning about diversity from other cultures. — Pouran Lashini

A sampling of images from the exhibit: