Maedeh Asgharpour is a visual artist, illustrator, and graphic designer. She was born in Guilan, Iran. She holds a Master of Art in Graphic Design from University of Tehran. She has illustrated children’s books and magazines and her works were published in Graphic Wood Book by Rasm publication. She has also taught Illustration at University of Guilan. She moved to Texas in 2018 and currently is an MFA student at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). Her works have been featured and won awards at Iranian and international festivals and exhibitions. She won the first and the second prizes in POP-UP Locker Exhibition, “Freedom of expression” in UTD and second place in a group exhibition, “The Road to The Heart” at Irving Art center in Texas. Her work was selected as one of the top 10 finalists in “IV International skylight prize illustration, SkyLight 2017”, in Colombia. Recently, she participated in a novel sculpture installation by the ATEC LightSquad from The University of Texas at Dallas installed at the Eisemann Center in Texas.