Hessam Abrishami was born in 1951 in the city of Shiraz, Iran.
His love for art began when he was 15 years old through a high school art teacher who ...Read more...encouraged Hessam to pursue his talent.
At age 17, Hessam received his first award for painting.
At age 18, won top honors in painting during a national student competition in Iran.
At age 19, he achieved first place honors in the Iranian New Artists Competition.
Countless other national and international honors followed throughout the years.
Hessam went on to study in Italy (“the center of art in Europe”) where he received his Master’s Degree in Fine Arts at the Accademi De Belle Arti ‘Pietro Vanucci’. With combining his love for anatomy and realistic painting with styles such as Impressionism, Surrealism, Cubism, and Modernism, he was able to develop his own unique style of painting.
Hessam settled in Los Angeles, California where he continued to expand his creativity. His artwork currently exhibits in Europe, Asia, and North America. Hessam’s work can also be found in several Ivy League University textbooks nationwide.
The French press has called Hessam's artwork, "A statement in fluidity of human figures with tension between each figure, a kinship that provokes the viewer to seek reasons for such relationships." Another described Hessam's work as, "Taking the onlooker to a realm of suggestion and mystical beauty…where everything is alive with a sense of everlasting, fluid motion."
Greatly influenced by modern masters from Cezanne to Picasso, Hessam’s boldly colorful paintings are filled with love and laughter, music and dance.
Hessam Abrishami has provided the world with images that capture an essence of love and romance.