Shirin Bolourchi was born on icy December in Tehran-Iran. She is a Kurdish-Iranian-American Visual Artist, Independent Curator, Writer, Poet and Blogger. Presently, she is living and working in an exile. In 2000, Shirin applied to Tehran Sooreh Art University and was admitted to The School of Dramatic Arts. She was graduated in 2004 with her BFA Degree in Puppet Theater Directing. Following her education, she immigrated to Canada and later to United States Of America to continue her Post-Graduate in Fine Arts. She received her MFA (Master in Fine Arts) from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.