He has joined the campaign called “Mashahonar” to create works of art for the people locked down during the coronavirus pandemic.
As pat of the campaign, a group of artists from various disciplines announced they would produce works of art for people who endure the tough conditions of home quarantine amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Javad Bakhtiari is a prominent Iranian calligrapher who has studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts at University of Tehran, and also holds a PhD in art history from the United States.
Despite studying painting, he was fascinated by Nastaliq calligraphy and received a master’s degree in Nastaliq calligraphy. His paintings and drawings have been very popular in the past decades.