Director of Visual Arts for Neekon 2015

Arash Shirinbab is an award winning artist and calligrapher. He is a recent graduate of MBA in Design Strategy from California College of the Arts and has managed to be a successful blend of practicing artist, calligrapher, art manager, and entrepreneur for the past ten years. participated in over 60 exhibitions in the U.S., Spain, Poland, Canada, Russia, France, Italy, and Iran. He has led over 4 dozen art programs and has conducted over 2 dozen calligraphy workshops and demonstrations including workshop at University of Toronto and masterclass at the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy in Moscow. He is serving as the Executive Director of Ziya Art Center in Berkeley.