Inside a Box
55 x 45 cm
Farigh Ghaderi is a native Kurd born in Sofyan in the northwest of Iran in 1970. He grew up in Shinow, where he lived until the age of 18. He then moved to Turkey and after to Sweden. Farigh enrolled at the Ostersund School of Art in 1991, and studied there for 2 years. His admiration for the Old Masters led him to leave art school and search for somewhere to train traditionally. He began studying at The Florence Academy of Art in 1998 and completed the program in 2001. He became an assistant instructor in the drawing program in 2002. In Fall 2002 he was made responsible for the drawing course in the Academy's sculpture program. He also studied sculpture at the Academy from 2003-2004. His interest in Russian painting led him to study at the Repin Academy for one academic year, 2004-2005. Farigh is also a calligrapher and has had commissions in Sweden and Italy. His drawings and paintings are in private collections in Holland, Italy, Iran , Russia, Sweden, and the United States. He currently lives in Uppsala, Sweden.