Roya Khadjavi
Homayoun Nemazee
30 Sutton Place # 4 B
New York
United Kingdom
Exhibited artists
Ali Tahayori
Tahmineh Monzavi
Dariush Nehdaran
Sussan Deyhim
Negin Mahzoun
Tooraj Khamenehzadeh

Roya Khadjavi is a gallerist, an independent curator and cultural producer based in New York. She has largely focused on the work of young and mid-career Iranian artists working both in Iran and beyond its borders, seeking not only to support their artistic endeavors but to also facilitate awareness and cultural dialogue between artistic communities. Since 2008, she has actively led exhibition committee efforts around the art of the Middle East for institutions including the Guggenheim Museum and the Asia Society, where she sat on the steering committee of the critically acclaimed exhibit Iran Modern (2013). Khadjavi co-founded the Institute of International Education’s Iran Opportunities Fund and served as president of the board of New York based non-profit Art in General. For her pioneering efforts to advance, support, and promote international education, she has been honored with the Women’s Global Leadership Award by the Institute of International Education and an Order of Academic Palms (Chevalier dans L’Ordre des Palmes Académiques) by the French Minister of Education. Khadjavi holds a BA from Wellesley College, MA.
Nemazee Fine Art was founded on a passion and family history with Iranian art. The gallery ethos is to promote great and innova- tive Iranian artists and to nurture the best from the emerging new generation, showcasing the extraordinary artistic heritage of Iran and bringing inspiration and understanding of its culture. Gallery Director, Homayoun Nemazee is a prominent art collector, with a collection comprising of exquisite Persian artefacts, impressionist paintings and antique carpets. The artists he represents provide a fascinating insight into the modern culture of the region, with works displaying exceptional talent, exhibiting subtle influences and interpretation of its ancient artistic traditions to the international art world.