Bizhan Khodabandeh is a Silver Medal awardee for comics and cartooning through the Society of Illustrators. He is a visual communicator who moves freely across the professional boundaries as a designer, illustrator, artist, and activist. Khodabandeh is particularly fascinated by how art and design can be a catalyst for social change.
He has received international and national awards for his work, including placing in the Adbusters’ One Flag Competition, the Good 50x70, The Green Patriot Poster Project, Poster for Tomorrow, and recognition by the American Institute for Graphic Arts. Khodabandeh has had work featured in publications such as Print, Creativity International and Adbusters, among others.
Khodabandeh is currently the Communications Director for Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Communication Arts and Design Director of Gallery5. He freelances under the name Mended Arrow.