Education

Pres.   Master of Fine Arts Candidate (Sculpture, Object, and Installation)

            University of California, San Diego - anticipated conferral: Spring 2020

2017    Master of Art (concentration in Drawing and Painting)

            California State University, Northridge 

2015     Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Art

             California State University, Northridge

 

Select Exhibitions

2018  a grammar built with rocks - Curated by Shoghig Halajian and Suzy Halajian

- Human Resources LA - Los Angeles, CA 

Now Trending: Third Annual Alpay Scholarship University Juried Exhibition

                     - Juried by Darrel Couturier - Palos Verdes Art Center - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

            Temporal Imaginings -  University of California, San Diego - La Jolla, CA

            Triple-UC Graduate Student Critique Group - University of California, San Diego - La Jolla, CA

            Sustainability and Public Good, 2018 CAA MFA Exhibition - Juried by Corrina Peipon, Eden Phair, HK Zamani

                     - Mary Leigh Cherry, and Peter Mendenhall - California State University, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

             Metamorphosis: The Human Stories - Stockton University -  (travelling) Atlantic City, NJ;

                      - Dresden, Germany; Gyumri, Armenia; Columbus, OH; Edmond, OK; Beaumont, TX

2017     MA/MFA Graduate Exhibition - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Vacation - University of California, San Diego - La Jolla, CA

              Metamorphosis: The Human Stories - Stockton University -  (travelling) Atlantic City, NJ;

                       - Dresden, Germany; Gyumri, Armenia; Columbus, OH; Edmond, OK; Beaumont, TX

              Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Annual Shop Show - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Summer Extravaganza - Madrid Theatre - Canoga Park, CA

              Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian 3rd Annual Art Walk - Van Nuys State Building - Van Nuys, CA

2016     Leaving and Having - Shed Gallery - California State University, Northridge -

                       - Northridge, CA

              PUC PUC PUC - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Annual Juried Show - California State University, Northridge - Juried by Paul Cherwick - Northridge, CA

              Meet the Guild - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Heat Wave - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              CSU Summer Arts Showcase - California State University, Monterey Bay - Monterey Bay, CA

              Annual Shop Show - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Getty Underground - Getty Center - Los Angeles, CA

              Salon de Refuses - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Student Showcase - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

2015      Student Showcase - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Meet the Guild - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

              Spectrum-Gestalt 2 - BLEICHER/GORMAN Gallery - Curated by Airom - Santa Monica, CA

              Roots - On The Ground Floor - Juried by Malika Ali - Los Angeles, CA

              At Home - California State University, Northridge West Gallery - Curated by Cliff Benjamin - Northridge, CA

              Salon de Refuses - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

2014      Student Showcase - California State University, Northridge – Northridge, CA

2011      Student Small Works Showcase – Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, RI

2010     LAVC Student Art Show – Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery - Los Angeles, CA

2009     LAVC Student Art Show - Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery – Los Angeles, CA

              ASU Art Show – Los Angeles Valley College - Los Angeles, CA

              Hidden Gems: Emerging Young Artists – Burbank, CA

 

Awards

2017    Strategic Enhancement of Excellence Through Diversity Fellowship - Graduate Division

            - University of California, San Diego

2016    Graduate Equity Fellowship - Office of Graduate Studies

            - California State University, Northridge

 

Residencies

2016    California State University Summer Arts - Monterey Bay, CA

 

Experience

2018    Graduate Teaching Assistant  - University of California, San Diego - San Diego, CA

            - Introduction to Art Making: 2-D Practices (Fall 2018)

 - Introduction to the Art of Africa and Oceania (Spring 2018)

- Introduction to Visual Art (Winter 2017)

2016    Visitor Services Associate - J. Paul Getty Trust (Getty Center and Getty Villa) - Los Angeles, CA

             President - Painting Guild - Northridge, CA

             Instructional Student Assistant - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA

2015     Production Intern – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions - Hollywood, CA    

2010    Artist’s Assistant – Vance Studley - Los Angeles, CA

             Artist’s Assistant – Sergaey Martirosyan - Los Angeles, CA

 

Workshops

2017    Documenting and Photographing Artwork - California State University, Northridge

            - Northridge, CA

2016    Paper Casting Workshop - California State University, Northridge - Northridge, CA