Born in 1969 in Tehran, Iran, Masoud Akhavanjam was sent to Boarding School in Marburg
Germany, at the age of 14. In 1989 Akhavanjam moved to the United States and attended
the George Washington University, receiving a degree in Biology in 1995. In 2005 he
received an Executive MBA degree from the Kempten University of Applied Science in
Germany. From 1997 to 2011 Akhavanjam managed the Design Department of his family’s
Iranian manufacturing company for household appliances. Later with the knowledge he had gained through his experience in the manufacturing business and the interest he always had in sculpture he established his own workshop, making his first bronze sculpture in 2011.
In 2013 Akhavanjam had his first solo exhibition at the Etemad Gallery in Tehran, followed
by a solo exhibition at the Niavaran Cultural Palace in 2015, Shirin Gallery in 2016 and Khak Gallery in 2019. In 2015 Akhavanjam participated in the Magic of Persia Auction Dubai, and 2016, 2017 and 2019 at the Tehran Auction. In addition, he participated in Abu Dhabi Art in 2016 and 2021 and in CONTEXT Art Miami in 2016 with Shirin Gallery. His works have been shown at the GAA Foundation exhibition at the Giardini Marinaressa, in the context of Venice Biennale in 2017, 2019 and in 2022. Recent exhibitions in the UK include 2021 ANTHEM, Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Cornwall, and the Cotswold Sculpture Park, Cirencester. In 2022, he was invited to show his work at Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire and Carden Park, Cheshire, and held a solo show at Cromwell Place with Janet Rady Fine Art.
Akhavanjam is a Greek resident, living and working between Greece and the United