Sheida Soleimani (born 1990) is an Iranian-American multimedia artist, photographer, and professor. She is most known for her work on Iranian human-rights violation victims, and her outspoken comments on the Iranian regime. Her works have generated conversations in the field of ‘constructed’ tableau photography, as well as the intersections of art and protest.
Sheida Soleimani was born in the United States. Her parents are political refugees who were persecuted by the Iranian government in the early 1980s. Soleimani completed a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA in photography from the University of Cincinnati.