Aitak Sorahitalab

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Executive Director, Airsa Art and Thought Association/ON

Aitak Sorahitalab is a visual artist, art educator, and art administrator. She holds an MDes from the University of Art of Tehran, and had held several exhibitions of her artwork, and was commissioned to create public art, Ceramic Murals installations, all around Iran. She worked as a Manager of Art and Creation Department, at KANOON (Institute for Intellectual Development for Children and Young Adults); lecturer at University of Applied Science Technology; and as an art director at an NGO, worked with UNICEF, UNODC and Royal Museum of The Netherland. Since immigrating to Canada in Oct 2013, she has had seven group exhibitions and one solo, and continued teaching and creating art at and worked with diverse art organizations. Based on past experience in Iran and passionate about social development, she has co-founded a non-profit organization, Airsa, to help and support newcomer artists in Toronto. She is leading this organization as Executive Director and is creating art initiatives and programs for newcomer artists since 2015 while practicing her art as an individual visual artist.

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