Roghayeh Najdi

Born in 1982, Roghayeh Najdi is an Iranian based artist. She has studied as a contemporary painter both in Istanbul, Turkey and Tehran, Iran and began her career as an artist in 2004. She has been extensively exhibited both in Tehran and Antwerp.

Roghayeh uses color and composition to portray layers of time and relativity. Flowers are some of the most prominent elements in her paintings alluding to hope, feminism, and ephemerality of human life, which are the main focuses of her art works. One her signature techniques is converting her subjects into negative not only to strip them of identity but also to break all bounds with any specific time and location. She aspires to convey the depth of human emotions and their relenting fortitude and steadfastness by addressing current social issues regarding her home country of Iran.