Maria Hosein-Habibi was born in Afghanistan but grew up in Germany.
After high school graduation, she started studying English, politics and arts at the University of Hildesheim. There, she obtained her
Bachelor´s degree (2011) and Master´s degree (2012). After passing the second state
examination (2014), she entered the teaching profession.
Besides being a teacher at a secondary school, she´s currently working on her PhD at the University of Osnabrück.
Additionally, she holds exhibitions where she displays her artwork. In October 2016, she participated in a group exhibition for the first time after high school. (As a high school student she successfully took part in the art competition “Jugend gestaltet” ). Her first solo-exhibition, which was dedicated to the colorful culture of Afghanistan 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. She is interested in social development, politics and a member of different associations and supports various projects. She also
is a board member of AFGHANIC.e.V. - charity organisation which focuses on medical, cultural and educational issues in Afghanistan and Germany.