A creative with a broad eye for extreme details, Borzu Ravan (10/9/1988, San Diego, CA) is a Creative Professional based in New York. The Visual Perfectionist escalates multiple aspects of Visual Arts including Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography, Film Making, and Fashion Design to express his imagination. Borzu describes his work as his way of communication, a dense reflection of nature, and a philosophical take on "reality", with a positive approach to aesthetics.
Followed by his AS degree in Architecture in 2009, Borzu receives his BA degree in Industrial Design in 2014, and a certificate degree in film making from the “Institute of Technology”, in 2015.
An important highlight from his industrial design works include the “Veroni House wear” which reached a production line by Kayson Civil Engineering Company in 2014.
“I was always afraid to make arts academic for myself, I thought they would take my passion away and grow it in a box” Explains Borzu on why never studding arts, and how he has chosen a different way of teaching in his own creative art classes.
Borzu's first solo painting exhibition was at the age of fourteen, followed by three more sold out galleries to date.
Important honorary highlights include first prize in Fajr’s International Visual Art Festival for his “Eye” painting, 2005.
Second prize in the “Art against Pollution” competition from the California municipality, 2006.
The "Gigi Hadid" Video Mural on Houston Bowery wall in Manhattan, New York, 2018.
Third Prize winner of the "Art Elevated" world wide competition, being displayed in Times Square, NY for two months, 2018.
His passion for photography started from an early age, and he has been expressing his vision through photographs for years. Included in diverse international shows and exhibitions, Borzu explains his photographs as "stories to tell, news to witness, issues to address, and moments to bottle."
A freelance photographer working in fashion, and industrial photography.
Photojournalism experience - “Safar” Magazine, 2013. “Film” Magazine, 2015.
Co founder and designer at BORZIN clothing line, launched in 2007, with partner Babak Ravan.
Digital art/ Graphic design
Having different collaborations with artists/companies on album arts, posters, T-shirt designs, and other Digital Art Medias, Borzu describes his digital/ graphic works as “Flexible Arts”.
Certificate degree in film making from the “Institute of Technology”, 2015.
Experienced in filming, directing, editing, and acting.
Mainly focused on fashion, and music videos, Borzu has also done two short films including “Dark Thoughts”, praised by The Microsoft company stating it is “creatively done” due to the usage of Windows Movie Maker in 2010.