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Rahele Jomepour is an illustrator originally from Persia (Iran). She has illustrated Two published children books when she was 18 years old for "Behnashr Publisher" and worked there for 6 months as an intern.

She currently lives in Ames, Iowa where she is completing her MFA in Integrated Visual Arts at Iowa Stat… Read More
Rahele Jomepour is an illustrator originally from Persia (Iran). She has illustrated Two published children books when she was 18 years old for "Behnashr Publisher" and worked there for 6 months as an intern.

She currently lives in Ames, Iowa where she is completing her MFA in Integrated Visual Arts at Iowa State University and works as a freelance illustrator in her little art studio.

She always loves to make art; in her spare time,in her happiness and best time, even when she is not happy still making art makes her feeling better. She has a Tumblr blog whit a plan of making an illustration every single day in her life to feel better about herself as an artist in this big talent pool. Interesting part is that she has a big collection of stickers and recently she saved money to buy Legos for building her small and colorful houses.

Rahele also loves to create individual mini sculptures with Doll Clay by influencing of her illustrations.

She said: "A funny thing about me is the meaning of my last name , it means Friday and I chose my Studio and Artistic name as Miss Friday. Welcome to My home. :)"

She was featured as one of the illustrators seleced for the 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide (Lurzer’s Special Archive) in 2010.She is a Merit Award recipient for 3X3 Contemporary Illustration Competition held in New York in 2012. Her works have also been selected for several international awards including Figures Futur - Concours international d'illustration - 11e édition,France,2008,The 4th edition of South Korea's CJ Picture Book Festival, Korea,2012, and Theater Illustration and Poster Design, Venice, Italy, 2011. Her illustrations have appeared in books and magazines in Iran and Portugal. Read Less
AWARDS and HONORS
[]FOCUS Grant, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States.December 2013
[]Best Show award at 7th Annual New Bohemia Arts Festival,Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States, September 2013
[] Selected artists in "The Story of the Creative" Exhibition, New York City,USA,2013
[] 3x3 Student Show, No 9
[] 4th CJ Picture… Read More
[]FOCUS Grant, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States.December 2013
[]Best Show award at 7th Annual New Bohemia Arts Festival,Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States, September 2013
[] Selected artists in "The Story of the Creative" Exhibition, New York City,USA,2013
[] 3x3 Student Show, No 9
[] 4th CJ Picture Book Award, Korea, 2012
[] Luerzer's Archive 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide, New York, USA,2010
[] Belgrade Golden Pen Exhibition, Belgrad, 2010
[] Figures Future Illustration Competition, Paris, France, 2008
[] 1001 Nights Illustration Show, Illustrarte, Lisboa, Portugal, 2008
[] Second Prize in " Second world Award of Monotheistic Religions International Illustration Competition, Iran, Tehran Read Less
Blog
http://rahelejomepourillustartion.blogspot.com/
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Work Experience
  • Graduate Assistant, Teaching Assistant
    Iowa State University // USA
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