1928 in Kashan, Tehran - 20 April 1980
1934-43 Primary & high school in Kashan.
1945 Finishes the two- year term of men’s Preparatory College, Tehran.
1946 Is employed by Ministry of Culture & Education, Kashan.
1948 Meets Manouchehr Sheibani (avant-garde poet & Painter) in Kashan.
Resigns from Kashan’s Ministry of Culture & Education.
Begins his academic studies at Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University.
Is employed by Ministry of Petroleum, Tehran.
1949 Resigns from Ministry of Petroleum after 8 Month.
1951 Publishes his first book of poems titled “Marg-e-Rang” (The Death of Color).
1953 Completes the Painting course in Faculty of Fine Arts, obtains a BA degree, With honors, is awarded medal for
Cooperates with the arts magazine, “Panjeh-e-Khorous” (Rooster’sClaw).
Starts work as a designer in the “Health Cooperation Organization”, Tehran.
1954 Start to work for the General Office of Fine Arts & teaches at Fine Art Schools.
1957 Travels to Europe.
Enters Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Paris to study Lithography.
Returns to Iran.
Starts work in the Ministry of Agriculture.
1954-58 Participates in a number of painting exhibitions in Tehran.
1958 1st Painting Biennial of Tehran.
1960 2nd Painting Biennial of Tehran & is awarded First Prize of Fine Arts.
Travels to Japan to learn techniques of woodcut.
1961 Visits India on his way back to Iran.
Holds a solo exhibition at “Talar-e-Reza Abbasi”, Tehran.
Start teaching in School of Decorative Arts, Tehran.
Resigns from state employment altogether.
1962 holds two solo exhibitions at “Talar-e-Farhang”, Tehran.
1963 Participates in a group exhibition at “Gilgamesh Gallery”, Tehran.
Holds a solo exhibition at Golestan Film Studio, Tehran.
Participates in Sao Paolo Biennial, Brazil.
Participates in “Iran’s Contemporary Art” group exhibition, Le Haver Museum, France.
Participates in a group exhibition at “Niala Gallery”, Tehran.
Holds a solo exhibition at “Saba Gallery”, Tehran.
1964 Stage designs for “Iran”, a play written & directed by Khojaste Kia.
Embarks on a research tour to India, Pakistan & Afghanistan.
1965 Participates in a group exhibition at “Borghese Gallery”, Tehran.
Holds a solo exhibition at “Borghese Gallery”, Tehran.
Travels to Munich & London.
Participates in the 5th International Contemporary Art Exhibition, New Dehli, India.
1966 Travels to France, Spain, Holland, Italy and Austria.
1967 Holds a solo exhibition at “Seyhoun Gallery”, Tehran.