Born in Iran, Soude Dadras is a multi-disciplinary artist, curator, and educator living and working in Atlanta, Georgia. She received an MFA in Studio Arts from Georgia State University with a concentration in Textiles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Persian Rugs with a concentration in the restoration of antique and historic hand-woven textiles. With eleven years of curatorial experience, Dadras is the founder, curator, and managing director of "Ongoing Conversation,” a platform whose mission is “to bring together disparate voices in the visual arts through an international purview in order to examine cross-cultural similarities of the human condition.” Dadras represents more than 1,000 artists from 23 countries and counting; this representation and inclusivity is essential to the artist's personal creative process and professional curatorial projects. Her works have been featured in publications across the globe, including newspapers and magazines from the U.S.A, Japan, Turkey, and Iran.