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Fatemeh Burnes is an artist, educator, curator, and activist based in Los Angeles. She obtained formal and informal artistic training, received a BFA and MFA, and did additional graduate studies in art history and exhibition design. Since 1992 she has exhibited her own work nationally and internationally, curated over 100 exhibitions, and authored numerous publications.


Fatemeh’s painting and photography focus on nature and human nature by looking at modern events and tragedies, both ecological and social, and how those events manifest in contemporary life. Some of her most current work highlights environmental and identity issues, specifically in the context of her experiences as an immigrant and as a woman.

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