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Iranian-Americans of Silicon Valley Open Studios

Nilou-Farzaneh-Woman-with-Oranges-iMay 1-16 (depending on studio)

“Hundreds of artists, thousands of stories, unlimited imagination…..”

Silicon Valley Open Studios is a chance  for general public, art enthusiasts, art collectors and investors, educators, and art students  to to visit artists in their studios. Here you’ll discover the tremendous diversity and wealth of artistic talent in this creative valley.


Throughout this free event, you’ll have a chance to view and enjoy a vast variety of visual expression, including painting, mixed media, photography, sculpture, jewelry, calligraphy, ceramics, fiber arts, pottery, mosaics, metal work, glass, drawing, printmaking, watercolor, woodworking and many more unique and creative one-of-a-kind works or art.

You Don’t Need an Invitation just show up at any open site you wish to visit. Before you go, preview the participating artists on this web site . Select the artists that you wish to see and note the weekends that they are open.

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Nilou Farzaneh

Studio Location: Palo Alto, CA
Date & Time: May 15 – 16 & 11AM to 5PM
SVOS Page

by: Nilou Farzaneh Title: Still Life

by: Nilou Farzaneh Title: Still Life

About Nilou Farzaneh

Nilou’s figures look so simple – Anyone can draw a figurine or a flower. Her composition seems so effortless – Anyone can paint a woman on a bench, a flower in a vase, or a fruit in a basket.

What makes her work striking is how she paints the woman on the bench, and how she paints the bench on the canvas in a way that pulls the viewer into the canvas, onto that bench, and next to that woman.

What makes her work amazing is the complexity of her colors. They are not just complex, they are as if the only color they could possibly be. She incorporates depth in her work in a way that is not just color, or a shade – the way she treats her textures gives her paintings a sense of time.

By: Nilou Farzaneh Title: Woman with Oranges

By: Nilou Farzaneh Title: Woman with Oranges

Nilou Farzaneh’s  SVOS page
art.niloufarzaneh.com

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Gita Hazrati

Studio Location: Cupertino, CA
Date & Time: May 1 – 2 & 11AM to 5PM
SVOS Page

By: Gita Hazrati Title: Middle Falls on McCloud-River

By: Gita Hazrati Title: Middle Falls on McCloud-River

About Gita Hazrati

As a professional fine artist, I serve as the conduit of life’s energy and creative interpretation of moments in time, bringing beauty, joy and inspiration into people’s lives. My life and soul are dedicated to art and I have been blessed to live my life as an artist expressing life as I experience it.

By: Gita Hazrati Title: Little Black Girl

By: Gita Hazrati Title: Little Black Girl

Gita Hazrati SVOS Page

gitahazrati.com

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Mahyar Rahmatian

Studio Location: San Carlos, CA
Date & Time: May 8 – 9 & 11AM to 5PM
SVOS Page

By: Mahyar Rahmatian Title: SF.Orange

By: Mahyar Rahmatian Title: SF.Orange

About Mahyar Rahmatian

My motto is Today is Beautiful. At times, I need to forget about the past, not worry about the future, and capture that lasting or iconic beauty in the present moment. Photography allows me to do just that.

I feel I have finished creating that representative image when I don’t get tired of looking at it day after day, and later I hear the ahhh followed by a nostalgic comment from the viewer.

By: Mahyar Rahmatian Title: California Street

By: Mahyar Rahmatian Title: California Street

Mahyar Rahmatian SVOS Page

imagemosaic.com