Nahid Hagigat is a visual artist who combines her paintings with her own life stories. After graduating in Fine Arts from Tehran University, Hagigat continued
her studies in the United States. She received her Ph.D. from New York University in Art and Art Education, specializing in painting and printmaking. She exhibited in Tehran often and was instrumental in introducing printmaking to the Tehran art galleries. She recently received her second Ph.D. from Huntington Pacific University in Art & Behavioral Therapy.
Hagigat has had multiple solo and group exhibitions
in the United States. In addition, her work is in numerous private and public collections including the British Musem, Tehran Museum of Modern Art, JP Morgan-Chase New York, New York University, and World Bank in Washington, D.C. among others. Her work recently appeared in the landmark exhibition Iran Modern at Asia Society, New York, which focused on Iranian art created during the three decades leading up to the revolution of 1979. Hagigat lives and works