Biography


MANOUCHEHR MOTABAR
Manouchehr Motabar was born in Shiraz, Iran, in 1936. After graduating from the Tehran College of Fine Arts, he left Iran to take a graduate course in art education in Indiana, USA and participated in drawing courses at the Art Students League of New York. Since his return to Iran, he has been teaching painting and drawing in schools and colleges of visual arts in Tehran. Since 1963, his work has been exhibited in national and international solo and group exhibitions and in 1985 he won the International Exhibition of Contemporary Painters Award in Monaco. Motabar was paid homage by the Imam Ali Museum in Tehran in 2006.

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Manouchehr Motabar

1936 Shiraz, Iran

Education
BA, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
MA, Art Education, Indiana, USA

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 Ariana Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2010 Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2006 Imam Ali Museum, Tehran, Iran
2004 Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2002 Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2000 Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1999 Assar Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1998 Private Studio, Tehran, Iran
1995 Private Studio, Tehran, Iran
1995 Private Studio, Tehran, Iran
1995 Sabz Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1993 Arya Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1990 Classic Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1989 Pafar Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1977 Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1976 Faculty of Economics, The Advanced School of Commerce, Tehran, Iran
1975 Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1968 Iran-America Society, Tehran, Iran
1967 Iran-America Society, Tehran, Iran
1963 Tehran Youth Club, Tehran, Iran
1963 Faculty of Fine Art, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
1962 Faculty of Fine Art, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

Selected Group Exhibitions
2012 Iranian Artist Forum, Tehran, Iran
2009 Iranian Artist Forum, Tehran, Iran
2008 Imam Ali Museum, Tehran, Iran
2005 Saba Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2005 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
2005 Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran
2005 Homa Gallery, Contemporary Drawing, Tehran, Iran
2004 Saba Gallery, “Islamic World,” Tehran, Iran
2000 Museum of Contemporary Art, “Spiritual Art,” Tehran, Iran
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art,” Iranian Contemporary Painters,” Texas, USA
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art,” Iranian Contemporary Painters,” New York & Chicago, USA
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art,” Iranian Contemporary Painters,” Kiev, Ukraine
1998 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Painting Biennale, Tehran, Iran
1998 Barg Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1997 Barg Gallery, Tehran, Iran
1997 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Drawing Biennale, Tehran, Iran
1987 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
1986 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
1985 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
1985 Exhibition of International Painters, Monte Carlo, Monaco
1984 Exhibition of International Painters, Monte Carlo, Monaco
1978 Indiana University, USA
1965 Iran American Society, Tehran, Iran
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