Salar Ahmadian


Vancouver based Iranian artist Salar Ahmadian was born in Iran on 1957. He studied in the college of Fine Arts in Tehran, and then got his certificate in calligraphy in Iran’s association of Calligraphers.

 He is a world renowned international artist, whose works has been displayed in both museums and galleries. Notably, his work has been auctioned at Christies and is featured by many major art galleries.

 His skills include goldsmith, sculptor, and design, which is affluent throughout his works. He combines traditional and modern calligraphy, with a free aesthetic expression; allowing text and colour to weave together. Inspired by pop art, surrealism, and his Persian heritage; a strong sense of vibrancy and energy transcends through every piece. As viewers, we understand that there is a strong sense of logic and control which is highlighted through the freedom flowing from each letter of the piece.

These large-scale works connect to the viewer in their form of ‘east meets west’ abstraction. Pioneering in his own style, his works are of the current trend and are suited for all.