Homa — Delvaray
Homa Delvaray, is an Iranian graphic designer and visual artist, lives and works in Tehran. Since earning a degree in Visual Communication from Tehran University in 2006, by focusing on cultural-artistic projects, she has developed her vocational activity to projects for Iranian arts and culture organizations as well as for overseas clients in London, Berlin, Los Angeles, and beyond. Her works have been displayed in tens of national and international exhibitions and festivals, and have received many national and international design awards, such as; Distinction of Visual Communication Design, Taipei International Design Award, Taiwan (2015), Jury prize of Trnava Poster Triennial, Trnava, Slovakia (2009), etc. Her works have been published in several national and international websites, books, and magazine such as; Beauty: National Design Triennial, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, AIGA website, Los Logos 8, Neshan magazine 28/41, BG magazine, Arabesque I/II, New Visual Culture of Modern Iran, étapes, IdN, Choi’s Gallery and Creatie, etc. She has given speeches on her own works, has set up graphic design workshops in Iran and abroad such as; LAU, Beirut, Lebanon (2014), and ESA Saint-Luc, Liège, Belgium (2015), etc. She also was a jury member in national and international festivals such as; Poster for tomorrow, Paris, France (2011—2014), and Ecuador Poster Biennial (2016), among others. She was a member of Jury both nationally and internationally such as; Posterrorism, International Poster Competition (2017)/ Ecuador Poster Biennial, Ecuador (2016)/ The 6th Persian Gulf Poster Festival (2016)/ Poster Competition of "Poster for tomorrow", France, (2011/2014), among others. Homa had her first solo exhibition with title of "Sigh to Moon, Moon to Sigh", Shiraz, Iran (2010), and her first overseas solo exhibition with title of "Overgrowing" in Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, New York (2014), an exhibition with title of "Printed Commons, Graphic activism"(along with Malte Martin and Tom Henni), ESA Saint-Luc, Liège, Belgium (2015), and also "Haft Peykar", Tehran, Iran (2018). A number of her works added to the some permanent collection of the museums such as; the State Hermitage Museum’s collection of contemporary posters, Saint Petersburg, Russia, collection of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, USA, Musee Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France among others.