Fari Rahimi was born in Tehran, Iran. At age 21, she relocated to the United States, where she became proficient in realism, expressionism and contemporary assemblage techniques involving two and three dimensions. She achieved success in painting, sculpture, and printmaking as an undergraduate student at Cameron University, and was one of the top three painting studio majors in the entire university. During her time at Cameron, Rahimi was the only student accepted to display her work at the prestigious Leslie Powell Centerfold Exhibit. After earning her BFA, Rahimi lived in Venezuela, where she worked with renowned sculptor Alberto Cavalieri. In the fall of 2013, Rahimi completed her MFA in Sculpture at the University of North Texas. She is currently residing in Houston, TX.