About

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Razieh (Razie) Darzi

Author illustrator, Cartoonist

M.A. in Illustration

B.A. in Painting

 

Work Experience

Launching “Ms. Bolour” brand and producing applied

cultural and artistic products

2018- present

Mobtakeran (a well-known book publisher), Iran

Children’s book illustrator

2014 – 2018

(Animation companies: Tima Film, Barfi Studio, Asha Film), Iran  

Digital painting, Inking, storyboard design, and Inbetweening

2011 – 2014

 

Award & Honors

  • Best illustration award from Corona Virus Festival, Mahabad Book Development, and Book Reading Group, 2020
  • Selected for the fifth Resistance Cartoon Festival among 70 selected works, 2019
  • Awarded at the Regional Festival of Family Consolidation Cartoon, Sari, 2018
  • Selected picture book creation workshop in "Scientific and Cultural Publications of the Year"  2014
  • Selected for the "anti-Isis" festival, Among 280 works from forty countries, 2014
  • Selected list of Portuguese Cartoon Festival Biennial, "Luis D'oliveira Guimaraes" Espinhal, 2012
  • Awarded at the first "Persian Gulf" cartoon festival, 2013
  • Selected the 10th International Biennial of Cartoons and Cartoons of Iran, 2012
  • Selected for the "Digital Media" Cartoon Festival, 2010
  • Selected list of "Cartoon of Hope" festival, 2009
  • Winner of "Bam is Alive: For Empathy with Bam Earthquake Victims" Illustration Festival, 2006
  • Selected illustration and cartoon in Mazandaran province, 2001-2005

 

Membership

  • A member of Iranian women cartoonists, Tehran, Iran, of 2020
  • A member of Iranian Art Credit Fund Association (Artists Insurance), Tehran, Iran, of 2017
  • A member of Visual Arts Association of Alborz Province, Karaj, Iran, of 2017
  • Honorary member of "Institute for the Development of Contemporary Visual Arts" Tehran, Iran, of 2014
  • A member of the Iranian illustrator Association, Tehran, Iran, of 2014

 

Publication

Book Illustrator:

  • “Popo under the sea,” Popo Smiles, California, USA, 2019
  • “Popo and colors,” Popo Smiles, California, USA, 2019
  • “Popo on a family picnic,” Popo Smiles, California, USA, 2019
  • “Popo and his new home,” Popo Smiles, California, USA, 2019
  • “Reading this book is forbidden,” MICHKA Publisher, Tehran, Iran, 2018
  • “Good Season of Joining,” Neyestan, Tehran, Iran, 2017
  • “Pedram & Dinosaur,” Gholami, Tehran, Iran, 2016
  • “Prize,” Tafreshi Publisher, Tehran, Iran, 2016
  • “Worm & Noodle,” Sorkhi, Tehran, Iran, 2016
  • “Dream of Trees,” Faraye-elm, Tehran, Iran, 2014
  •   Illustration of a math textbook, Mobtakaran, Tehran, Iran, 2013
  • “The Mice Goes to School,” Mobtakeran, Tehran, Iran, 2012

 

Journal:

 Several of my cartoons have been published in famous Iranian newspapers, including

Hamshahri, Nish Khat, Khatsheh, Shargh, Humor and Cartoons, Watercolor, Bicycle, and "Friday Evening" in Canada.

 

 

Workshops and Exhibitions:

  • "Khuzestan is not alone" Exhibition, Alborz, Iran, 2021
  • “Evening Art 1-6” cartoon workshop & exhibition, Tehran, Iran, 2017-2021
  • “One Friendly Story” Art Exhibition in Cartoon Section, Association for the Protection of  Working Children, 2021
  • Group exhibition of cartoon "Spring of Art", Tehran, Iran, 2020
  • “Tehran is a city for all women” cartoon workshop & exhibition, Tehran, Iran, 2020
  • “Safe City” Cartoon, workshops & exhibitions, Tehran, Iran, 2020
  • Group exhibition of "Naphthalene" cartoon group, Tehran, Iran, 2018
  • Virtual illustration exhibition “Imam Ali Jamiat” with the aim of banning child marriage 2017
  • “Halal income” cartoon workshop & exhibition, Bojnord, Iran, 2016
  • “Health Week” cartoon workshop & exhibition, Milad Tower, Tehran, Iran, 2016
  • Illustration Workshop with “Philip Giordano” from Italy, Tehran, Iran, 2017
  • Exhibition of the Iranian Illustrators Association, Tehran, Iran, 2016-2017
  • Exhibition of selected works of the 6th "Young Art" Visual Arts Festival, Saba Museum, Tehran, 2014
  • Exhibition of the 6th Fajr International Festival of Visual Arts, Saba Museum, Tehran, 2014
  • Solo cartoon exhibition, Iran Cartoon House, Tehran, Iran, 2013
  • “Imam Reza” Painting, Azadi Tower, Tehran, Iran, 2013
  • Exhibition The eighth exhibition celebrating the image of the year in the Under-25s, 2011
  • "Exhibition of "Resistance" Cartoon Festival, Saba Museum, Tehran, 2010
  • Design Exhibition with Ms. Marzieh Ashian, Zar Gallery, Amol, Iran, 2010
  • Group design exhibition of a group of young designers, Zar Gallery, Amol, Iran, 2007

 

Press Coverage: 

  • Phone interview with “Deutsche Welle,” Germany, by Ramesh Kiani, Dec 2020
  • One of my cartoons was criticized and praised on "BBC Farsi" by Massoud Behnoud, Nov 2017
  • Interview with “HAMSHAHRI Newspaper,” Dec 2018

 

Social work

  • "Village Book" charity to put books in the hands and homes of Iranian underprivileged children
  • Teaching “Drawing” to underprivileged children

 

Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Word, InDesign, Toon boom animation studio

Digital painting, Mix Media, Making short animation, Painting

Child author, Pattern Design, Sublimation Printing, Cartoon, Illustration, Drawing

 

Hobbies

Drawing, Cycling, reading, traveling, watching the film, and animation.

 

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