Rory Hayatgheybi (American, b. 1998)
Rory Hayatgheybi (24) was born in Connecticut, to an Irish-Iranian family. Rory’s artworks pull from images involving action, sentimental mood, and memory— often contrasting western and middle-eastern culture. With a background in animation, Rory’s artwork is heavily inspired by narrative storyboarding. Rory graduated from Pratt Institute in 2020.