Asareh Akasheh CV

Asareh Akasheh

Born in  Tehran, Iran

Lives and works in Tehran and Paris

2003- 2007        BFA, Painting, Art university, Tehran Iran 

2009- Quited     MFA, Painting, Sooreh University, Tehran, Iran 

2021- 2024        Member of The International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists  



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2020          "Unpublished Burden", Cite International des arts, Paris, France 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

2023          “À PARTIR D'ELLE. DES ARTISTES ET LEUR MÈRE”, Le Bal, Paris, France, Curated by Julie Héraut

2021          To Exhibit “In Case Of Emergency” - Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France, Curated by Andy Rankin

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