Maryam Palizgir is a multidisciplinary Iranian artist and educator who lives and works in NYC. She received her MFA from Georgia State University in 2018. She has presented her work in solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Iran, UK, France, Russia, and Germany. Palizgir’s work has been featured in many major publications and she attended many artist talks, lectures and panel discussions. She seeks to capture the tensions existing between traditions and contemporaneity, reality and aspirations, individuality and community, localism and universality, authority and freedom, conformism, and self-expression through installation, drawing, photography, and sculptural painting.
Photo credit: Mo Jahangir