Fereshteh Pezeshki was born in 1969, Tehran, Iran. She has a BA in Visual Arts from Alzahra University, Tehran and MA in Illustration from AZAD University, Tehran. She also has a Bachelor of Teaching from UTS University, Australia and is a qualified Visual Arts Teacher. Fereshteh is an award-winning artist with many group and solo exhibitions in Iran and Australia. Her works are predominately watercolor and mixed media with an emphasis on traditional Persian narratives and her love of nature. Her works are intricately layered with personal narratives and contemporary symbols. Fereshteh is concerned with the connection between Persian traditional culture and the digital generation.