Academic Qualifications

2009-2014

 

Ph.D.

Art Research

Department of Advanced Studies in Art

College of Fine Arts

University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Doctoral Thesis: “The Kalila va Dimna Manuscript in the Gulistān Palace Library in Tehran (MS. 2198) and its Place in 9th/15th Century Persian Painting”.

Honors: Dissertation passed with “Excellence”

2004-2007

 

Master of Arts

Art Research

Department of Advanced Studies in Art

College of Fine Arts

University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Master’s Thesis: “A Study of the Zafar-Nama of 935/1528-29 in the Gulistān Palace Library in Tehran (MS. 708)”

Honors: Thesis passed with “Excellence”

1988-1994

 

Bachelor of Arts

Painting

Department of Painting

College of Fine Arts

Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

Project: “Sacred Geometry in the Paintings of the early sixteenth Century in Iran”

 

 

 

 

Academic Grants

 

·         Iran Heritage Foundation Academic Grant, London, UK, April 2013.

 

 

Academic Employment- Teaching

From 2006

 

Lecturer

“History of Art”, and, “Visual Basic Elements” for Art Students

University of Applied Science and Technology, School of Media Studies

 

 

 

 

Publications

 

 

·         Norouzian, Giti: “The Calligraphy of the Gulistān Palace Library Kalila va Dimna (MS. 2198) and the Style of Mawlānā Zahīr al-Dīn Azhar al-Tabrīzī: Methods of Calligraphic Comparison”, in Journal of Fine arts (honar-ha-ye-tajassomi), University of Tehran, vol 18, no.4, winter 2014, pp. 55-66.

 

 

·         Norouzian, Giti: “A Copy of a Panegyric Biography of Timur, The Zafar-Nama of 935 H with Pictures Attributed to Bihzad”, in The Art of The Islamic World and the Artistic Relationship Between Poland and Islamic Countries, Polish Institute of World Art Studies & Manggha, Krakow, pp. 135-150, 2011.

 

 

·         Norouzian, Giti: “Bihzad and The Zafar-Nama of 935 H/ 1528-29 AD”, in Journal of Fine arts (honar-ha-ye-tajassomi), University of Tehran, vol 32, pp. 73-80, winter 2008.

 

 

·         Norouzian, Giti: “Book Illustration of Zafar-Nama in Shiraz School: A Study of Three Manuscripts of Zafar-Nama in the 9th-10th Century AH.”, in Golestân-e Honar, quarterly on the history of Iranian Art and Architecture, The Iranian Academy of Art, Tehran, no. 10, pp 73-86, winter 2008.

 

 

Presentation

 

 

·         “Geometrical aspects of the paintings of Zafar-nameh 935 H. according to Shiraz composition”. Presented at The Congress of Shiraz School, The Iranian Academy of Art, Tehran, 2008.

 

 

·         “Bihzad and The Zafar-Nama of 935 H/ 1528-29 AD”. Polish Institute of World Art Studies & Manggha, Krakow, October 2009.

 

 

 

Professional Memberships

From 2015

 

·         Historians of Islamic Art Association (HIAA)

From 2014

·         The Islamic Manuscript Association (TIMA)

From 2002

·         Institute For Promotion of Contemporary Visual Art, Iran

 

 

 

 

 

Painting Exhibition

2009

 

·         FAM Gallery in cooperation with United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian affairs (OCHA), Tehran, Iran (group)

2004

·         Iranian Cultural Week, Minsk, Belarus (group)

2003

·         Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran (solo)

2001

·         The Gallery 01, London, UK (group)

2001

·         Galeri d’art le palais Orientel, Montreux, Switzerland (two)

1999

·         Galeri d’art le palais Orientel, Montreux, Switzerland (group)

1998

·         Seyhoun Gallery, Tehran, Iran (solo)

1995

·         National Steel Company, Tehran, Iran (solo)

1994

·         Amir Kabir Gallery, Tehran, Iran (solo)

 

 

 

 

Photo Exhibition

 

2008

 

·         Niavaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran (solo)

 

 

 

 

Interests

 

 

·         The art of the book, with a special emphasis on the Persian Illustrated manuscripts.

·         Painting in Postmodern era, specifically abstract art.