mahnaz Ekhtiary

BIOGRAPHY

MAHNAZ SEYED EKHTIARY
 
Born in 1985 in Tehran, Iran. Raised and studied bachelor of Fashion Design in Tehran. Studied Master of Fashion Design in Milan. She lives and works in Milan and Tehran.
 

ARTIST STATEMENT:


I don`t want to put my clothes on someone. I want to put it in his/her mind.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:


2013
          - "The tree of the body", Artwear, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, Iran.


2011
          - "Empty dress", Artwear, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, Iran.


2007
         - Fashion Illustration, Mehrin gallery, Tehran, Iran.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:


2017
           - "Splendid Persia" Jewelry Exhibition, Bijou Museum of Casalmaggiore, Milan, Italy.
           - "Fashion Graduate Italia", BASE Milan, Italy.
           - "Sharing", Jewelry, Design Competition, Doxa, Milan fall design week, Italy.
           - "Sharing", Jewelry, Design Competition, Fiera  Milano, Italy.
           - "Introspection", Abstract Painting, Sisal Wincity Milano, Italy.
           - "Jvaher", New Iranian Jewelry, Bellini Museum, Florence jewelry week, Italy.
           - Brera Open Day, Artwear, Brera Academy, Milan, Italy. 

 2016

           - "100 works, 100 artists", Painting Exhibition, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
           - Milan Graduate Fashion Week, Mudec museum, Milan, Italy.
           - The presence of Brera Academy in Milano Unica exhibition, Milan, Italy.

 2015

 - "Hello Sweetie", Design Box, Expo of Milan, Italy.
 - Workshop "Italian Code", the Venice Biennale, Italy.
 - "Rising Sun and the land of sun", Montesegale contemporary art museum, Pavia, Italy.
 - "The life of Elsa Schiaparelli", Design Box, Expo of Milan, Italy.
 - Milan Graduate Fashion Week, Triennial of Milan, Italy.
 - "The format follow", Format Gallery, Milan, Italy.
 - "Homage of Emanuel Ungaro", Brera Academy, Milan, Italy.

 2014

- Drawing, Mahe Mehr Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
- Painting, Group Cesare Frigerio, Corsico, Italy.

 2013

- "100 works, 100 artists", Painting Exhibition, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
- "Haft Negah", Painting Exhibition, Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran.

 2012

- Painting, Terme Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
- "Without borders III, Persbook Art," Artwear, Forum of Iranians Artists, Tehran, Iran.
- "Restriction", Painting Exhibition, Man Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
- "SNAC 2012", Painting Exhibition, Art People Gallery, San Francisco, United States of America.
- "Small works of art", Painting Exhibition, Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

 2011

- "100 works, 100 artists", Painting Exhibition, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
- Drawing, Mahe Mehr Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
- "Without borders II, Persbook Art", Isfahan Museum of Contemporary Art, Isfahan, Iran.

 2010

- "100 works, 100 artists", Painting Exhibition, Golestan Gallery, Tehran, Iran.

 

2009

- Fashion Show, Mahestan Tower, Tehran, Iran.

2008

- Illustration, Iranian Artists Forum, Tehran, Iran.

 2007

- Fashion Show, Kamal al-Din Behzad Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
- Fashion Show, Second edition of the festival of the Women of my homeland, Tehran, Iran.

 2006

- Fashion Show, First edition of the festival of the Women of my homeland, Tehran, Iran.

 2003

- "Kharazmi", Arasbaran Cultural Center, Illustration Exhibition, Tehran, Iran.

 


HONOURS & AWARDS


2017

- Selected artist of design competition in  Lombardy region, Jewelry, Italy.

 2015

- Selected artist of Format Gallery, Sculpture, Milan, Italy.

 2012

- Selected artist of Art People Gallery, Painting, United States of America.
- Selected artist of "Mashghe Honar" Publication, Painting, Tehran, Iran.

 2011

- Selected artist of the second Persbook, Iranian contemporary art festival, Installation Art, Tehran, Iran.

 2009

- One of the 10 best selected artists at crystallized abaya design award of Swarovski, Abu Dhabi, United Arab
Emirates.

 2006

- Winner of the third place in the first edition of the festival of "Women of my homeland", Manteau Design Tehran, Iran.

 2003

- Winner of the national science competition, "Kharazmi", Illustration, Tehran, Iran.