Aghassi participated at Artexpo New York's Spring 2022 edition. This was his first in person exhibition after the pandemic.
Artexpo New York was held April 7 to 10 in Manhattan. Aghassi won the Best Sculpture Award. His work was designated as the best sculpture from a field of 147 exhibiting sculptors from all over the world at the internationally recognized fair. The Curatorial Committee consists of a team of art industry professionals with outstanding reputations and 125+ years of experience in galleries, art industry business, and artist development.