Shahriar Ahmadi is an Iranian artist whose works allude to the great cultural and linguistic heritage of his region. The inspiration for his work is drawn from his culture, experiences, and views. His Persian and Kurdish roots have often been the inspiration for his work. His work often draws on the themes of Persian and Arabic texts. His paintings can be described as a collage of sexuality, Arabic letters, poetry, ancient Arabian stories, Sufism, and religion. His paintings are often flirtatious, and allude to both love and lust. Some of his works depict scenes of ancient battles, and are painted with immense, vibrant colors. Some of his work, which includes paintings of vases, pots, and jugs, allude to the Middle East’s great ancient artifacts.