1985 M.F.A. Painting, University of California, Los Angeles
  1982 B.A. Painting, University of California, Los Angeles

Grants and Awards_

  1990 California Arts Council: Artists Fellowship in Visual Arts, Painting
  1987 National Endowment for the Arts: Visual Artist Grant in Painting
  1987 Outstanding Faculty Award, San Diego State University
  1984 & 1985 Mangasarian Armenian Scholapship, yearly, Los Angeles, CA
  1984 & 1985 Graduate Division Research Grant, yearly, U.C.L.A.
  1981-1984 Fine Arts Council, yearly Fellowships, U.C.L.A.

Reviews and Publications_

  1997 Mustang Daily; Cal Polytechnic State University, 11/6/97, Carrie Cardoza, "The Shape of Things"
  1996 Oakland Tribune; 1/6/96, Jolene Thym, "Wood Works"
  1990 Artweek; 8/2/90, Nancy Ann Jones. "Webs of Meaning"
Los Angeles Times; 7/1/90, "Art World"
L.A. Center for Photographic Studies; 11/90, "Fine Photographs"
  1989 Video Annex–Long Beach Museum of Art, 1/89, "Enlarging the Repertoire"
Los Angeles Times; 11/11/89, Cathy Curtis, "Frailty of Power"
L.A. Weekly; 2/24/89, Peter Frank, "Art Pick of the Week"
Los Angeles Times; 2/16/89, Marlene Donahue, "Toying with the Limits of Photography"
Artscene; 2/89, Dinah Berland, "Enlarging the Repertoire"
Los Angeles Times; 1/22/89, Z. Dubin, "Developing Photo Artists"
Long Beach Telegram; 1/22/89, Dinah Berland, "Photo's Farthest Reaches—Art Brings the Medium Full Circle"
Orange County Register; 2/24/89, L. Tuchman, "Enlarging the Repertoire"
Long Beach Museum of Art Foundation; Spring 89, "Museum News"
  1987 Los Angeles Times; 11/15/87, "National Kudos"
Art in America; 12/87, W. Robinson, "NEA Artists Fellowships"
  1985 Los Angeles Times; 10/10/85, William Wilson, "Newcomers Show"
Asbarez Armenian News; 10/5/85, H. Varjabedian, "Modern Aborigines"

Teaching Experience_

  2000-2001 Instructor in Art, Painting and Drawing; California State University Domingez Hills
  1992-1997 Instructor in Art, Painting and Drawing; Pasadena City College
  1989-1990 Lecturer in Painting, Californai State University Long Beach
  1986-1988 Visiting Lecturer in Painting, Drawing, Multimedia; San Diego State University
  1983-1985 Teaching Associate in Painting; University of Calilfornia Los Angeles


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