Mojé Assefjah was born in Teheran in 1970. She lives and works in Munich, Germany. She studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich from 1992-1998, and was a master student under Prof. Jerry Zeniuk from 1997 on. In 2013, she continued her work in New York, within the framework of the residency program at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP).
In 1999, she was awarded the Advancement Award for Fine Arts of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research, as well as the annual scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for a residency in Rome. In 2000, grant of the GOLART-STIFTUNG: Mural painting, at the Kunstverein Friedberg in Wetterau-Museum, Friedberg, Germany. Since 1999 Assefjah’s works have been shown regularly in solo and group exhibitions in Europe and the Near East. In 2021, she has been shortlisted for the WERK.STOFF award for painting where the 5 nominated artists will present their works in an exhibition at Kunstverein Heidelberg from 16.4.2021-13.6.2021.
Mojé Assefjah . Beyond my Window . 2015 . Eggtempera on Canvas . 80 x 120 CM
Artists of the Gallery
Shirin Abu Shaqra
Abed Al Kadiri
SADIK KWAISH AL FRAJI
Samia Osseiran Jumblatt
Catharina van Eetvelde