Creative arts, ceramics, persecution of the Baha'is in Iran
Mehrzad Mumtahan is an Iranian-Australian artist. He was born in Shiraz Iran in 1968 and left at the age of 17 due to religious persecution. He arrived in Australia in 1987. Mehrzad sees art as a medium for education and social change. His work explores subjects such as human rights, justice and equality. Mehrzad has had a number of solo and group exhibitions of his works. For more about his works see https://www.facebook.com/Mehrzad-Mumtahan-Artist-761701010593776/ In 2016 Mehrzad, his wife and two children moved from Sydney to Lake Macquarie in the Hunter Region where he works as a hearing health professional in the field of Audiology.
BA Visual Arts University of South Australia, MA Art and Design Education University of NSW, Diploma in Audiometric Assessment and Hearing Device Prescription and Evaluation Sydney Institute of Technology, Hearing Rehabilitation Specialist Australian College of Audiology