In 1979 Samira Karbalaii was born in Tehran. She studied Biology at the university and graduated with Master degree in Plant Physiology.

In parallel she started her painting career in 2005 and participated in the lectures offered by first class Iranian painters. Some of her mentors are: Yaghoub Ammame-Pich, Behrouz Moslemian and Ali Nasir. She also took part in the lectures of Art Theories and History of Art by Prof. Rouin Pakbaz.

She has held several solo or group exhibitions in Tehran.

2016 at O’ Gallery, Tehran (Solo Exhibition)

2014 at Aria Gallery, Tehran (Solo Exhibition)

2013 at Haft Negah Group Exhibition, Tehran

2013 at Aria Gallery Small Works, Group Exhibition, Tehran

she also illustrates for children books. Her first collection published on “Gli ospiti non invitati e alter storie”, by VitaActiva in Trieste, Italy.

Her second collection is to be published soon.