Accomplishment of an Iranian artist - Erika Kymia Nawabi

Please join Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina to congratulate our very own, the talented Erika Kymia Nawabi who is the winner of the Next Great Artist, season 2 of "WORK OF ART: THE NEXT GREAT ARTIST" reality show on Bravo Channel.

Erika is daughter of Ms. Golnaz and Late Ardavan Nawabi and grew up in Durham before moving to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming an artist. You can read more about her

Fourteen of the art up-and-coming artists came together to compete for $100,000 and a solo exhibit at the world renowned Brooklyn Museum. Kymia is the winner of this competition.

You can watch her interview after the announcement

Congratulations to Kymia and her family.

 Please read her interview with Persian magazine, Persianesque