Farzad Adibi 

20th February, 1967

Graduated of Graphics Major from Fine Arts

Official Member of the Iranian Graphic Design Society

 

Written Stuff I’ve Done:  Translator of: “April Grimann, the Queen of New Wave of Graphical Design”, Iran Daily Newspaper, No. 757, 1997   ,   Author of: “Mannerism in Iranian Contemporary Graphics,” Iran Daily Newspaper, No. 1006, 1998   ,   Author of: “Author Imaging,” Ketab-e-mah (Art) Monthly, No. 13 & 14, 1999   ,   Author of: “Formalism in Iranian Contemporary Graphics,” Ketab-e-mah (Art) Monthly, No. 37 and 38, Exclusive for Graphics, 2001   ,   Author of: “Harmony of the Fields of Display and Content (Author Graphics)”, Hamshahri Newspaper, No. 2682, 2002   ,   Author of: “Image Satire (Caricature), a Straight and Easy Way of Life,” Iran Newspaper, No. 4739, 1997   ,   “Interview with Amirsadeq Tehrani (Graphic Calligrapher),” Iran Newspaper, No. 973, 1998   ,   “A Review on ‘Imagination and Illustration’ by Morteza Momayez,” Ketab-e-mah (Art) Monthly, No. 37 and 38, Exclusive for Graphics, 2001  , “A Review on ‘Painting Exhibition of Mohammad Mad’dah Amiri’,” Farhang-e-Afarinesh, No. 115, 1995   ,   Lecture on “Photography in Author Graphics,” at IranianPhotographers’ Forum, 2000   ,   Lecture on “Graphics in Learning-Aids,” at the 8th District of Iranian Ministry of Education, 2002   ,   Roundtable on “Typography,” with the Presence of Qobad Shiva and Masoud Nejabati, Tehran Sura University, 2003   ,   Lecture on “Graphics in Books,” at the International Book Fair, 2005

 

Awards I’ve Achieved: 

. Winner of the First Prize for Editorial Design at “Third Press Festival”, 1996

. Winner of the First Prize and Crystal Pen for Designing Magazine Cover at “Sixth PresFestival”      1999

. Winner of the First Prize and Crystal Pen for Illustration at “Sixth Press Festival,” 1999

. Winner of the First Prize and Crystal Pen for Editorial Design at “Seventh Press Festival,” 2000

. Winner of the First Prize and Crystal Pen for Designing Magazine Cover at “Ninth Press Festival,” 2002

. Winner of the First Prize for Designing Poster at the “Sixth International Book Fair of Tehran,” 1993

. Winner of the Second Prize for Editorial Design at “Fifth Press Festival,” 1998

. Winner of the Second Prize and Crystal Pen for Designing Magazine Cover at “Seventh Press Festival,” 2000

. Winner of the Third Prize for Designing Poster at the First Exhibition of “Graphics to Fight Narcotics,” 1998

. Winner of the Second Prize at the “First Exhibition of Tehran University Graphics Students,” 1993

. Winner of the Third Prize for Designing the Poster of Women’s Day at “Fine Arts Faculty,” 1993

. Achieving Honourary Medal at “First Exhibition and Competition of Book Cover Designing,” 2003

. The Selected Candidate of the Best Deigning of Magazine Cover at “Fourth Press Festival,” 1997

. The Selected Candidate of the Best Editorial Design at “Sixth Press Festival,” 1999

. The Selected Candidate of the Best Illustration at “Seventh Press Festival,” 2000

. The Selected Candidate of the Best Editorial Design at “Ninth Press Festival,” 2002

 

