Fariba Samsami was born in Tehran and now lives in Montréal. She has a BFA from Concordia University and a BFA from the College of Decorative Arts in Tehran. Samsami has exhibited at the Conseil des arts textile du Québec (Montréal), Articule (Montréal), Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario (Sudbury, Ont.), Maison de la culture (Montréal), Atelier Silex (Trois-Rivières, Que.), Hamilton Artists Inc. (Hamilton, Ont.), Grave (Victoriaville, Que.), Le CEG (Sorel-Tracy, Que.), the Centre culturel franco-manitobain (Saint-Boniface, Man.) and Modern Fuel Gallery (Kingston, Ont.).