Amir Mobed is a Sculptor and Installation Artist. He was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1974 and studied Fine Arts at Tehran's Azad University of Art and Architecture from 1995-2001. He is the recipient of the 1st Prize at the Festival of Iranian Young Visual Artists in three successive years, 1993, 1994, and 1995 and was also awarded 3rd prize at Tehran's 3rd Biennial of Sculpture 2001. Other accolades include receipt of a residency at the Cité International des Arts, Paris, awarded by the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tehran, 2003.
Mobed's work has been shown as part of the New Art Biennial, Doha, Qatar, 2004; the 2nd and 3rd New Media Exhibitions, Tehran, 2003, 2004; and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tehran Biennial of Sculpture, Tehran, 1997, 1999, 2001. Other shows include, 'Spiritual Look', 2003, and 'Iranian Garden', 2004 at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art; and 'Iranian Sculpture in Mexico', Mexico City, Mexico, 2006.
Amir Mobed lives and works in Tehran.