Ms. Homa Taraji is the director of Tara Gallery and the co-founder and president of The American Foundation for Contemporary Iranian Art (AFCIA.org). She is a member of the Farhang Foundation Fine Arts Council.
Ms. Taraji has been a curator and exhibitor of contemporary Iranian art in the United States since 2002. She has long-term relationships and access to artists, art administrators, collectors, auctioneers, and galleries in Iran.
In parallel with arts, Ms. Taraji has had a long career in space programs and information technology with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Aerospace Corporation in California. She holds a B.S. degree in Physics and an M.S. in Electronics from Tehran University and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.