1946 Born in Iran.
1979 Moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1984 Moved to Miami, USA.
1993 Migrated to Australia.
1999 Graduated, Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), University of South Australia.
1993 Undertook studies in art, Florida International University
1988 Certified Internal Auditor, Institute of Internal Auditors, the USA.
1972 Graduated, Bachelor of Business Management, University of Tehran.
2003 Research on Coffee-house painting style in Iran.
2002-2010 Guest Lecturer, UNI SA.
2011 Four week residency in Cambodia, teaching art and painting mural.
2008 Three months residency in Dunhuang, China., cave painting project.
2007 NEXUS Multicultural Art Centre, Adelaide, Multicultural Mural project.
SELECTED ART PRIZES AND AWARDS
2012 Shortlisted, Doug Moran Portrait Prize.
2009 Finalist, Celeste international Art Prize, Berlin.
2008 Finalist, Doug Moran Portrait Prize; Finalist Black Swan Portrait Prize.
2007 Multicultural Art Prize, NEXUS Multicultural Arts Centre, Adelaide.
2006 Established Artist Project Grant, Arts SA.
2004 Finalist, McLaren Vale Art Prize, The Fleurieu Art Foundation, SA.
2003 First Prize (Painting), The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize.
2003 Joint Winner, SoHo International Art Competition, New York, USA.
2003 Project Grant to research Coffee-house painting style in Iran, Arts SA, SA.
2002 Finalist, The Fleurieu Art Prize; Project grant, Arts SA.
2000 Project Grant, Helpmann Academy, South Australia.
2000 Project Grant, Arts SA, South Australia.
1999 First Prize, The National AQ Printworks Art Prize.
1998 Membership Award, The Golden Key National Honour Society.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Since April 2014, I have stopped painting and exhibiting due to death of my daughter Marsha Mehran, an international best seller author. And Unfortunately my son Sam Mehran, musician and songwriter, also died in July 2018. Now is February, I am trying to resume my artistic activities, hopefully soon.
2011 Pendent, Cowwarr Art Space, Victoria
2010 Moving on, Gallery 139, Adelaide.
2009 Post Dream Secrets, Arya Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2009 Longing Belonging, Niavaran Artistic Creation Foundation, Tehran
2007 Selected Paintings, Shanghai Art Fair, China.
2007 Synthesis, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2007 Look At Me, NEXUS Multicultural Art Gallery, Adelaide , Australia.
2006 Selected work, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia.
2005 New Paintings, Adele Boag Gallery, Adelaide, Australia.
2004 Chapter One, Andrew Baker Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.
2003 Glimpse. Bay Discovery Centre, Glenelg, Australia.
2002 Open Studio, SALA Festival, Adelaide, Australia.
2001 Searching into the Past, Andrew Baker Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.
Once Upon a Time, NEXUS Gallery, Adelaide, Australia.
2000 Searching into the Past, BMGART, North Adelaide, Australia.
1995 Paintings, Gallery Shopping Centre, Adelaide, Australia.
1994 Paintings, Artzone Gallery, Adelaide, Australia.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009 Animamix Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan.
2008 Portrait Paintings, Moran Portrait Prize touring exhibition, Portrait painting, Black Swan Art Prize, Perth, Australia.
2007 Painting, NEXUS Gallery, Adelaide, Australia
2006 New Painting, Adele Boag Gallery, Adelaide, AustraliaMC
2005 Unloading, Barr Smith Library, University Of Adelaide, Australia.
2004 McLaren Vale Art Prize, The Fleurieu Art Foundation, Adelaide, Australia
2003 Touring Exhibition, The Fleurieu Biennale, SA, Australia.
2003 The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum.
2002 Touring Exhibition, Main Street Gallery, Adelaide, Australia.
2002 SALA Festival, Main Street Gallery, Hahndorf, SA, Australia
2002 SALA Festival, Gallery M, Marion, SA, Australia.
2001 Alice Prize, Alice Spring Art Foundation, Alice Spring, NT, Australia.
2000 Members Exhibition, NEXUS Gallery, Adelaide, Australia.
2007 Multicultural mural for the NEXUS Gallery, Adelaide.
2008 Fresco style cave painting in Dunhuang China.
2012 Historical mural for Boolarra town.
2011 Sunrise Children’s Villages Mural.