About

Amir-Hossein Zanjani (b. 1980, Esfahan, Iran) received his BFA from the Islamic Azad University, Tehran, and his MFA from the Tehran University of Art. In his paintings, Zanjani addresses social problems with referencing to political and historical issues. Humanity is always at the core of his works. In 2011, he received the Celeste Prize 2011 and he was granted a scholarship at the Siena Art Institute in Italy. Zanjani won in the category of Best Emerging Artist Using Painting in the Prudential Eye Awards 2015 in Singapore and his work was exhibited in Singapore’s Museum of Contemporary Arts. His works have been included in several private collections in the Middle East, Europe, and North America. Since 2007, Zanjani has held 9 solo shows domestically and internationally, and his works have been exhibited in more than 30 group shows and art fairs inside and outside of Iran.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020 EUPHORIA, Mohsen art gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2018 MARCHING, Mohsen art gallery,Tehran-Iran
  • 2016 Les Plumes Gallery, Beirut – Lebanon
  • 2016 e1 Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2014 Les Plumes Gallery, Beirut – Lebanon
  • 2014 Salsali Private Museum (SPM), Dubai- UAE
  • 2012 Siena art Institute, Siena – Italy
  • 2010 Mah Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2009 Mah Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran

Awards

  • 2014 Nominated and Finalist for the Prudential Eye Award in the category of best emerging artist working with painting, Singapore
  • 2011 Nominated and Finalist of Celeste Prize in the category of best emerging artist working with painting, New York, USA
  • 2011 Winner of Scholarship of Siena Art Institute for Celeste Prize , Siena, Italy

Group Exhibitions

  • 2020 Factory Group Exhibition, Mohsen Art Gallery, Tehran- Iran
  • 2020 Teer Art Fair online
  • 2020 Dubai online Art Fair
  • 2019 Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair (Mohsen Art Gallery), Tehran- Iran
  • 2019 Tehran Teer Art Fair (Mohsen Art Gallery), Tehran- Iran
  • 2019 Mah Art Gallery, Tehran- Iran
  • 2019 Factory Group Exhibition, Mohsen Art Gallery, Tehran- Iran
  • 2018 Crisis, Group Painting Exhibition, Sareban art gallery, Tehran- Iran
  • 2018 Mind & Sensation, Painting & sculpture exhibition, Mellat Gallery & Cineplex, Tehran- Iran
  • 2018 DGE- Collectorium, Ariana art gallery, Tehran- Iran
  • 2017 Shirin art gallery, Tehran- Iran
  • 2015 Prudential awards contemporary Asian Art – ArtScience Museum – Singapore
  • 2014 Singapore Art Fair (Salsali Private Museum)
  • 2014 Lebanon Art Fair (Les Plumes Gallery), Beirut – Lebanon
  • 2014 Dubai Art Design Art Fair 2014, Dubai – UAE
  • 2012 Group Exhibition Title: Documentary of Sea – XVA Art Gallery, Dubai – UAE
  • 2012 Group Exhibition Title: Show off, ( Salsali Private Museum ) Dubai – UAE
  • 2011 Selected as a finalist in Celese Prize Exhibition, NY – USA
  • 2011 Dubai Art Fair, Bait Muzna Art Gallery – UAE
  • 2011 Group Exhibition, Bait Muzna Art Gallery, Muscat – Oman
  • 2010 Group Exhibition, James Gray Gallery, Los Angeles – USA
  • 2010 Group Exhibition Title: Landscape, Aran Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2010 Group Exhibition Title: Obligatory Military Service, Mohsen Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2009 Painting, Hoor Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2008 Mah Art Gallery, an Impressive Representation by 50 Artists, Tehran – Iran
  • 2008 Painting, Creek Art Fair, Dubai – UAE
  • 2008 Painting, Hoor Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2008 Painting, Mah Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2007 Iran Contemporary Drawing Festival, Imam Ali Museum, Tehran – Iran
  • 2006 The 4th International Painting Biennial Islamic World, Tehran – Iran
  • 2006 Selection of New Generations, Homa Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2006 Hand Making Prints (chalcography), Jamshidiye Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2005 Painting, Saba Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2004 Drawing, Kamaleddin Behzad, Tehran – Iran
  • 2004 Annual Contemporary Drawing, Barg Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran
  • 2003 Annual Contemporary Drawing, Barg Art Gallery, Tehran – Iran