Anahita Akhavan

Gereh, 2021
48″ x 36″
Oil on canvas

Anahita Akhavan is an Iranian-Canadian artist based in Toronto. Akhavan has exhibited extensively in Iran, Canada, and the US, and has participated in artist residencies in Spain and Greece. Her works can be found in several important corporate collections in Canada.

Anahita Akhavan’s work takes influence from cultural signifiers and ornamentation used in Islamic art, architecture, and even textiles to create symbolic and contemporary abstraction. This results in a composition that is both intricate and bold, with a distinctive personal style.