Navid Azimi Sajadi (b. 1982, Tehran, Iran) is a graduate of Painting from the Faculty of Art and Architecture (Azad University, Tehran) before moving to Rome, later graduating from Accademia di Belli Arti di Roma in 2009. He was awarded the Amedeo Modigliani Foundation Prize in 2009. He gained his Master of Fine Art in Multi Media Sculpture in 2013 from Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, and in the same year was invited to the 9th Shanghai Biennale. In 2018, he was the winner of Premio Combat Museo G. Fattori 9th Edition in drawing and graphic field.


Selected solo shows:

2018- Eisegesis act II, curated by Sohrab Kashani, Pejman Foundation, Tehran, Iran 

2018- Eisegesis act I, Electric room Dastan gallery, Tehran, Iran 

2017- Transmogrifies, A01 Fine art gallery, curated by Marina Guida, Napoli, Italy

2014- ODDO, Azad Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2013- XXcrossing over, Palazzo Bevilacqua, curated by Olivia Spatola & Eli Sassoli De Bianchi, Bologna, Italy

2013- Serafini della tortura, Studio Eos, (in collaboration with Donatella Spaziani, Piero Varoni), Rome, Italy

2012- Camouflage, Contemporary Concept Galley, curated by Olivia Spatola Bologna, Italy

2012- OlcayArt Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2012 - M.U.S.P.A.C(Museo sperimentale arte contemporanea), curated by Martina Sconci, Aquila, Italy

2011- Ottagono, Xenia 2011 featured artist( Elena Petruzzi collection), Pescara, Italy

2009 - False Flags, Azad Art Gallery,Tehran, Iran

2008- Teleō, PH7 Art Gallery, Rome, Italy


Selected group shows:


2018- Shortlist artists premio combat, Museo G Fattori, Livorno, Italy

2018- Viterbo Biennale, curated by P.Gagliardi, palazzo dei Papi, Viterbo

2018-Drawing Room, A01gallery, Madrid, Spain

2017- BoCs art museum, curated by Alberto Dambruoso, Cosenza, Italy

2017- Patternitecture, curated by Ghazal Refalian, Niavaran cultural center, Tehran , Iran

2017- Corpŭs, curated by Marina Guida, Saccigallery, Saviano, Italy

2016- Cica Museum international art contest, Gimpo, south Korea

2016- ICA Biennale, Niavaran contemporary art enter, Tehran, Iran

2015- Hybridization, Madder Red &A. Mohtashemi Gallery, curated by Dalya Islam & Farah Hakemi, London, UK

2015- Wunderkammer, curated by G.Coveli, Roberto Bilotti Museo d`arte contemporanea , Rende (CS), Italy

2015- Prospettive dal Vicino Oriente, Curated by Aldo Iori, LEONESIA Fondazione Vittorio Leonesio, Puegnago del Garda, Italy

2015- Senza centro né periferia, La Nuova Pesa Contemporary art center, Rome, Italy

2015- Centrefold Project: Spring of recession, Sazmanab Contemporary Center, Curated by Reza Aramesh and Sohrab Kashani, Tehran, Iran

2015- Confusion, Temple University, curated by Helia Hamedani, Rome, Italy

2014- Recalling The Future( post revolutionary Iranian Art ), Brunei Gallery, curated by Aras Amiri, London, GB

2014- The Rose and Nightingale, curated by Maneli Keykawousi, Jamm Gallery, Dubai

2013- Speaking from the heart, curated by Shaheen Merali, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, NL

2013- Artisti Nomadi, curated by Helia Hamedani, MACRO Factory(ex mattatoio di Roma), Rome, Italy

2012 -The 9th Shanghai Biennale, Tehran pavilion, Shanghai, China

2012 -Special preview of emerging Iranian art, Buhl & Amin collection, New York, USA

2011 -The Iranian Weltanschauung, curated by Shahin Meralli, Freies Museum, Berlin, Germany

2011 -AL-GHAIB, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah, UE

2011 -MOP CAP 2011 Shortlist exhibition at Traffic gallery, Dubai

2010 - Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy

2010 - In & Out, Project B Gallery, Milan, Italy

2010 - Barakat, STUX Gallery, Curated by Gaia Serena Simionati, New York, USA

2009 - The International Roaming Biennial of Tehran, Belgrade, Serbia

2009 - Far From Where We Came, Aran Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2009 - Palazzo Taverna Modigliani Institut Archives Le`gales Paris, Rome, Imprendi l arte Art Prize , Rome, Italy

2009 - La Vie en Noir, Museum (of via ostiense) Porta San Paolo, Presented by Dario Evola and Ariel Dumont, Rome, Italy

2008 - The International Roaming Biennial of Tehran, Urban Jealousy, Berlin, Germany

2008 - Palazzo Venezia (Sala del Mappamondo), L`arte di amare l`arte, curated by Fondazione Citta Italia, Rome, Italy

2009 - Tawassol, Galleria Artericambi, Curated by Gaia Serena Simionati, Verona, Italy

2009 - Palazzo Taverna Modigliani Institut Archives Le`gales Paris, Rome, Imprendi l arte Art Prize , Rome, Italy

2006 - The 4th International Biennial of the Islamic World, Tehran, Iran

2005 – Iranian artist’s Forum gallery, Tehran, Iran



Bilotti Museum of Contemporary Art, Rende, Italy

Cosenza BoCs art museum, Cosenza, Italy

MUS.P.A.C (Museo Sperimentale D`arte Contemporanea), Aquila, Italy

Mario Diana Foundation, Caserta, Italy

BIC Lazio(Business innovation center) collection, Rome, Italy

Modigliani Foundation Paris-Rome, Rome, Italy

Petruzzi Family collection, Pescara, Italy

AGI Verona collection, Verona, Italy

Al Sabah colection, kwait


2009-Navid Azimi Sajadi ( Catalogue of solo show), Publisher: Edizione Carte Segreta, Modigliani Foundation Paris-Rome, Rome, Italy

2011-Al Ghaib,aesthetics of the disappearance, Author: G.S.Simionati, Publisher: Silvana Editoriale

2013-Contemporary Iranian Art: New Perspectives, Author: Hamid Keshmir Shekan, Publisher:          Saqi Books, London, United Kingdom

2012-Camouflage( solo show catalogue), Author: Shaheen Merali, Publisher: Olcay editions

2012-Re activation, 9th Shanghai Biennale Catalogue, Publisher:         The Power Station of Art | 上海當代藝術博物館 , Shanghai, China

2014-Recalling The Future( post revolutionary Iranian Art ), Author: Aras Amiri, Publisher: Nazar art publisher

2015-BoCs art for contemporary museum of Cosenza, Author: Albertro Dambroso, Publisher: Casa Editrice Manfredi

2015-Wunderkammer Museo Bilotti, Author: G.Covelli, Publisher: Vertigo Cosenza

2015-ICA Biennale peace on paper, Author: M.Farahani, Publisher: ICA Tehran

2016- Percorsi d'arte in Italia, Author: V.le Pera/G.di Genova, Publisher: Rubbettino Editore, Cosenza, Italy


Art prizes:

2009- Imprendi l arte: Amedeo Modigliani Foundation prize 1 edizione, Rome, Italy

2018- Premio Combat 9th edition, Museo G.Fattori, Livorno, Italy