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Cyrus Afsary

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Cyrus Afsary (Born 1940 or 1941) is active/lives in Arizona.  Cyrus Afsary is known for Landscape, still life, and portrait painting.

Biography photo for Cyrus Afsary Known for lush still lifes, landscapes, and portraits in oil, he also works in watercolors and pastels. He began to get attention as an artist in the early 1980s as an artist who obviously loved the Southwest. In 1988, he won the Robert Lougheed Memorial at the National Academy of Western Art Exhibition, and he has also received recognition from the Pastel Society of America and the Northwest Rendezvous, both of which he is a member.

He was born and raised in the Middle East and enrolled in art classes at age fifteen and was trained in the style of the Russian masters and traditions of Ilya Repin and Valentin Serov. Soon after, he had portrait commissions. His parents died when he was young and did not live to see his success.

When he was in his early thirties, he became a United States citizen and moved first to Nevada where other family members had settled. In 1970, he did a large mural for the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. He worked as an interior designer, but wanted   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 8446 characters.]  Artist bio

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Keywords and Quick Facts for Cyrus Afsary

  • Easel Painting
  • Murals: Design, Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Stained Glass
  • Plein Air Painting
MediaArt StyleSubject
  • Animals, Mammals
  • Architecture Trained: Design and Drawing
  • Coastal View, Shoreline, Seaside
  • Figure, Figurative, Human Figure, People
  • Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
  • Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
  • Indians, Native Americans
  • Landscape, Nature Scene
  • Marine, Maritime, Riverfront, Boats, Canoes
  • Mountain Views, Mountainscapes
  • National Parks and/or State Parks
  • Nude Figure, Nudity
  • Portraits, Portraiture
  • San Juan Capistrano Mission
  • Spanish Missions
  • Still Life Objects
  • Western Art: Cowboys, Indians, Horses, Ranch Scenes
  • Wildlife, Wild Animal
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
  • Russia
  • Yellowstone National Park
Art Association
  • Artists of America
  • National Academy of Western Artists
  • Northwest Rendezvous Group-
  • Oil Painters of America
  • Oil Painters of America-Signature Member
  • Robert Lougheed Memorial, Prix de West
  • Late 20th Century After 1950
Added Description
  • Landscape Specialty
  • Mural Specialty
Exhibition of Art Association
  • Artists of America Denver Rotary Club
  • National Academy of Western Art-
  • Northwest Rendezvous Group
  • Oil Painters of America-
Exhibition of Museum
  • Charles Russell Art Show and/or Museum
  • Masters of the American West, Autry Center
Exhibition of Special Group
  • Buffalo Bill Art Show
Exhibition of Special Venue
  • Prix de West Invitational

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