Award winning artist Reza Ghanad is a 2010 graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' Master of Fine Arts program. Ghanad believes in taking his time to create a piece. In the process of spending that time with the painting, he often finds that he has a lot of time to think. There is a labor involved in his paintings; he can’t just instantly get what he wants with it, he have to build to it, explore it and discover it. Even with traditional training there’s still a lot of self discovery in his process.