Wine For A Cause
Designs By Ferdod is proud to announce our partnership with Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy (WAAA) by hosting a Gallery/Wine Tasting Event! Tickets are $25: All registration proceeds will go directly to support Civil Legal Aid and Family Navigation at WAAA.
Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy (WAAA) serves as a personal advocate and legislative champion for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Developmental Disabilities (DD). Families call WAAA when they are struggling to provide the services their loved ones need. As a nonprofit, WAAA bridges the gap between health and education policies to bring potent interventions to families in Washington state, regardless of socioeconomic status.
Designs By Ferdod will be exhibiting a new series of Art work by Ferdod for this event as well as donating 15% of any artwork sold.
Info about Artist & Gallery:
Ferdod Haghighi is a self taught artist / rug & textile designer. He was born in Tehran, Iran in the 70s. His mother was an Literature teacher and his father was a professor at the university of Tehran. Both his parents where artists as well as collectors of art and antique rugs. This was a time he remembers as the beautiful years in Iran.
His family left Iran shortly before the Iranian revolution in 1978. Returning with his mother in 1981 for a year to claim the families abandoned property. During which time was the start of the Iran and Iraq war. The impact of all of these events plays a major role in his current artwork. His inspiration comes from life and all its beautiful experiences as well as its life teaching tragedies.
Ferdod was raised in Vancouver, BC. Canada and now lives and works with his wife Karli Neale in Seattles historical neighborhood of Pioneer Square. Karli was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. She is an established interior designer. The couple started Designs By Ferdod in 2005. A bespoke luxury hand-knotted rug line. Ferdod & Karli are the primary rug designers for their rug line as well as the producers. They purchased and renovated a commercial ground floor of an 1890s building in 2006 which they operate as a gallery/design studio.
Ferdod is currently working on: Activism paintings in support of womens rights in Iran.
For more information please visit: designsbyferdod.com
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