Farnoosh Saeedi… A painter from Eastern Kurdistan
The Kurdish painter of Eastern Kurdistan Farnoosh Saeedi was born in the city of Sina. She's specialized in drawing. Saeedi has been interested in the art since her childhood. She has, to a great extend, taken advantage of the academic and international schools as it appears in her works. The international schools especially those of the golden century, the art of the 19th century, has been the cornerstone of her works. This can be observed in her use of forms, colors and personal style. Ms. Farnoosh was influenced by the famous Kurdish painter Hadi and Mahdi Zayadini as well. She has had several exhibitions especially in the cities of Sina, Mariwan, Shahr Taran, Diwandara in Eastern Kurdistan and some countries abroad such as Canada.
When studying art, students start with the elementary steps and principles of painting, especially via working with live models, landscapes as they help the artist to build a good foundation for later works. Study- ing the basic principles are the elementary steps to build great works or projects. Ms. Farnoosh has passed through this step and has been able to produce some impressive works of her own. Farnoosh has also studied great painters from the Renaissance era. Together with her Kurdish background, Ms. Saeedi has managed to produce works that reflect the life and culture of the Eastern Kurdish society.
The artistic schools Ms. Farnoosh followed and got inspired by are realism, cubism and expressionism. Art is like a boundless sea; that’s why one may step forward in all directions to develop his/ her own special style. Though the Kurdish culture in Eastern Kurdistan is suppressed and has not given any chance to bloom, Farnoosh has tried her best to prove the vitality and the importance of her art in the Eastern cultural life despite the setbacks.
The Beauty of Mirror/Acrylic