Darroudi studied at Ecole Superier des Beaux-Arts in Paris, history of art at the École du Louvre in Paris, stained glass at the Royal Academy of Brussels, and television direction and production at the R.C.A. Institute in New York.
Darroudi’s first solo exhibition was held in Miami in 1958 at the invitation of the Florida State Art Center.
She held successful exhibitions in Paris and at the Atrium Artist Gallery, Geneva, and a month later at Galarie 21, Zurich.
In 1976 she exhibited at the Mexican Museum of Art, where Antonio Rodriquez praised her as one of the world’s four greatest painters. In 1978 she moved to France.