Exhibitions I’ve had:  Imagination and Illustration (Individual Exhibition), Laleh Gallery, 1998   ,   Face of Poem, (Individual Exhibition), Abtin Gallery, 2002   ,   Artworks of Iranian Graphic Designers, (Group Exhibition), Echirolles Architecture University, France, 2002   , Krakov Fourth Poster Festival, (Group Exhibition), Gallery of the Krakov Fine Arts Academy, Poland, 2002   ,   Artworks of Iranian Graphic Designers, (Group Exhibition), Chaumont, France, 2003   ,   Artworks of Iranian Graphic Designers, (Group Exhibition), Marie de Paris Six, France, 2004   ,   Artworks of Iranian Graphic Designers, (Group Exhibition), La Lovier, Belgium, 2004   ,   Artworks of Iranian Graphic Designers, (Group Exhibition), Russia, 2004   ,   The Fifth Biennal of Iranian Graphic Designers, (Group Exhibition), Tehran Museum of contemporary Art, 1996   ,   The Sixth Biennal of Iranian Graphic Designers, (Group Exhibition), Tehran Museum of contemporary Art, 1999   ,   The Seventh Biennal of Iranian Graphic Designers, (Group Exhibition), Niavaran Cultural Centre, Tehran, 2001   ,   The Eighth Tehran International Biennal of Poster, (Group Exhibition), Khiyal Gallery, 2003   ,   The Third Press Festival, Exhibition of Editorial Design, Illustration, Layout, and Cover Design, (Group Exhibition), Tehran, 1996   ,   The Fourth Press Festival, Exhibition of Editorial Design, Illustration, Layout, and Cover Design, (Group Exhibition), Tehran, 1997   ,   The Fifth Press Festival, Exhibition of Editorial Design, Illustration, Layout, and Cover Design, (Group Exhibition), Tehran, 1998   ,   The Sixth Press Festival, Exhibition of Editorial Design, Illustration, Layout, and Cover Design, (Group Exhibition), Tehran, 1999   ,   The Seventh Press Festival, Exhibition of Editorial Design, Illustration, Layout, and Cover Design, (Group Exhibition), Tehran, 2000   ,   The Ninth Press Festival, Exhibition of Editorial Design, Illustration, Layout, and Cover Design, (Group Exhibition), Tehran, 2002   ,   Experimental Posters of Iranian Graphic Designers(Self Promotional Posters), (Group Exhibition), Tehran Museum of contemporary Art, 2001   ,   Exhibition of Iranian Artists’ Forum Inauguration, (Group Exhibition), Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran 1999   ,   The First Exhibition and Contest of Cover Designing, (Group Exhibition), Tehran International Fair, 2003   ,   “The Keystone,” Poster Group Exhibition, Iranian Artists’ Forum, 2002, Invited by “5th Colour Group”   ,   “Self-Posterait,” Poster Group Exhibition, Elahe Gallery, 2003, Invited by “5th Colour Group”   ,   “The Blind Owl,” Poster Group Exhibition, Seyhun Gallery, 2002, Invited by “5th Colour Group”   ,   “Mowlavi,” Poster Group Exhibition, Iranian Artists’ Forum, 2004, Invited by “5th Colour Group”   ,   “The Image of the Year 2002,” (Group Exhibition), Iranian Artists’ Forum, 2003   ,   “The Image of the Year 2003,” (Group Exhibition), Iranian Artists’ Forum, 2004   ,   “The Image of the Year 2004,” (Group Exhibition), Iranian Artists’ Forum, 2005   ,   Group Exhibition to Commemorate Morteza Momayez, Tehran Gallery, Invited by Passage Group, 2004   ,   Group Exhibition “Poster For Poster” Tehran Gallery, Invited by Fellow-Rider Group, 2005   ,   The Posters of the 4th Generation, (Group Exhibition), Freelance Designers Gallery, 1999   ,   Group Exhibition to2th festival of qurans art “installation”  , Niavaran Cultural Centre, Tehran, 2005   ,   “An Image of the Sky,” (Group Exhibition), Iranian Modern Arts Museum, 2001   ,   Imam Ali, (Group Exhibition), Shafaq Gallery, 2000   ,   Inauguration of Sonqor Decorative Arts Society, (Group Exhibition), 2001   ,   The First Exhibition of Experimental Painting and Graphics, (Group Exhibition), Sura House, 1992   ,   The Exhibition of the Students of Fine Arts Faculty, (Group Exhibition), the Gallery of Fine Arts Faculty, 1993   ,   The Students of Fine Arts Faculty, (Group Exhibition), the Gallery of Akbariye Garden of Birjand, 1993   ,   The Artworks of the Teachers and the Students of Decorative Arts College, Honar Cultural Centre, 2002   ,   The First Biennial of the Islam World Poster, (Group Exhibition), Arts Academy of Iran, 2004

 

Interviews with Me:

. Journalist Graphics the Language of Image Translation 'Salaam Newspaper, No. 2214 and 2216,

. “The Bases Are Collapsed,” Akhbar Newspaper, No. 1019, 1998

. “Illustration: Journey from Text to Image,” Iran Newspaper, No. 1183, 1998

. The Periodical of Iranian Graphic Design Society, Jaht-e-Et’tela,” No. 12, 2000

. “Image Language, International Language,” Afarinesh Newspaper, No. 1354, 2002

. “Everybody See As Much As His Glasses,” Entekhab Newspaper, No. 909, 2002

. “We Are Not the Citizen of the World Village Yet,” Entekhab Newspaper, No. 921, 2002

. “Image Poems,” Hamshahri Newspaper, No. 114, 2002

 

Other Activities . . .

 

. Teacher of: Fine Arts Faculty (Tehran University), Tehran Sura University,Shiraz Sura University

. Varounge State University (Russia), Tehran Decorative Arts College

 

. The Art Director of the Exhibition of Iranian Deeds and Documents, and Peripheral Part of Eighth International Biennial Poster of Tehran, 2003

 

. Member of the Jury of Ninth Press Festival, Graphics Part, 2002

. Designing and Managing the Exhibition of Graphics Students, Tehran University, 1993

. Collaboration with Many Publishing Houses as the Designer of the Book Covers and Illustration

 

. Art Director and graphicist of Ahang-e-Digar Publication

. Art Director and graphicist of Hamshahri Publication

 

. Art Director, Illustrator, and graphicist of the She’r Magazine (No. 5 to 29), Adabiyat-e-dastani . Magazine (No. 39 to 54), Ketab-e-mah (Literature and Philosophy) Magazine (No. 16 until Now), Shahryar Magazine (No. 1), Fasl va Vasl Magazine (No. 1), Zamaneh Magazine (No. 1), Reyhaneh Magazine (No. 1 to 5), Sokhan-e-Eshq Magazine (No. 18 until Now),

. Illustration for Some Issues of the Newspapers and Periodicals: Sorush, Sorush-e-Nojavan, Shahrdariha, Jam-e-Jam Newspaper, Zan Newspaper, Farda Newspaper, Hamshahri Newspaper

 

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