Farnaz Dadfar is an Iranian-born Australian artist, based in Melbourne. She has exhibited widely in art galleries of Iran and Australia since 2004. She was selected as one of the top 30 Iranian Contemporary Artist for ‘New Generation’ 2006 in Homa Gallery Tehran; She has also been selected as one of the 30 finalists for ‘the churchie’ 2017 National Emerging Art Prize Australia. In 2017, Dadfar has been a recipient of Galloway Lawson prize from The University of Melbourne and awarded by ACCA -Australian Centre for Contemporary Art- for Proud17 in Margaret Lawrence Gallery. Dadfar graduated a Bachelor of Painting at The University of Science and Culture Tehran, and completed Graduate Certificate in Visual Arts and Master of Contemporary Art at The Victorian College of the Arts The University of Melbourne. She is currently returned as a research candidate in the Master of Fine Art (visual art) in VCA program.