Artist, Specializing in Portrait Painting,
Cleaning and Restoration
Reside in Toronto, Canada
Born in 1958, as a young child, Dadashi was surrounded by art. Coming from a background of
second generation artists, he watched his father and older brother's paint from a young age. In
1988 he started a solitary career in Toronto Ontario, where he resides now with his wife and two
children. Originally a landscape artists, Dadashi has experimental with many different styles and
medium. His depth of color dominates all his work, through a wide range of tones produced from
his palette; the painter is unrivalled for harmonizing colors to reproduce a sun-kissed landscape.
His most recent pieces are a return back to his dominantly colorful landscapes, where he uses
oil paint with palette knife to depict Canadian scenery. Dadashi's work is permanently exhibited
in his galleries on Yonge street in Toronto Ontario.
He is a graduate of Tehran University, B.F.A.
(1980-1984), M.F.A. (1984-1986), P.H.D. (1986-1988).
Following his arrival in Canada, he opened the Dadashi Art Gallery on Yonge Street.
As an artist, he works with oil on canvas or wood, also acrylic, water colour. In sculpture he works with soapstone and marble. His subjects have been native people and their way of life and some
of these works include: Spring Time (1990); The Family (1991) ; Eskimo Life (1991); A series on wildlife and farm animals which include: Waiting by the Fire (1991); The tease (1991) and Fishing (1987).
He has participated in many exhibitions in Europe and Iran (1987-1988). Has taken part in shows
at (U.of T.) University of Toronto(1988); Del Bello Gal., Tor. (1989); Spectrum Gal., Tor. (1989-1991); At the Jim A. Hennok Gal., Tor.(1991); The Art Imperial Native Museum, Tor. (1991-1994); Consilium, Scarborough (1992); Tor. Outdoor Art Exhibition (1994) (1998).
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