After finishing school, he continued to study graphic design at university and in 2001 obtained his MA in illustration.
He has illustrated many books for children and young adults, including:
The Marriage, My Grief is Blue, Shabaviz Publications 2000, Tehran, Iran, (winner of the Honorable Diploma at the 2001 BAIJ Biennale of Asian Illustrators in Japan)
The Holed Sock, Shabaviz Publications 2002 Tehran, Iran (winner of the Golden Pen at the 2003 Belgrade Exhibition of Illustration)
A Dark Night, Madreseh Publications 2002 ( selected work at the 2004 Bologna Children’s Illustration Exhibition
“The Black Pen and Red Pen” and “The Holed Sock”, Shabaviz Publication, 2003 winning books at BIB Grand Prix at the Biennale of Illustrations of Bratislava 2005
“Two lonely Turtles” , Kanoon Publications, Tehran, Iran 2006, 1st prize winner of Poopak Magazine
“The World’s Fables” 4 titles from the series of World Fables, Bazar Publications, Norway, 2006
Illustrating a collection of 5 titles on the Iranian legends, OFOQ publications, Tehran, Iran 2007
Although his main technique is acrylic, he adds different techniques to remain faithful to the atmosphere and message of the text.
Some of his books have been translated into different languages and published in other countries.
Honorable Diploma at the 2001 BAIJ Biennale of Asian Illustrators in Japan
Selected Artist at the 2004 Bologna Children’s Illustration Exhibition
1st winner of the Golden Pen at the 2003 Belgrade Exhibition of Illustration
Grand Prix winner at the BIB Grand Prix at the Biennale of Illustrations of Bratislava, 2005 (BIB 2005)
1st prize winner of Poopak Magazine , Tehran, Iran