Beauty of Ink Free Calligraphy Workshop with Arash Shirinbab

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Graduate Theological Union, 2400 Ridge Road Berkeley, CA 94709

Arash Shirinbab, an award-winning artist and calligrapher, is successful blend of artist, Arabic-Persian calligrapher, and designer, as well as an art administrator, art curator, and entrepreneur. He studied industrial and product design at University of Tehran from 2001 to 2006, earning a BA and MA in the field of design. He earned a MBA in Design Strategy from California College of the Arts in 2010. In 2008 he engaged in classical study of traditional Arabic-Persian calligraphy scripts under masters from the Iranian Calligraphists Association and learned two of the oldest Islamic calligraphy scripts. He has participated in over 70 exhibitions (over 10 solos) nationally and internationally in the U.S., Spain, Poland, Canada, Russia, France, Italy, and Iran.

Enrollment is limited to 6 participants per session. To register, contact

The Collaborative Learning Space is the large glass room on the main level of the library.