Maryam Amirvaghefi was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1989. Amiravghefi’s works are the mixed media medium of painting, video art, and sculpture pieces. She graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Art with an MFA. She completed her BFA at the Sooreh Art University, Tehran, Iran, in 2013. She is currently working at the University of Arkansas School of Art as an Assistant Director of Exhibitions and Instructor. She has had group shows in Tehran, South Korea, United Kingdom, and the USA. Her works have been published in Al-Tiba Magazine, New Media Art 2018, CICA Museum, WOTISART Art Magazine, Studio Visit magazine, and Average Art Magazine.
In addition to her studio practice, Amirveghefi has curated two shows from Iranian and American young artists in Tehran. Iran and Fayetteville. USA and co-curated exhibitions that feature artists such as Laleh khorramian, Barb Smith, Tauba Auerbach, Corin Hewitt, Trudy Benson, Tara Donovan, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Nikole Cherubini, Jenny Holzer, and many others.