Mina Chejelnabi was born in Tehran 1952, and immigrated to Australia in 2011. She was raised in an artistic family in Iran and has always displayed a passion for painting. Her works reflect the time spent on family vacations near the Caspian Sea and draw on her love of nature. Mina received formal training by Master painter Professor Bafakhshan and Iraj Yazdan. Her works are predominately in a realist style and based classical themes such as still life, portraiture and landscapes.