Education

2014        PhD candidate, Newcastle University, NSW

2012        Master of Fine Art (with Distinction), RMIT, Melbourne

2010        Bachelor of Fine Arts, RMIT, Melbourne

2008       Certificate III in Arts Administration, Box Hill TAFE, Melbourne

2008        Diploma of Art, Box Hill TAFE, Melbourne

1999        Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design, UAST, Tehran

Awards

2014      Commended sculpture for Newcastle emerging artist prize, NAS, Newcastle

2013      From Darkness into Light art prize exhibition, Melbourne (First Prize)

2009     “MDA Award” for Outstanding Practitioner in Ceramics, Box Hill TAFE, Melbourne

Publications

2015   “Art: An Invitation to Wonder” book, Chapel on Station Gallery, Melbourne

2014   “Light Gatherers exhibition”, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

Catalogue entry by Dr Rod. Pattenden, Adamstown Uniting Church

2012   “Spiritual transformation exhibition” in First Site Gallery, Melbourne, By Nasrin Nasiri, Iranian GOLBANG Magazine, Vol 143

“Spiritual transformation exhibition” in First Site Gallery, Melbourne 8/Oct/2012

Mark Holsworth in Black Mark website http://melbourneartcritic.wordpress.com/tag/mojgan-habibi/

2009   Interview with mojgan habibi in ALMAS Magazine, Iran, Issue 36

Residency

2013               Artist in residence program at the Newington Armory at Sydney Olympic Park

Public lectures

“Refugees and the Art of Past Experiences”, Wallsend District Library, Newcastle

“Arts and Refugees Forum”, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney

“National Multicultural Women’s Conference”, Parkroyal Parramatta, Sydney

“The Iranica Conference- Mirrors of Iran”, Art Gallery of NSW- Domain Theatre, Sydney

Solo Exhibitions

2016    “The Echo of Words”, Acrux Gallery, Newcastle
2014   “Light Gatherers”, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle
2014   “Behind the Curtain”, Chapel on Station Gallery, Melbourne
2012   “Spiritual transformation”, First Site Gallery, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions

2016    “Form, Surface, Structure Sculpture”, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney

“University Gallery Student Acquisitive Prize”, Newcastle (finalist)

“Theatrics”, Curve Gallery, Newcastle

“The Ripple Effect”, Back to Back Gallery, Newcastle

“Norouz”, Stirrup Gallery, Sydney

“Four Persian Garden”, Isfahan Contemporary museum, Isfahan

2015   “Art: An Invitation to Wonder”, Chapel on Station Gallery, Melbourne

“One Door Close”, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

“We Get by 2015”, Cooks Hill Art Gallery, Newcastle

2014   “Sculpture in the Vineyards”, NSW (finalist)

“Craft NSW Emerging Artist – Craft Award”, Sydney (finalist)

“Newcastle emerging artist prize”, NAS, Newcastle (finalist)

“Bloom”, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

“University Gallery Student Acquisitive Prize”, Newcastle (finalist)

“Small: Believe in Magic”, Back to Back Gallery, Newcastle

2013    “Toyota Community Spirit Gallery”, Melbourne

“Clunes Ceramic Award”, Melbourne (finalist)

“From Darkness into Light art prize exhibition”, Melbourne (finalist)

“Sculpture in the Vineyards exhibition”, Wollombi (finalist)

“Online Directors Cut Exhibition”, The Blake Society’s, website, (finalist)

2012  “RMIT Master of Fine arts graduate exhibition”, Gossard Gallery, Melbourne

“Interpretations of Intimacy”, Open Space Gallery, Melbourne

“New Ceramics”, Subject matter Gallery”, Melbourne

“Linden Postcard Show”, Melbourne

2010     “Ceramic Exhibition”, Carbon Black Gallery, Melbourne

2009     “Fire & Water”, Pardis Gallery, Tehran University, Kish Island, Iran

2008      “Edge”, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne

“Box Hill TAFE Graduate Exhibition”, Meat Market Gallery, Melbourne

2007     “Pat Emery Award Exhibition”, Paynter Gallery, Bendigo