Nahid Hagigat

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Nahid Hagigat
Native name
ناهید حقیقت
Born1943 (age 75–76)
Alma materNew York University (NYU)
Known forPrintmaking and Painting
Spouse(s)Nicky Nodjoumi
WebsiteNahid Hagigat's official website

Nahid Hagigat or Nahid Haghighat (Persian: ناهید حقیقت) is an Iranian-American illustrator and artist, located in New York City. She is well known for her paintings and prints with layered imagery.[1]


Born in 1943 in Iran. In the early 1970s she studied Fine Arts at New York University (NYU) and met her husband, artist Nicky Nodjoumi while in school.[2][3] She has a Ph.D in Art Education from New York University (NYU) and a Ph.D from Huntington Pacific University in Behavioral Therapy.[4] Her work is part of the permanent collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.[5]



  • Muna, CD/Album cover, music by Markéta Irglová, 2014[6]
  • Anar, CD/Album cover, music by Markéta Irglová, 2011[7]
  • Half for You, written by M. Azad, 2010[8]
  • The Valiant Little Potter, retold by Erick Berry, 1973[9]
  • The Story of the Little Robin, written by M. Azad, 1968[10]


  • 2013 – 2014: Iran Modern, Asian Society, New York[4]
  • 2013: Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) Gala, San Francisco, California[11]
  • 2011: Encyclopædia Iranica Exhibition of Iranian Art, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, New York[12]
  • 2010: One Generation – Seven Artists, Zora Space Gallery, Brooklyn, New York[13]
  • 1987: An Iranian Couple, Sherkat Gallery, New York, New York[14]


  1. ^ de Monchaux, Thomas. "The Passions of the Fragment, Sponsored by Center for Iranian Modern Arts". Center for Iranian Modern Arts (CIMA). Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  2. ^ Bui, Phong (5 November 2010). "Nicky Nodjoumi with Phong Bui". The Brooklyn Rail. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  3. ^ Begalri, Nazzy. "Nicky Nodjoumi: A Life in Three Dimensions" (PDF). Harpers Bazaar Arabia Magazine. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Nahid Hagigat". Marketa Irglova. Retrieved 2016-03-24.
  5. ^ "The Key". The Met. Archived from the original on 2016-07-06. Retrieved 2016-03-24.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. ^ "Muna". Barnes and Nobles. Retrieved 2016-03-24.
  7. ^ "A Pomegranate & Billy Jack: Conversations with Once's Marketa Irglova and honeyhoney"., Inc. 2011-12-23. Retrieved 2016-03-24.
  8. ^ "Half For You". Kanoon International Affairs. Retrieved 2016-03-24.
  9. ^ "The Valiant Little Potter". Amazon. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  10. ^ "The Story of the Little Robin". Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  11. ^ "PAAIA Celebrates the "Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning" Exhibition in San Francisco". Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA). 16 August 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  12. ^ "Encyclopædia Iranica Exhibition of Iranian Art". Art Aware. 22 June 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  13. ^ "Zora Space Evolving Splendidly in Park Slope". Only The Blog Knows Brooklyn. Retrieved 2016-03-24.
  14. ^ National Art Museum and Gallery Guide, Volume 6, Issues 5-8. Art Now. 1987. Retrieved 2016-03-24.

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