Born in Tehran in1981, Maryam received her Master’s degree in Art Direction and Graphic Design in 2011 from ESAG Penninghen (Julien Academie) in Paris. In her artwork, Maryam focuses on her ongoing interest in the duality of female identity. She tries to overcome the barrier of her culture and communicates in a global language to a wider audience through a fusion of digital codes. As a graphic designer she uses a concept-oriented approach and illustrates her ideas in non-linear narratives. Maryam has shown her work in many solo and group exhibitions including at the Aun Gallery, Rogue Space Chelsea Gallery and Elga Wimmer Gallery.
Aside from her bring an artist, Maryam is passionate about teaching children and has many years of experience working as an educator with different age groups. In recent years she has collaborated with the Rockefeller University’s “ Child and Family Center”, École Française, Iran Game Development Institute, and Kherad high school in Tehran. Maryam has been collaborating with Pardis for Children since 2014. She currently resides in Brooklyn where she works as an artist, educator and graphic designer. www.maryam-khosrovani.com