/About

Maryam Ashkanian

 

Born in 1988 Iran, Bandar-e Anzali

 

Education

2008-2012 Bachelor of Art in painting, Art Faculty of Gilan University, Rasht, Gilan, Iran

2006-2008 Post Diploma of Art in Graphic Design, Ostad Moeen College, Rasht, Gilan, Iran

2003-2006 Diploma of Art in Graphic Design, Plastic Art School, Bandar Anzali, Gilan, Iran

Solo Exhibitions

2016 ” Mutation ” Homa Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2016 ” Sleeping Series ” Pedrami Art gallery (Antwerp, Belgium)

2015 ” 3 ” Air Antwerpen (Antwerp, Belgium)

2014 ” Sleep ” Homa Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2013 ” Stop ” Homa Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2012 ” Epitome ” Homa Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2011 ” Untitled ” Homa Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 ” Beirut Art Fair ” (Beirut, Lebanon)

2016 ” Summer Collection ” Homa Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2016 ” Sew+Zan ” Azad Art gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2015 ” Looking for Happiness ” Pedrami Gallery (Antwerp, Belgium)

2015 ” International Emerging Artists Award ” Sofitel Hotel Jumeirah Beach (Dubai, UAE)

2015 ” Drawing Week 3 ” Homa Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2015 ” Perception ” Edinburg Iranian Festival in summer hall (Edinburgh, UK)

2014 ” Thread ” Total Arts at Courtyard (Dubai, UAE)

2014 ” Art14 London ” Austin Desmond Fine Art (Meshkati Fine Art) Olympia Grand Hall

(London, England)

2013 ” UNEXPOSED ” 40 Women Artists from Iran in Ethnographic Museum (Warsaw, Poland)

2013 ” UNEXPOSED ” 40 Women Artists from Iran in Cacoyannis Foundation (Athens, Greek)

2013 ” Drawing Week1 ” Homa Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2012 ” EXPANDING WORLDS ” Endjavi-Barbé Art Projects, in Batiment d’Art Contemporain (BAC)(Switzerland, Geneva)

2012 ” UNEXPOSED “40 Women Artists From Iran in Tour &Taxis (Brussels, Belgium)

2012 ” MAGIC OF PERSIA ” in Salsali Private Museum (Dubai, UAE)

2012 ” ART DUBAI ” Gallery Kashya Hildebrand

2012 ” HAFT NEGAH ” The Fifth Greatest Art Show of the Year in Niavaran Cultural Center (Tehran, Iran)

2011 “ART ASIA Miami”, Gallery Kashya Hildebrand

2011 “100 Works 100 Artists” in Golestan Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2011 “In Memory of the Master” in “Ou” Art Gallery (Rasht, Iran)

2011 “Iran for Japan” (Tehran, Iran)

2010 “33” in Art Center Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2010 Fifth Selected Fair of NaslNow (New Generation) in Mellat Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

2009 Fourth Selected Fair of NaslNow (New Generation) in Mellat Art Gallery (Tehran, Iran)

Proposals

2015 Artist’s residency in AIR Antwerpen residency (Antwerp, Belgium)

2014 Artists proposals (Sculpture) in context with Michael Chaplin’s stories, Matthew Garret Foundation, British Council, Tyne Voyage (South Shield, England)

2014 accepted proposal in The Biennial of the Frontiers in Tamaulipas Museum of Contemporary Art (Mexico)

Awards

2015 Selected Artist for IEAA’s (International emerging Artist Award) 4th award edition (Dubai, UAE)

2015 The Antwerp Council Travel and Residence Award (AIR Antwerp residency) (Antwerp, Belgium)

2015 Selected Artist in Edinburg Iranian Festival in summer hall (Edinburgh, UK)

2014 The Biennial of the Frontiers in Tamaulipas Museum of Contemporary Art (Mexico)

2014 The 3rdInternational Emerging Artist Award (Dubai, UAE)

2013 The 2ndInternational Emerging Artist Award (Dubai, UAE)

2012 The Geneva Council Travel and Residence Award (Geneva, Switzerland)

2012 The Dubai Council Travel and Residence Award (Magic of Persia) (Dubai, UAE)

2011 The winner of the First Sand Sculpture Festival (Gilan, Iran)

2010 The winner of the Special Prize of Parviz Maleki in the Fifth Selected Fair of NaslNow(New Generation) (Tehran, Iran)

2009 The selected participant of the Regional Drawing Festival of Guilan, Mazandaran and Golestan Provinces (Guilan, Iran)

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