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Siamak

Siamak
Born 1951, Teheran, Iran.
Lives and works in San Diego, United States.




Siamak was born in Teheran in 1951. Showing remarkable talent at an early age, Siamak began his formal art studies when he was a child of eight years. His tutor, Rassam Arjang, was the most respected watercolorist in Teheran. While in grade school, Siamak also studied oil painting, sculpture and graphics with three of his country’s leading artists. In 1969 he eagerly entered School of Art, Teheran. After graduation his parents encouraged him to enroll at the Bella Arte di Roma, Rome, Italy. This is where his classical education began. Returning home in 1974 he was admited to the University of Art, Teheran. When these studies concluded, there was no doubt in Siamaks heart that his life would be dedicated to art. Leaving Teheran and his family, he moved to Florence Italy to continue his classical Training at the Bella Arte di Florence. During the years 1980 through 1987, he worked with Famed traditional artist Maffei and Calozari refining his classic approach to color. He also mastered the ancient Italian art of oil painting of enamel and antique restoration.