Vahid Valikhani was born and raised in Isfahan, Iran. Vahid received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the Isfahan University of Art. In 2018, he moved to the United States to pursue his MFA in photography from the University of Florida. During his time at the University of Florida, Vahid was an instructor of record and a graduate school fellowship recipient. Vahid has shown his works at numerous places internationally including, Germany, Italy, Iran, and the United States.