Reza Doust was born in Esfahan, the historical capital of Iran. He was trained in the traditional method and techniques of Persian art (1974). Doust’s first solo exhibition, at the age of 14, was at the Iranian & American Cultural Society.
Doust graduated from Tehran University in 1986. In 1993, with his family, he left Iran for Kuwait. Doust is known for his Avant-garde style, his painting exhibitions, and large installations in Kuwait and the Persian Gulf region, as well as throughout Europe. His art shows internationally.
Doust lives and works in Coquitlam BC, Canada.