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Hadi Salehi

Artist Biography

Hadi Salehi is a master of the art of analog photography. Salehi’s images capture diverse portraits that are powerful and soft, leaving a haunting quality that lingers in the psyche. Salehi seeks to create a collective awareness as a cultural messenger through his images, revealing quiet truths through his process-intensive works. With a career that spans more than 40 years, Salehi has closely documented cultural innovators such as Keith Haring, as well as developed an expansive body of analog, digital, film, and mixed media works. Hadi Salehi is a graduate of Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, and currently resides in Los Angeles.

Full body portrait of Hadi Salehi in front of two original printed photographs

Select Artworks

Hadi Salehi

Shiva Loka (2019)
Edition of 3 +2 AP
Hadi Salehi
Layered Analog Negative Silver Print
40 x 38 in


The Meadow (2008)
Hadi Salehi
Layered inkjet print hand-calligraphed by the artist
56 x 42 in


In Between Days (2008)
Hadi Salehi
Layered Analog C-Print
40×30 in


Memory Written Not Forgotten (1998)
(1/3 + 1 AP)
Hadi Salehi
Type C Agfa, Analog Print
24 x 20 in


Eva in Mist (2010)
2/3 + 1 AP
Hadi Salehi
Type C, Analog Light Jet
38 x. 30 in


Ava Tan (2008)
2/3 + 1 AP

Hadi Salehi
Layered Analog Photography on Digital ink jet print
38 x 31.5 in


Hadi Salehi
Polaroid 55 on Archival Paper with Acrylic Paint
54 x 42 in


Dove (2004) 


Layered Analog C-Print

40 x 30 in


Select Exhibitions

Hadi Salehi

Resilience: Summer Group Exhibition 2023

July 27th - August 26th, 2023

Iranian Mint: A Contemporary Art + NFT Exhibition- In Collaboration with MetaMural

July 23rd - August 6th, 2022

Holiday Hang 2021

December 18th, 2021 – January 8th, 2022

Hadi Salehi: SOUL

artist solo exhibition

Once Upon a Time

2021 Group Exhibition

PHOTO LA – 2020

Dariush Nehdaran, Hadi Salehi, & Shadi Yousefian

LAYERS – 2019

a Solo Exhibition by Hadi Salehi


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