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New Art Soon On Display at Canal Square

SYRA Arts in Georgetown is presenting a solo exhibition of Iranian artist Dariush Vaziri’s works from April 28 to May 28 at Canal Square on 31st Street.

Vaziri was born in Tehran. He now lives in Georgetown.

At 16, he immigrated to the United States just prior to the Iranian revolution in 1978. Since 1985 he has been engaged in producing commissioned watercolor illustrations for architects and designers. Besides producing these technical illustrations, Dariush has produced a large body of artworks including portraits and contemporary paintings and installations.

His work has been shown in several solo and group shows. His art is held both in private and public collections.

SYRA Arts, co-founded byGeorgetowner Sylvia Van Vliet-Ragheb, promotes contemporary Middle Eastern art and artist. The Canal Square gallery represents some of the Middle East’s leading contemporary painters, sculptors, and jewelry designers. It gives a glimpse of the depth and diversity of contemporary art through showcasing work by artists of different generations in a range of artistic mediums.

Syra Arts tel: 703.944.3824 or