Shiva Pakdel grew up in Abadan, Iran during the 60s. Abadan then, was one of the most liberal cities in Iran, offering a modern western lifestyle within a land filled with history and tradition. Never losing her enthusiasm and interest in art, over the past 25 years, Shiva has painted, created collages, produced beaded and silver jewelry, as well as cultivating a fine collection of antique Iranian stamps, artifacts and art. Shiva lives in Marin County California with her husband and two children >>> Bio
Pakdel's paintings, prints, and collages will be on display at the San Francisco City Hall, Room 282, Friday March 17th, 2006, 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the invitation of District Five Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi.