Biography

Masoud Akhavan

1969-Tehran

Masoud akhavanjam was sent to landschulheim steinmühle boarding school in Marburg, Germany, at the age of 14.

in 1989 he moved to the united states to continue his studies. he attended the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., from where he received his bachelor’s degree in biology in 1995.

Later, in 2005, he completed an executive MBA degree from the kempten university of applied sciences in Germany.

From 1997–2011 Masoud was the director of the design department of a prominent company.

He has participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Tehran and Dubai.

He held his rst solo exhibition of bronze sculptures in 2013, entitled ‘the rise’, at Etemad Gallery in Tehran.

It was conceived to demonstrate that in order to realize whatever she/he desires, an individual must bring together mind and will and simply–or perhaps not so simply–get started.

His second solo exhibition was at the Niavaran Cultural Center in Tehran.