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Shahla Hosseini was born in 1954 in Tehran. Her parents noticing her interest in art and her curious character were both very supportive of her art and did everything possible to develop her artistic talent.  Shahla Hosseini began her academic education in art by registering at Behzad Institute of Art and then continued on at Tehran University of Art.

She held her first solo show, a collection of oil portraits and landscapes in 1977 before the revolution at Seyhoun Gallery. About 10 years after her first solo show, she showed a collection of works she had done during the 10-year war between Iran and Iraq in Sheikh Gallery. The following year, she showed her watercolors at the inaugural exhibition of Aria Gallery. Since then she’s been continuously working in different mediums and has held numerous shows inside and outside Iran.

In addition to being in the permenant collection of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, her work is kept in several national and international collections.