Maria Hosein-Habibi

Maria Hosein-Habibi was born in Afghanistan but grew up in Germany.

She studied English, politics and arts at the University of Hildesheim. There, she obtained her Bachelor´s and Master´s degree. After passing the second state examination, she entered the teaching profession.

Besides being a teacher at a secondary school, she´s currently working at the University of Hildesheim. Additionally, she holds exhibitions where she displays her artwork since October 2016. Her first solo-exhibition was dedicated to the colorful culture of Afghanistan and took place in November 2016. 

Maria Hosein-Habibi was a member of the AVAA (Afghan Visual Art Association NL) and participated in its first art exhibition, which took place in Arnhem, Netherlands. 

In May 2019, she was one of the 9 Afghan artists based in Europe who took part in a group exhibition called Homage to Afghanistan. It was the first exhibition of Afghan artists in the premises of the European Union (European External Action Service) in Brussels. 

She is a member of different associations and supports various projects since she is interested in social development and politics. In 2019, she became a board member of Afghanic e.V. – a non-profit organization which focuses on medical care, cultural participation and education  in Afghanistan and Germany.