Iranian born Fariba Abedin emphasizes an exploration of color using geometric abstraction as a foundation. Her carefully selected tints, shades and tones create the illusion of volume, space, vibration, and transparency. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Massachusetts College of Art, and for the last thirty years has lived in Houston. She was a finalist in the Hunting Art Prize Competition. Inspired by the ideas of the poet Mawlana Rumi, she has exhibited her art accompanied by Persian music and the poetry of Rumi , who advocates unlimited tolerance, positive reasoning, goodness, charity and awareness through love.