Kaveh Irani is an Iranian-American visual artist. He received his BFA from Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada, and his MFA in painting from California College of the Arts in San Francisco. He served as the chief of the banknote/security design department before moving to North America.
His works mainly deal with the concept of identity, diaspora, and topophilia. He developed his visual vocabulary and inimitable style by juxtaposing various elements to reflect his interest in culture and travel. His skillful use of brushes on unique surfaces combined with sculpture and sound installation expands his distinctive artistic language. He won the prestigious headlands center for the arts graduate fellowship award and exhibited his works in multiple national and international galleries. His art is found in many private collections.