Name Nilufer Moayeri
|Born 1970Tehran, Iran|
Known for Painting, Costumer Design
Notable work 1st Period - Ancient; 2nd Period - Pop Connotations; 3rd Period - Contemporary Approach; 4th Period - Istanbul Through the Lines
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Nilufer Moayeri is a contemporary Turkish-Canadian artist, curator, fashion designer, and film director, known for combining traditional and contemporary elements and themes of Middle Eastern art.
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- Mixed Exhibitions
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Nilufar Moayeri was born in Tehran in 1970. At a very young age she took up lessons in arts and art history which piqued her interest in fine arts. She completed a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in drawing and traditional painting at Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul in 1997, following which she obtained a Master’s of Arts degree in Textile and Fashion Design and a PhD in Film Studies from Beykent University.
Since 1998, she has headed the Pera Fine Arts Academy Drawing and Painting Department and has served as the Art Director of Pera Art Gallery Istanbul and Vancouver. She has also been teaching drawing and art history in Palazzo Spilelli Academy of Arts in Florence, Italy since 2003.
As the art director of Pera Fine Arts she has been actively involved in many European Union academic projects.
In 2000, she initiated a creative costume design competition for art students, which has since become an annual exhibition sponsored by the City of Istanbul.
In 2009 Moayeri was nominated for "Best Costume Design" at the Jale Artistic Awards in Istanbul.
As an artist, Moayeri has been inspired by Mesopotamian goddesses as represented in her work and composition of the elements, and cast in the light of contemporary, cross-cultural themes. Nilufar's work has been displayed in numerous group and solo exhibitions in Istanbul, New York, Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, Peking, Florence, Rome, Milan, and Brussels.
Moayeri recently wrote and directed her first short film entitled, "Amore Mio Firenze".
Nilüfer's work has been displayed in numerous group and individual exhibitions in Istanbul, New York City, Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, Florence, Rome, Brussels, İzmir, Ankara and Peking, including: