LIDA MOTAMED

Born: Iran, Tehran, June 28, 1980

Diploma in Graphics: Hefdah Shahrivar High School, District 6, 1998

Associate Degree in Graphics, University of Science and Culture, 2001

Director and Founder of the Wonderland Illustration Group, 2007-present

Permanent Member of the Iranian Illustrators Society, 2001-present

Lida Motamed has been and will be the founder of the Wonderland Illustration Group and the chairperson of the group’s board since 2006

The Wonderland Illustration Group began its activity in 2006

The Wonderland Illustration Group has no fixed members.

The statue of the Wonderland Illustration Group is the first statue donated in an independent group to thank the pioneers who have supported the group as well as the winners of the annual exhibitions.

The late Master Mohammad Rafi Ziaei and Mr. Sirous Agakhani, and Master Mohammad Ali Bani Assadi and Master Sadegh Sondoqi are among the pioneers who have been proudly awarded the statue of the Wonderland Illustration Group.

The Wonderland Illustration Group website has started its activity since 2015.

Work Experience

Starting a professional artistic career with magazines, newspapers and publishers from 1997 to the present.

Publications

Collaborating with Monadiye Tarbiat Publications (the selected publisher of the International Book Fair) as a book illustrator from 2004 to the present.

For books:

- Colorful elephants, Author: Mansoure Saberi. Illustrator: Lida Motamed, First Edition: 2013

- Star of the game, Composer: Shahin Rahnama. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2009

- Moon and Mina, Author: Mehri Mahuti. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Third Edition Year: 2009

- The heart of the pea planet. Author: Hamid Navai Lavasani. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Fourth Edition: 2009

- A girl who did not like to eat. Author: Vahid-H Khiabani. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Sixth Edition: 2009

- Dragon of schools. Author: Valery Hardin. Restoration of Illustrations by: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2001

Collaborating with Shiveh Publications as an illustrator and graphic artist in 2001 for the book:

- Death with crooked necks. Author: Foruzandeh Davarpanah. Cover illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2001

Collaborating with Soroush Publications as an illustrator in 2013 for the book:

- Poor snake. Author: Zahra Farshad. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition, 2013

Collaborating with Charkh-o-Falak Publications as an illustrator and graphic artist since 2013 for books:

- Nose Loans. Author: Seyyed Saeed Hashemi. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed, First Edition: 2011

- Watermelon on condition of love. Author: Farhad Hassanzadeh. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed. Third Edition: 2010

- Do not eat turkey. Authors: Claude Gutman and Fanny Jules. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2010

- One hundred stories a hundred proverbs. Author: Masoumeh Zabah. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2009

- Beetroot to onion, Thanks God. A crow forty crows. Now I mew, Not eaten pottage, but burned mouth (four-volume series), Author: Masoumeh Zabah. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2009

- Grandpa’s hat. Author: Masoumeh Zabah. Best Forest Chef. Author: Zahra Barqani. Nursing Mouse. Author: Fatemeh Mashhadi Rostam. Designer and Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Ordered by Nok Nok Company. First Edition: 2009

- Mr. Gum and jinn. Writer: Andy Stinton. Mr. Gum and Crystals of Power. Author: Andy Stinton. Translator: Razi Hirmandi. Graphic Designer and Cover Designer: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2009

- Design by me, color by you (four-volume series). Composed by Mehdi Gholinasab. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2010

- Weird stories. Author: Mohammad Rafi Ziaei. Cover Graphic Designer: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2011

- Such a man. Author: Mohammad Rafi Ziaei. Cover Graphic Designer: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2010

Collaborating with Amir Kabir Publishing as an illustrator since 2013 for the books:

- What is this wolf’s stomach? Author: Abbas Qadir Mohseni. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2013

- The story of the Prophets (Saleh (AS)). Author: Tahereh Ibod. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2015

- Flower Gown Author: Reyhaneh Jafari. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2016

Collaborating with the Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Adolescents Publications as an illustrator of Children Books since 2014 for the books:

- I have a saying that only you children believe. Author: Ahmad Reza Ahmadi. Cover illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2014

- Illustration workshop works based on Hasti Novel. Author: Farhad Hassanzadeh. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2017

Collaborating with Peydayesh Publications as an illustrator in 2017 for the book:

- Vahshi Bafeqi, Compiler: Daoud Lotfollah. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2017

Collaboration with Ghatreh Publications as an illustrator in 2012 for the book:

- Magic Lights Money. Composer: Fazel Turkman. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2012

Collaboration with Nemrud Publications as an illustrator in 2011 for the book:

- Bidpa in the classroom. Author: Dr. Morteza Majdfar. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

Collaboration with Madreseh Publications as an illustrator for the book:

- The shepherd did not lie anymore. Author: Ahmad Arabloo. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2012

Collaborating with Surah Mehr Publications as an illustrator in 2011 for the book:

- How good is mommy. Composer: Naser Keshavarz. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

Collaborating with Hezareh Qoqnus Publications as an illustrator in 2011 for the book:

- We are not scarecrows. Author: Fazel Turkman. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

Collaborating with Nabat Koodak monthly as an illustrator in 2011 for the book:

- Where snowmen go at the end of winter? Author: Hadith Lazr Gholami. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2012

- Working with Abgin Rayan Publications as a children illustrator to illustrate the anniversary of Iranian celebrations, 2011

School textbooks all over Iran:

- Farsi Book. Sixth grade primary school, Illustrator of types of people: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2012

- Empirical Science Book. First grade primary school, Illustrator of pages 25. 75, 77: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2012

- Math Book. First grade primary school, Illustrator of pages 78, 92, 104, 127, 134, 141: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2012

- Qur'an Book. First grade primary school, Illustrator of pages. 22, 24, 49, 68, 69, 73, and all the borders around the verses: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

- Rainbow (special for preparation course). Illustrator of pages 15, 30, 33, 43, 48: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

- Sign Design and Illustration of Children Book and Publication Supervision. 11th Grade School. Illustration of Image 19. Image 102: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2017

- Teaching Tutorial of Secondary School of Technical and Art School. Secondary School (11th). First Edition: 2018

Art Management

- Online book of “Child Poetry Collection” - Poet: Maryam Zandi - with the collaboration of a group of illustrators on the Wonderland Illustration Group website in 2016 -www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “Thirty Birds” - Based on ancient stories - Illustrator: Saeedeh Nosratifard on the Wonderland Illustration Group website in 2016 - www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “I am not a cat” - Author: Tahmineh Haddadi - Illustrator: Homa Tavakoli on the Wonderland Illustration Group website in 2016 -www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “A frog that could not croak” - Author: Nasim Norouzi - Illustrator: Yasmine Ahmadi Moghadam - Translator: Yalda Ahmadi Moghadam on the website of the Wonderland Illustration Group 2017 - www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “Little Mary and her fresh skin” - Author: Nasim Norouzi - Illustrator: Babak Esmaeili - Translator: Yalda Ahmadi Moghadam on the website of the Wonderland Illustration Group, 2017- www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book by Lucky and his friends - Writer: Nasim Norouzi - Illustrator: Simin Honarvar - Translator: Yalda Ahmadi Moghadam on the website of the Wonderland Illustration Group of 1396 - www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “A delicious gas story” - Author: Naser Nowroozi - Illustrator: Golnaz Valamotamed - Translator: Seyyed Hassam Forouzan on the website of the Wonderland Illustration Group, 2018 - www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “Lucky and kind cactus” - Author: Nasr Norouzi - Illustrator: Mehrnaz Seraj Al-Qum - Translator: Seyyed Hesam Forouzan on the Wonderland Illustration Group website, 2018 -www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

Reviews

- Reviewing the Children’s Paintings of the Sponsoring Center for Hemophilia Patients in Iran and holding an online exhibition of selected paintings on the Wonderland Illustration Group website. 2016

- Reviewing the First International Sick Children's Painting Festival. Iran, 2015

- Reviewing the Second International Sick Children's Painting Festival. Chukslavawki, 2016

- Reviewing the Third International Sick Children's Painting Festival. Ukraine, 2017

- Reviewing the works of Call for Iran’s Hall of Fame. Elahe Gallery. 2017

- Reviewing the works of the International Afdesta Illustration Festival titled Myths of Nations. 2013 at www.afdesta.com

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LIDA MOTAMED

Born: Iran, Tehran, June 28, 1980

Diploma in Graphics: Hefdah Shahrivar High School, District 6, 1998

Associate Degree in Graphics, University of Science and Culture (former Jihad University), 2001

Director and Founder of the Wonderland Illustration Group, 2007-present

Permanent Member of the Iranian Illustrators Society, 2001-present

Lida Motamed has been and will be the founder of the Wonderland Illustration Group and the chairperson of the group’s board since 2006

The Wonderland Illustration Group began its activity in 2006

The Wonderland Illustration Group has no fixed members.

The statue of the Wonderland Illustration Group is the first statue donated in an independent group to thank the pioneers who have supported the group as well as the winners of the annual exhibitions.

The late Master Mohammad Rafi Ziaei and Mr. Sirous Agakhani, and Master Mohammad Ali Bani Assadi and Master Sadegh Sondoqi are among the pioneers who have been proudly awarded the statue of the Wonderland Illustration Group.

The Wonderland Illustration Group website has started its activity since 2015.

Work Experience

Starting a professional artistic career with magazines, newspapers and publishers from 1997 to the present.

Publications

Collaborating with Monadiye Tarbiat Publications (the selected publisher of the International Book Fair) as a book illustrator from 2004 to the present.

For books:

- Colorful elephants, Author: Mansoure Saberi. Illustrator: Lida Motamed, First Edition: 2013

- Star of the game, Composer: Shahin Rahnama. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2009

- Moon and Mina, Author: Mehri Mahuti. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Third Edition Year: 2009

- The heart of the pea planet. Author: Hamid Navai Lavasani. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Fourth Edition: 2009

- A girl who did not like to eat. Author: Vahid-H Khiabani. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Sixth Edition: 2009

- Dragon of schools. Author: Valery Hardin. Restoration of Illustrations by: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2001

Collaborating with Shiveh Publications as an illustrator and graphic artist in 2001 for the book:

- Death with crooked necks. Author: Foruzandeh Davarpanah. Cover illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2001

Collaborating with Soroush Publications as an illustrator in 2013 for the book:

- Poor snake. Author: Zahra Farshad. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition, 2013

Collaborating with Charkh-o-Falak Publications as an illustrator and graphic artist since 2013 for books:

- Nose Loans. Author: Seyyed Saeed Hashemi. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed, First Edition: 2011

- Watermelon on condition of love. Author: Farhad Hassanzadeh. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed. Third Edition: 2010

- Do not eat turkey. Authors: Claude Gutman and Fanny Jules. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2010

- One hundred stories a hundred proverbs. Author: Masoumeh Zabah. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2009

- Beetroot to onion, Thanks God. A crow forty crows. Now I mew, Not eaten pottage, but burned mouth (four-volume series), Author: Masoumeh Zabah. Cover designer and illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2009

- Grandpa’s hat. Author: Masoumeh Zabah. Best Forest Chef. Author: Zahra Barqani. Nursing Mouse. Author: Fatemeh Mashhadi Rostam. Designer and Illustrator: Lida Motamed. Ordered by Nok Nok Company. First Edition: 2009

- Mr. Gum and jinn. Writer: Andy Stinton. Mr. Gum and Crystals of Power. Author: Andy Stinton. Translator: Razi Hirmandi. Graphic Designer and Cover Designer: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2009

- Design by me, color by you (four-volume series). Composed by Mehdi Gholinasab. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2010

- Weird stories. Author: Mohammad Rafi Ziaei. Cover Graphic Designer: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2011

- Such a man. Author: Mohammad Rafi Ziaei. Cover Graphic Designer: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2010

Collaborating with Amir Kabir Publishing as an illustrator since 2013 for the books:

- What is this wolf’s stomach? Author: Abbas Qadir Mohseni. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2013

- The story of the Prophets (Saleh (AS)). Author: Tahereh Ibod. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2015

- Flower Gown Author: Reyhaneh Jafari. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2016

Collaborating with the Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Adolescents Publications as an illustrator of Children Books since 2014 for the books:

- I have a saying that only you children believe. Author: Ahmad Reza Ahmadi. Cover illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2014

- Illustration workshop works based on Hasti Novel. Author: Farhad Hassanzadeh. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2017

Collaborating with Peydayesh Publications as an illustrator in 2017 for the book:

- Vahshi Bafeqi, Compiler: Daoud Lotfollah. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2017

Collaboration with Ghatreh Publications as an illustrator in 2012 for the book:

- Magic Lights Money. Composer: Fazel Turkman. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2012

Collaboration with Nemrud Publications as an illustrator in 2011 for the book:

- Bidpa in the classroom. Author: Dr. Morteza Majdfar. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

Collaboration with Madreseh Publications as an illustrator for the book:

- The shepherd did not lie anymore. Author: Ahmad Arabloo. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2012

Collaborating with Surah Mehr Publications as an illustrator in 2011 for the book:

- How good is mommy. Composer: Naser Keshavarz. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

Collaborating with Hezareh Qoqnus Publications as an illustrator in 2011 for the book:

- We are not scarecrows. Author: Fazel Turkman. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

Collaborating with Nabat Koodak monthly as an illustrator in 2011 for the book:

- Where snowmen go at the end of winter? Author: Hadith Lazr Gholami. Illustrator: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2012

- Working with Abgin Rayan Publications as a children illustrator to illustrate the anniversary of Iranian celebrations, 2011

School textbooks all over Iran:

- Farsi Book. Sixth grade primary school, Illustrator of types of people: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2012

- Empirical Science Book. First grade primary school, Illustrator of pages 25. 75, 77: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2012

- Math Book. First grade primary school, Illustrator of pages 78, 92, 104, 127, 134, 141: Lida Motamed. Second Edition: 2012

- Qur'an Book. First grade primary school, Illustrator of pages. 22, 24, 49, 68, 69, 73, and all the borders around the verses: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

- Rainbow (special for preparation course). Illustrator of pages 15, 30, 33, 43, 48: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2011

- Sign Design and Illustration of Children Book and Publication Supervision. 11th Grade School. Illustration of Image 19. Image 102: Lida Motamed. First Edition: 2017

- Teaching Tutorial of Secondary School of Technical and Art School. Secondary School (11th). First Edition: 2018

Art Management

- Online book of “Child Poetry Collection” - Poet: Maryam Zandi - with the collaboration of a group of illustrators on the Wonderland Illustration Group website in 2016 -www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “Thirty Birds” - Based on ancient stories - Illustrator: Saeedeh Nosratifard on the Wonderland Illustration Group website in 2016 - www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “I am not a cat” - Author: Tahmineh Haddadi - Illustrator: Homa Tavakoli on the Wonderland Illustration Group website in 2016 -www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “A frog that could not croak” - Author: Nasim Norouzi - Illustrator: Yasmine Ahmadi Moghadam - Translator: Yalda Ahmadi Moghadam on the website of the Wonderland Illustration Group 2017 - www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “Little Mary and her fresh skin” - Author: Nasim Norouzi - Illustrator: Babak Esmaeili - Translator: Yalda Ahmadi Moghadam on the website of the Wonderland Illustration Group, 2017- www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book by Lucky and his friends - Writer: Nasim Norouzi - Illustrator: Simin Honarvar - Translator: Yalda Ahmadi Moghadam on the website of the Wonderland Illustration Group of 1396 - www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “A delicious gas story” - Author: Naser Nowroozi - Illustrator: Golnaz Valamotamed - Translator: Seyyed Hassam Forouzan on the website of the Wonderland Illustration Group, 2018 - www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

- Online book of “Lucky and kind cactus” - Author: Nasr Norouzi - Illustrator: Mehrnaz Seraj Al-Qum - Translator: Seyyed Hesam Forouzan on the Wonderland Illustration Group website, 2018 -www.wonderlandgroup.ir/onlineBooks/

Reviews

- Reviewing the Children’s Paintings of the Sponsoring Center for Hemophilia Patients in Iran and holding an online exhibition of selected paintings on the Wonderland Illustration Group website. 2016

- Reviewing the First International Sick Children's Painting Festival. Iran, 2015

- Reviewing the Second International Sick Children's Painting Festival. Chukslavawki, 2016

- Reviewing the Third International Sick Children's Painting Festival. Ukraine, 2017

- Reviewing the works of Call for Iran’s Hall of Fame. Elahe Gallery. 2017

- Reviewing the works of the International Afdesta Illustration Festival titled Myths of Nations. 2013 at www.afdesta.com

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