Rassouli is a visionary artist, known for his unique style of Fusionart. He was born in Isfahan, Iran and migrated to the United States as a young man. He is currently residing in Southern California.
Guided by his Sufi uncle, Rassouli grew up hearing and reading mystical poetry while studying under painting masters, and eagerly searching volumes of artistic works of varied traditions and styles. He roamed the art museums, won awards for his paintings, and traveled in classical Europe as a teenager. He came to the United States in 1963 to have the freedom to explore his artistic drive. Here, he studied fine arts and architecture at the University of New Mexico and environmental psychology at the University of Southern California.