Asareh Akasheh CV

Asareh Akasheh

Born in  Tehran, Iran

Lives and works in Tehran, Paris

MFA, Painting, Sooreh art university, Tehran, Iran 



2020            France Institute grant, Cite international des arts, Paris
2018            Olivier Von Schulthess grant, Les Alisier, Switzerland 
2014            Shortlisted for Kurt Beers’ 100 Painters of Tomorrow
2009            Amongst 6 chosen person in “A Frame for Youth” Festival, Tehran
2008            Award of merit, 3rd Competition of “New generation” Tehran    
2008            Award of honor, 1st “Visual symposium of the City”, Tehran,
2007            Award of honor, “Dr.Sondoozi Drawing biennale”, Tehran



2020          Cite International Des Arts Grant Residency by France Institute and France Embassy in Tehran, Paris, France
2018          Olivier Von Schulthess Grant Art Residency, Les Alisiers, Valais, Switzerland
2017          Cite International des Arts Residency, Paris, France
2016          Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

Solo Exhibition

2021        "NO TITLE NO.2", Private show, Paris, France
2020         "NO TITLE NO.1", Etemad art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2018         "Paper as skin", Olivier Von Schulthess and Greulich  art gallery, Kunst 18, 24th Zurich International art fair, Zurich, Switzerland
2016         "Body Image", Etemad art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2010         "Recreation or inquisition", Mohsen art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2009         "Only storm begets disparate children", Homa art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2007         Untitled, Laleh art gallery, Tehran, Iran


2020          " Unpublished Burden", Cite International des arts, Paris, France 

Art Biennale

2014          The 1st Qingdao international art biennale, China
2012          The 5th Beijing international art biennale, China

Selected Group Exhibition

2021         "List IV", O art gallery, Tehran, Iran 
2019         "Black square", Emkan art gallery, Tehran, Iran    
2018         The 10th Annual of New Generation award, Shirin art gallery, Tehran, Iran    
2015         "Tehran virtual or real", Curated by Nazila Nobashari,  Aaran art gallery, Tehran, Iran   
2014         Selected works of Pejman collection, Dastan art gallery, Tehran, Iran    
2014         "Gaza", Curated by Amirhossein Bayani, Niavaran cultural center, Tehran, Iran    
2013          "History Game", Curated by Aidin Xankeshipour, Etemad art gallery, Tehran, Iran    
2013          NordArt Symposium, Hamburg, Germany
2012          "The game", Shirin art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2010         "Wake up to the coming of a night after night", Azad art galley,Tehran, Iran
2010        “Iranian artist under the radar”, Curated by Ali Bakhtiari, The running horse gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
2009        ” Humankind settlement & City” London, UK
2009         Figurative Painting Group exhibition, Etemad art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2009         “Personally Political – Contemporary Sensation”, Curated by Barbara Fragogna, The Art House Tacheles, Berlin, Germany
2008         1st Drawing workshop in honor of Khoram-shahr, Contemporary Museum of Palestine
2008         3rd Competition of “New generation” Festival, Niyavaran cultural Center, Tehran, Iran
2008        1st “Visual symposium of the City”, Imam Ali Museum, Tehran, Iran 
2007         Drawing biennale of Dr.Sondoozi, Tehran, Iran
2005         Drawing group exhibition, Laleh art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
2005         Drawing group exhibition, Aria art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2003         Drawing group exhibition, Atbin art gallery, Tehran, Iran
2003         Drawing group exhibition, Bahman cultural center, Tehran, Iran
2002         Drawing Biennale, Barg art Gallery, Tehran, Iran 

Press and publication

2019          "Persia reframed, Iranian vision of modern and contemporary art" Book by Fereshteh Daftari, New York, USA
2018           "Art is therefore linked to politic" article by Farian Sabahi in Corriere del Ti cino newspaper, Aosta, Switzerland
2018           "Innovation concept at Kunst Zurich: This is what the art fair of the future could look" article by Philipp Meier in NZZ new paper, Zurich, Switzerland
2013           "Contemporary Iranian art" by Hamid Keshmirshekan, London, UK