Elham Shafaei

Art Director & Consultant

Elham Shafaei was born in 1983, Rasht – Iran. She received her B.A Bachelor of Painting (Arts) in Elm o Farhang (Science and Culture) University, Tehran, Iran. In 2010 she moved to Malaysia where she obtained M.A (Fine Arts) in Papermaking and PhD (Fine Arts) in Painting that examined the role of melancholia in creative life. In 2017 she relocated to United Arab Emirates, where she currently resides and pursues her studio practice. She is an international exhibiting artists, curator and art management. Through her curatorial projects she tries to connect artists’ internationally.

Elham is the Co-Founder and Co-Editor at ContemporaryIdentities International Online Art Magazine-Gallery. Lately, she Founded i.e. Art Projects which is an Online Art Foundation to combines the tools of management, marketing and planning with the tools of audience- and community to build bridges between art, artists and audiences. Recently, she has been appointed as Industrial Fellow for the School of Arts, Universiti Sains Malaysia. 


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