Mehrdad Samimi began his art training as a young boy under his father, the celebrated oil painter and royal portraitist Reza Samimi. While attending the University of Arizona in pursuit of his architectural degree, Mehrdad was singled out as an outstandingly talented student and featured in a documentary film about the university. Although a successful architect since 1968, Samimi has continued to paint, becoming widely recognized for his remarkable work in the classical pre-impressionist style with exhibitions in London, Vancouver, Carmel, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Still lifes, landscapes, scenes of childhood, and commissioned portraits are captured on canvas with striking beauty and realism. Samimi paintings are an inspiration to all lovers of fine art in the tradition of the old masters. Not just a still life painter, commissioned portraits by Samimi enhance many private collections throughout the United States, Canada and England as well. Cosmopolitan Fine Arts is proud to present the art of Mehrdad Samimi.