Maryam Tafreshi is born in Tehran, Iran on 1984. The experiences of living, studying and working in Iran, Dubai, Istanbul and the USA, brought her unique interpretation of human interactions which has formed the main theme of her artworks.

Maryam’s major medium is oil and acrylic on canvas. Her imaginary characters are from different eras and areas. On her canvas, characters meet each other in a no place, no time state and interact with each other with means other than language. She is not specific about particular time and place, as she believes the human experience transcends through history and runs into spirals.

Currently, Maryam works at her studio in Palo Alto, California.