Kambiz Sharif, was born in 1978 in Tabriz, Iran. During his teenage years, Sharif developed an interest in art. He attended the Mirak Arts School in Tabriz, earning his Art Diploma.
After graduation Sharif began working in sculpture full-time, using form to express his thoughts and feelings. Sharif opened his own sculptural school in 2001 with classes in clay, wood, stone, and in bronze casting.
He has opened a studio in 2009 in Vancouver where he continues his sculptural practice. His abstract works utilize intricate conceptual ideas and draw their inspiration from the broader social world as well as everyday life and timeless concepts of beauty.
He has received many awards and recognitions, including the first place prize in the Third Tehran Sculpture Biennial in 2002, a diploma in Arts from the Ministry of Arts and Culture in 2003, and the Diploma of Courageous Ideas in Art from the Fourth Tehran Sculpture Biennial in 2004.
Sharif is a member of the Institute for the Promotion of Visual Arts in Iran, a member of the Society of Iranian Sculptors in Tehran, Iran, and a member of the International Sculptors Center.
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