Mohammad Banissi (B. 1991, Tehran, Iran) left his primary education on the eighth grade and took up painting, sculpture, music, singing, and calligraphy at his family’s discretion. He has been painting professionally for 15 years and his works have been displayed in numerous exhibitions in Iran and internationally. Banissi lives and works in Tehran. (His body of works, according to the Outsider Art, is defined as Pure Outsider Art).