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Founder & member of Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS)

IRAJ
MIRZA ALIKHANI

Iran
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Born on 2 Nov. 1956, in Tehran, Iran. Education: BA in Visual Communication, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University.

  • Founder & member of Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS)

  • Founder of Iranian Advertising Society

  • Lecturer of Graphic Design at Tehran universities

  • Beginning of professional activities in Graphic design in 1984.

  • Agent and distributor of Graphis Inc. (Switzerland) in Iran.

  • Representative of IGDS in Icograda Regional Meeting, Istanbul, 2000.

Member of:

  • The organizing board of the Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS).

  • The first board of the Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS).

  • The organizing board of the Iranian Association of Advertising Agencies (IAAA).

  • The first board of the Iranian Association of Advertising Agencies (IAAA).

  • Art Directors Club, NY, USA.

  • The executive board of the 2nd and 7th Iranian Graphic Design Biennials.

  • The board of directors of the Iranian Advertising Film Festival “Baal”.

  • The jury of “Women's Role in Intifada” art competition, 2002.

  • The jury of the 13th National Youth Festival of Visual Arts.

  • The jury of the Packaging Design for Exports Competition.

  • The jury of Tehran Province 11th Festival of Plastic Arts.

  • The executive board of the 8th National Festival of Print Industries.

  • The jury of the 6th Image of the Year Festival in the graphic design category.

  • The advisory panel of “Graphic VA Chap”, the Iranian practical graphics & print magazine, since 2008.

  • The jury of the book “Iranian Logotypes”, Ciball Honar Publications, 2009.

  • The executive board of the 9th National Festival of Print Industries.

  • The selective board & jury of the 1st University Students’ Festival of Visual Arts, 2009.

  • Editorial Advisory Panel of “Iridescent”, Icograda Journal of Design Research, 2010.

  • The jury of “4th International Poster Exhibition - YAKU”, San Ignacio de Loyola University, Lima, Peru, 2010.

  • The jury of the 17th International Youth Visual Arts Festival, 2010.

  • The jury of the 1st International University Students’ Festival of Visual Arts, 2010.

  • Exhibitions and Awards:

  • Individual and group exhibitions at Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University, 1984, 1985, 1986.

  • “Group Exhibition of the Students of Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University”, Museum of Contemporary Arts, 1984.

  • Individual slide show “From Himalayas”, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University, 1986.

  • Iranian Graphic Design Biennials.

  • (Praised in Advertising Photography category, “The 2nd Iranian Graphic Design Biennial”.)

  • (Awarded as the art & design director, from “The 2nd, 3 rd, 5th, 6th and 7 th Iranian Graphic Design Biennials”.)

  • “Self-Promotional Poster Exhibition of Iranian Graphic Designers”, 2001.

  • Work exhibited at Galeria, Icograda website, 2006.

  • “The Signs”, Iranian Artists’ House, 2006.

  • “Iranian Typography”, Switzerland, 2006.

  • “Cancer, Hope and Life”, San Ignacio de Loyola University, Lima, Peru, 2007.

  • “Stationery Design”, Iranian Artists’ House, 2007.

  • Lecturers’ Section, 14th Youth Visual Arts Festival of Regional Islamic Countries, 2007.

  • Work exhibited at Galeria, Icograda website, 2008.

  • Arranging “A Nice of Graphic Design” (A group exhibition of students’ works).

  • Winner of the 3rd prize from “Artists’ Personal Logo Competition”, Café Graph website, 2008.

  • “A Review of Logos Designed by Iraj Mirza Alikhani”, Café Graph website, 2008.

  • “In Commemoration of Morteza Momayez”, Momayez Gallery, Iranian Artists’ House, 2008.

  • “Silk Road: The 11th Islamic Arts Festival, Sharjah, 2008.

  • “Social Inclusion Poster Exhibition”, San Ignacio de Loyola University, Lima, Peru, 2008.

  • “The First Iranian Photo Expo”, Saba Institute of Culture & Art, Tehran, 2008.

  • “6th Image of the Year Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2007-2008.

  • “The First Fadjr International Visual Arts Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2009.

  • “1st Disabled & Disability Art Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2009.

  • “1st Justice & Hope Art Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2009.

  • Design Competition for Urban Garbage Problems (logo and poster categories), 2009.

  • “1st Civic Photo & Postcard Festival”, Graphic Design category, 2009 (Winner of The 1st Prize).

  • “7th Image of the Year Festival”, Poster Design Category, 2009.

  • “Peace in a Multicultural Place”, San Ignacio de Loyola University, Lima, Peru, 2009.

  • Works exhibited at Galeria, Icograda website, 2009.

  • Works exhibited at Galeria, Icograda website, 2010.

  • “The Iranian Look” poster exhibition, San Ignacio de Loyola University, Lima, Peru, 2010.

  • The 1st Silver Cypress Graphic Design Exhibition”, 2010.

  • “Art from Iran” exhibition, Igato, Brazil, 2010.