Gallery Z on Federal Hill announced its newest exhibit “Armenian Artists from Around the World.”
“Gallery Z is showcasing selected Armenian artists in April, in annual commemoration of the Armenian Genoocide, chosen from its extensive niche collection of exceptional fine artists of Armenian origin, past and current, amongst the gallery’s stable of over 400 established artists of all backgrounds,” said Gallery Z in their press release.
The exhibit will run through Sunday, May 26 with an opening reception on Thursday, April 18 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
April’s featured artist is Harut Aghajanian.
Aghajanian is an Armenian artist born in Iran in 1956. His highly intricate figurative works on paper are in both black & white and soft wash tones.
His paintings have been exhibited in Beirut, Lebanon, and Boston.
Additional featured artists include:
Anoush Charlene Bargamian, a.k.a. Sweet Angst, born (1963) and raised in Providence, is an artist/art educator living and working in Chicago who creates abstract paintings and prints employing many mixed media. Her Horses of Honor public art installation was installed in 2014 at the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, UBS Tower, Chicago.
Harutune Hovhanesian Born in 1922, Harutune, who taught for 25 years at the Yerevan Teachers’ Training Institute, states: “A bad teacher represents the truth; a good one teaches how to find it.
George V Kaprielian
Born in Providence, “Varki” is a self-taught local photographer who has commemorated notable Providence landmarks in striking close-up angles.
Kevork Mourad, born 1970 in Syria of Armenian origin, is a world-renowned artist who also combines art with music, dance and theatre. He has had solo exhibitions around the world and has works in museums worldwide. He has produced and directed plays and musical-visual projects, has perfected a technique of spontaneous painting to live music, and is a teaching-artist member of Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. A new visual-musical piece commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, premiered there on November 2, 2018. He lives and works in New York City when not traveling internationally.
Marsha Nouritza Odabashian has exhibited in galleries and museums in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, California and Louisiana and has works in numerous collections.