Ellaheh (Elli) Behdad is a modern expressionist in Maryland, working in acrylic, oil and sculpture. Her work is influenced bye her world travels and experiences in and of different cultures. She presents a blend of classic and contemporary art, which is constantly evolving. Elli performs on large canvas, with the harmony of colors and unique technique in abstract art, producing idealistic fantasies that generate a visceral response. Elli has held exhibitions in Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and Montreal. She is currently exhibiting her paintings and sculptures at her studio in Gaithersburg, as well as at her second studio (number14) at Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville, MD. Additionally, her works can be found on display at the Chesapeake Gallery in Crown Center and The Framer's Choice Gallery in Kentland.