Mehdi Hashemi Nejad was born in Kerman in 1942 . he moved to Tehran when he was 15 years old . after receiving his diploma in mathematics from Amir Kabir high school , entered into the university of Tehran college of fine arts 1960 . after he received his baccalaureate degree , he started to work at old ministry of culture and art . his first exhibition was on Mother’s Day ( exhibition ) . from this point he participated in several art shows and to advance his carrier he continued his activities in France and Italy . after that , he started to work as an instructor and teacher for Esfahan’s college of fine arts and Pardiss College and Azad university of Khorasgan teaching painting and design . he retired in 2003 but he is still working from his personal photo lab . it has to be mention that his style of work is mostly realist .