Lily Shams was born in Iran. She is a graduate of Sorbonne University in Paris with a degree in Fine Arts. Following a Career in fashion, she moved to New York and pursued her career as a make up artist in films and television. She had her solo exhibition and group exhibition in Seyhoun Gallery in Los Angeles in 2007, 2009, and 2010. In addition, she had several private and group exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York and Paris. She is working on her painting/drawings and Sculptures collections in Los Angeles. Lily Shams' representation of traditional Iranian symbols, imagery and caligraphy on contemporary clothing has produced a true fusion, one in which neither part looses itself or is made to compromise its essence in any way, and the result is a casual yet lavish new style that is original, suggestive, and feminine.