Hosna Darvishi

Born in 1983, Kermanshah, Iran

Lives and works in Vienna / Austria


M. A. in Paintings (University of Applied Arts Vienna), 2011-2017

(Johanna Kandl, Emma Rendl Denk, Henning Bohl)

B. A. in Paintings (Shahed University), 2001-2006

M. A. in Graphics (Tarbiat Modarres University), 2007-2010

Solo Exhibitions:

“Aus dem Dunkel der Erinnerung” at Sternstudio Gallery in Vienna, 2017

„Among Seasons“, Diploma Exhibition, at Justice (Hohenstaufengasse 9) in Vienna, 2017

„Mirror” at Schauraum 21 in Graz,2016

“At once close and yet far away” at Afro-Asiatischen Institut in Vienna, 2012

„In search of lost spaces” at “Day Art Gallery” in Tehran, 2010

Group Exhibitions:

„Prozess“, at Die Schöne in Vienna, 2018

„Inszenierte Projekte“, at Secession in Vienna, 2017

“The Essence 16”, at Alte Post in Vienna, 2016

“The Essence 15”, at Künstler Haus in Vienna, 2015

„Mirror”, Performative-Installation, at University of Applied Arts in Vienna, 2015

“Self Portrait”, at KMG Art Gallery in Vienna, 2014

“Werkschau”, at University of Applied Arts in Vienna, 2014

“So was von Retro”, at  Ragnarhof in Vienna, 2013

“Gemischter Satz Zwischen Gestern und Morgen”, in St. Pölten, 2012

“Sun”, at Khorshid Charity House in Tehran, 2010

“Iranian Painters Association”, at Iranian Artists’ House in Tehran, 2010

“From Past Until Tomorrow”, at Day Art Gallery as the gathering of the works of contemporary iranian artists in Tehran, 2010 

“100 Artistic Works, 100 Artists Exhibition”, at Golestan Gallery in Tehran,2009

“First Annual Drawing Exhibition” in Tehran, 2005



Iranian Painters Association, since 2009


Selected Cover-Photo, “Inszenierte Projekte“, Book Presentation, at Secession in VIenna, 2017

Selected work at “ SELBSTPORTRÄT 2014” at KMG Gallery in Vienna, 2014

Selected Nude-Drawings  published  in the book “Gemischter Satz Zwischen Gestern und Morgen” , at University of Applied Arts in Vienna, 2013

Admitted as the “Permanent Member of Iranian Painters Association “ by Council of Referees in tehran, 2010

Awarded the Right of Judgment by Iranian Painters Association in Tehran, 2010

Selected work at “Annual Drawing Festival” at Dr. Sondouzi Museum in Tehran, 2006

Selected work at “First Annual Drawing Competition” in  Karaj, Iran, 2005

Other Achievements:

Designing the logo “DER DIVEN”, language school in Vienna, 2013

Designing the logo “DERAFSH”, first persian magazine in Vienna, 2011