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Painting Series:
Untold Stories
Untold Stories #2
Recess of a Journey #1
Recess of a Journey #2
Interchangeable Heads and Bodies
Shahrzad encounter to never never land
Recent Exhibitions ? Kala Art Institute Academy: Exhibition/Symposium, Panaji, Goa, INDIA, 2015
? Museum of art, Juniata College, Huntington, PA, 2014
? Benton Museum / Gallery Talk: "PERSEPOLIS" Word and Image, Shirin Neshat, Marjaneh Satrapi (Persepolis), Storrs, Ct, 2014
? Revial Gallery: "After Rabat", Fitchburg, MA, 2014
? Art Space: "Interchangeable Stories", Curated by Afarin Rahmanifar, Willimantic, CT, 2014
? L.Q.M Gallery: Panel Discussion Host and Moderator, East Meet West, "Through the eyes of Women" New London, CT, 2013

Panel discussion at Sacred Heart University opening reception (video - 1:06:56)

Documentary film made by Directer Carina Tautu

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Born in Tehran, Iran Afarin Rahmanifar emerged into one of the leading Persian painters as she received her Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut in Storrs. Subsequently refining her own visual and conceptual work, her vision emerged from the intersecting points of the eastern and western culture.

Ms. Rahmanifar specializes in painting and mixed media as well as illustrating Persian miniature. Her work has been exhibited and privately collected nationally and internationally. She has exhibited extensively across the United State, at Mattatuck Museum CT, La Poisson Rouge NYC, Benton Museum, Sacred Heart University CT, Jacksonville University FL, Columbia University NY, University of California at Berkeley, Williamsburg Art &Historical center NYC, University of Illinois at Carbondale, Stockton College NJ, Framingham State College MA, Boston University MA, Yale University CT, Gallery Ovissi CA, Barrette House gallery NY, Chattahoochee Valley Museum of Art GA, Gopalan Gallery IN, Fuller Museum MA, and LQM Gallery CT. Her work will be featured at Juniata College PA, Revial Galley MA, Kala Art Institute Achademy India.

Ms. Rahmanifar was formerly the Vice President of Connecticut Women?s Artists. She is currently co-curated an exhibition at the AKUS Gallery CT, titled; "Chahar Ghesmat" "Iranian Women Create".

Ms. Rahmanifar has been interviewed and featured on the cover of ?Eastern Art Report? magazine of London UK. Ms. Rahmanifar was also featured in a documentary film directed by Carina Tautu and produced by Mattatuck Museum. The film was screened at Yale University, Mattatuck Museum, and La Poisson Rouge in NYC.

Afarin Rahmanifar has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants including professional development grants. Today Ms. Rahmanifar resides and works as a professional painter in Connecticut continuing her progression.

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