Sara Rahanjam

Sara Rahanjam

Born in 1984, Lahijan, Iran
Lives and works in Iran

Sara Rahanjam was born in the northern city of Lahijan, and studied sculpting at Tehran University of Fine Arts, graduating in 2009. She is a permanent Member of the Society of the Iranian Sculptors, and member of the Exhibition Committee of the Society of the Iranian Sculptors.

The young sculptor participated in many group exhibitions and her artworks have been awarded at the most prestigious national festivals. She was always passionate about creating artistic work, painting and creating jewelry, but her biggest love is sculpting.

Sara dedicates a major part of her work to addressing women’s issues, stressing that women are just very capable of hard work and artistic creation. She is also concerned with preserving Iranian tradition, and she supports this cause by enclosing elements of traditional Iranian architecture is her works.


Education:

  • 2007. BA of sculpture From Fine Art, Tehran University


Solo and Group exhibitions:

  • 2013. Solo exhibition, seyhoun gallery. Tehran, Iran
  • 2012. Abu Dabih art Fair
  • 2012. Persbook Iranian art Exhibition, House of Artist. Tehran, Iran
  • 2012. The 5nd Beijing Beijing
  • 2012. Group Exhibition (Figurative Sculpture), Shirin Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2012. Sculpture & Installation Group Exhibition, Sareban Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2012. Group Exhibition, Under 35 Years, Fravahr Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2012. Group exhibition (the second May tribute to Masoumeh Seyhoun) - Seyhoun gallery. Tehran, Iran
  • 2012. 7th Group Exhibition, Small Sculptures, Farvahar Gallery
  • 2011. The 3rd international Stone Symposium, Tehran
  • 2011. 6th Group Exhibition, Small Sculptures, Farvahar Gallery
  • 2011. International Sculpture Expo and Photo exhibition in Russia
  • 2011. Elahe gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2011. The 2nd Sculpture Expo, Shirin gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2011. Haftan gallery, Tehran/Iran
  • 2011. Fine Art Exhibition, Art Center, Tehran, Iran
  • 2011. Ivan Sepid, Karaj, Iran
  • 2010. the 2nd international biennial Mediteran, Split, Croatia
  • 2010. The 2nd Sculpture Biennial for Urban Space, Barg Gallery, Tehran
  • 2010. 5th Group Exhibition, SMALL SCULPTURES, House of Artists, Tehran, Iran
  • 2010. Group Exhibition Under 35 years, House of Artists, Tehran, Iran
  • 2009. The 1st Sculpture Expo, House of artist, Tehran, Iran
  • 2009. Group Exhibition, SMALL SCULPTURES, House of Artists, Tehran, Iran


Awards:

  • 2010. National Festival Urban Space. Mashhad, Iran
  • 2010. Making Martyrs Statue. Ahvaz, Iran (Second Winner)
  • 2010. The 6th Festival  visual art, Shiraz, Iran (First Winner)
  • 2009. The 5th Festival  visual art. Shiraz, Iran (Second Winner)
  • 2009. Making martyrs statue. Hamedan, Iran (First Winner)
  • 2008. National Fine Arts Company festival Imam Reza , Shiraz (Third Winner)
  • 2008. The 4th Festival  visual art. Shiraz, Iran (First Winner)


Biennials:

  • 2010. the 2st  international biennial Mediteran in Krovat
  • 2008. The 1st Sculpture Biennial for Urban Space, Barg Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • 2009. The 2st Sculpture Biennial for Urban Space, Barg Gallery, Tehran, Iran


Symposia
:

  • 2006. 1st Sand sculpture symposium, Babolsar, Iran


Professional Qualifications:

  • Permanent Member of the Society of the Iranian Sculptors
  • Member of the Exhibition Committee of the Society of the Iranian Sculptors
  • 2009. Responsible for the festival's first international arts festival students, Tehran, Iran