Artist: Farnaz Harouni
Title: Parted Lips
Year created: 2020
Medium: Cast stone, fiberglass, composite automotive paint
Height (inches): 15
Width (inches): 15
Depth (inches): 4
Weight (pounds): 7
Signed by the artist
Signed Area: front
This piece is unframed.
Farnaz Harouni is a multi-discipline artist who expresses her creative energy and passion through multiple channels. Her love of life, artistic vision, and meticulous discipline breed an authentic creativity that defies labels and boundaries. Her journey as a Fine Artist began in childhood with photo realistic drawings leading to her first mural painting at age 16, then on to airbrush, and sculpture. She continues to expand into new mediums from mixed media to bronze sculpture. Farnaz is a Couturier specializing in one-of-a-kind Bridal and Evening Wear artistically designed and skillfully created with haute couture craftsmanship. She graduated in the top tier of her class from the prestigious Otis College of Art and Design winning the coveted Thimble Award. She is the recipient of many local and national design awards, has dressed celebrities and political figures and launched her own design label by age 25. She was featured in publications and sold by high end boutiques including Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus. Concurrently, Farnaz is an accomplished interior designer with a large portfolio of commercial and residential properties throughout LA. Her dedication to her clients in realizing their ideal dreams has led to a loyal following as they entrust her with designing their homes, businesses, and gowns for their life defining moments. Farnaz also finds great fulfilment in teaching the next generation of designers at her alma mater, top ranking Otis College of Art and Design, for over 15 years. She is an active volunteer in the community including presently serving on the SM Art Space board of advisors, topic curation committee for Visionary Women, parent chair of Sinai Temple, and fundraising for Children’s Action Network. She resides in Bel Air with her husband and their two young daughters. Most weekends you will find them rollerblading on the beach and at art exhibits. She travels extensively throughout the world seeking inspiration in nature, architecture, art, fashion, and cultures. She brings that worldly perspective into her designs, fine art, and the classroom.
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