Majid Modir, visual artist and graphic designer was born 1961 in Iran. After living and working for 30 years in Sweden (1986-2016), he recently moved to Volterra, Italy.
He graduated in graphic design & illustration with a Master in Fine Art, history of photography and video art at University of Art, Craft & Design Konstfack, Stockholm. As creative director he runs his own design studio and teaches motion graphics at The College of Design (Beckmans), Stockholm. He is a member of the Swedish Artists Association, Swedish Center of Photography, The International Urban Sketchers and juried member of The European Broadcast Design Award (BDA & Promax). He has won multiple awards with prizes and has been showing his work in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Scandinavian countries over the last 30 years. In 2016 he exhibited his photographs ”Paradise Doublyexposed” in the Pinacoteca Art Museum of Volterra as his first show in Italy. The latest exhibition ”Windows 2 My Heart” was a watercolor show at Turazza (Volterra Comune Showroom) in July 2017.