Saturday, December 8, 2012

A SMALL TRIBUTE TO ARTIST SHAHIN ATIGHEH

CHERISHING OUR VALLEY            2012

The Art World and the San Fernando Valley lost an important sculptor and teacher recently. She began her career in the arts in Tehran, Iran during her university studies there.
Shahin Atigheh was a member of The Museum of the San Fernando Valley's Horses Across The Valley project and an Associate of the Museum.  (click on images to enlarge them._


 Shahin Ahgheh

Shahin Ahgheh earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tehran University in 1970. She did post graduate studies at Fulham College in London where she was introduced to sculpture. 

 Copper Screen by Shahin Ahgheh.

In 1975 Shahin continued her study of sculpture at the Institute de Florissant in Geneva, Switzerland.

 Pure Love by Shahin Ahgheh

On her arrival in the United States, Shahin began studies at California State University Northridge under Professor David Elder.

 Circle of Love by Shahin Atigheh

Photographs are by Bruce Fier of Van Nuys



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