Ali Sepahi received his Ph.D. in Plant Breeding from McGill University. He also
studied Landscape Architecture at California State Polytechnic University. He is
an Emeritus Professor of the University of Isfahan, and a member of the Iranian
Academy of Science. His achievements include a number of scientific papers and the
landscape design of industrial, recreational and residential sites; and university
He began painting at the age of eight with Iranian Masters and this has been his
hobby ever since. Although his career was mostly in Scientific Research, he always
took every opportunity to enhance his artistic ability. Thus at Oregon State University,
he attended courses in History of Art, Life Drawing and Theory of Color.
His artwork was displayed at different galleries in Iran and in Vancouver. At the
present he is an Active Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) and is
the recipient of six FCA awards.