Date of Birth: 1970
Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran
He finished his primary education in the city of Lahijan, and in 1997, he received his Master of Arts degree in Visual Communication from The Art and Architecture branch of Azad University of Tehran. He started his professional career as an illustrator and graphic designer in 1994, and has contributed in creating more than 40 titles of children and young adult books, as well as designing and illustrating more than 300 books and magazine covers. He is also an instructor of specialized academic illustration-related courses.
He has gained a great number of national and international prizes, among them are;
-The honorary diploma of illustration; International Competition of Books for Young Adults (IBBY), 2004
– The honorary diploma of illustration; Asian Illustrators’ Competition, Japan (BAIJ), 2002