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Gholam Ali Taheri
Born 1956, Tehran
MA Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University
Records:
- The Secretary General of the 1st Fadjr International Festival of Visual Arts
- University Lecturer, Faculty of fine Arts, Tehran University; Faculty of Arts, Al Zahra University and Shahed University
- Curator of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts / 1985 – 1986
- Art Deputy, Martyrs and Veterans Affairs Foundation / 1990 – 1993
- Art Advisor, Visual Arts Center, Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance
- Presenter of 290 training programs on painting for TV
- Organization of 5 solo exhibitions and participation in over 60 group exhibitions at national and international levels (Iran, Germany, USA,
  Turkmenistan, Bangladesh, Armenia, Syria, etc)
- Presentation and speaker at various art events, festivals and TV programs
- Member of the Guiding Council for National Visual Arts
- Founding Member and Trustee of the Iranian Association of Visual Arts since the year 1985
- Member of Planning Committee and Board of Juries of numerous visual arts events, including the 7th Iranian Contemporary Painting
  Biennial, the Iranian Spring Painting Exhibition, 1st Painting Exhibition of Lecturers at Faculty of Arts, the Manifestation of senses, etc. 
- Secretary of numerous painting exhibitions and festivals
- Founding member and Member of the Board of the Revolution and Sacred Defense Visual Arts Association since 2002
- Member of Trustees of the Institute for Development of Contemporary Visual Arts
- Member of the Visual Arts Commission, Department of Cultural Research and Communications, Martyrs and Veterans Affairs Foundation
- Recipient of many prizes and honors including the National Dedication Statuette, the Presidential Appreciation Letter in the year 2008,
  appreciation letters from the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance and the Deputy for Culture and War Publicity, Letter of
  Commendation from the 2nd Iranian Painting Biennial 1993, Award and Letter of Commendation from the 3rd Iranian Painting Biennial,
  Winner of the Resistance Art Award 2007, Selected Artist of the Fine Art Original International Site in the year 2006.