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Size/145 x 100 cm

Because her Wings are so Heavy…

Size/120 x 120 cm

Shaghayegh Shojaian

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Artist’s Story

Iranian born Shaghayegh holds a BA in Painting from Azad University of Tehran / Originally started her artistic journey at university and continued to experiment with her favourite mode of expression by painting for herself and taking further courses / In addition to painting, Shaghayegh is a professional Graphic Designer and has worked with establishments such as the Agricultural Ministry of Iran / Her subject matter heavily focuses on women and the contemporary history of Iran and Iranian society from a feminine perspective / Her upcoming series will focus on the role of women in society on a more global scale/

Full CV

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2013 Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2009 Daryabeigei Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2008 Atashzad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibitions

2018 Artfix Gallery, Boca Raton, USA / Doha, Qatar
2017 Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK
2017 Kamil Art Gallery, Magic of Persia Auction, Monaco
2017 Athen Festival, Athens, Greece
2017 Artfix Gallery, Doha, Qatar
2016 Negah Gallery, Iran
2016 Den Gallery, Kuwait
2015 Ahvaz Contemporary Art Museum, Iran
2015 Shirin Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2015 Aaran Gallery, Iran
2014 Negah Art Gallery, Iran
2014 Vista Art Gallery, Iran
2013 Tirgan Festival of Art & Culture, Toronto, Canada
2013 Ahvaz Contemporary Art Museum, Iran
2013 Qasr Museum, Iran
2013 Y Art Gallery, Iran
2012 Artpeople Gallery, San Francisco, USA
2012 Termeh Art Gallery, Iran
2011 Golestan Art Gallery, Iran
2009 Aghilei Art Gallery, Iran

Career Highlights

  • 2018 Group exhibition, Artfix Gallery, Boca Raton, USA / Doha, Qatar
  • 2015 Solo show, Aaran Gallery, Tehran, Iran