Maryam Mohamadi Haji (b. 1981), who is a visual artist, started painting when she was nine years old. In 1998 she graduated from high school in Teheran, Iran, specialized in graphic art. She graduated as a bachelor of arts in 2004, from the department of painting at the Azad University in Teheran. In the spring of 2008 Maryam completed her studies of graphic art at the Lahden university of applied sciences in Finland.
Maryam has worked for Helsingin Sanomat, Etelä-Suomen Sanomat and several advertising agencies in Finland and abroad. Her works have been presented at many individual and collective exhibitions in both Finland and Iran. She is a member of Lahden artists’ association and The Association of Finnish Printmakers.
During her professional career, Maryam has gathered experience in the fields of graphics, image processing, poster design, photography and teaching.