Gazelle Naghshbandi was born in 1983 Tehran, Iran. she attended Azad University’s college of Art and Architecture, and graduated in 2006 with her Bachelor of Fine Art degree. Afterwards, Gazelle worked for various advertising agencies, business clients, and artists in Tehran designing commercial brands, print and publication material, and packaging. In 2016, Gazelle graduated with her MFA from Louisiana State University. Currently, she is a member of the Iranian Graphic Designers Society (IGDS), Icograda, and the New Orleans chapter of AIGA.