EDUCATION   Hunter College, New York, NY, MFA Degree
    University of Pennsylvania, graduate course work
    Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, BFA Degree with honors
    Rhode Island School of Design, Pre-college Art Program
RESIDENCIES   MASS MoCA, Assets for Artists Residency, North Adams, MA
    Vermont Studio Center, Artists Residency, Johnson, VT
    The Textile Arts Center, Artist in Residence. Brooklyn, NY
    American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist. Rome, Italy
    Citè Internationale des Artes, American Center in Paris Award. Paris, France
2019   Five Not So Easy Pieces, curated by Robert Scalice, University of Buffalo, NY
    Every Woman Biennial, curated by C. Finley, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY
    Posession and Creation, curated by Alayna Wiley, Chashama, Brooklyn, NY
    Weave: Pattern in Three Dimension, curated by Tom Kotik, Arts Brookfield, New York, NY
    Nestled In The Warm Embrace Of Painting, curated by Kirk Stoller, Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    TAC Reunion Exhibition, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Geometric Relations, curated by Jessica Porter, The Yard, Brooklyn, NY
2018   Seen and Unseen, The Collective Gallery, Woodstock, NY
    A Fluid Tapestry, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    Softgeometry, Courtyard House, Brooklyn, NY / SOLO SHOW
    Line of Vision, In-Case, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
    Uncertain, Norte Maar / CounterPointe Ballet performance at Actors Fund Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
    It Went Like This: The Sky Was Beautiful on Fire, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpellier, Vermont
    Spirit Rose a Metre, Sardine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    Carnival of Connectivity, Brooklyn Arts Coucil, Brooklyn, NY
2016 - 2017   Radius 50, curated by David A. Ross, WAAM / Woodstock Artist Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY
    ACT I, Instarlodge at Hudson Hall, Hudson, NY
    Domestic Specimans, Mushroom Project Space / 56 Bogart St. Brooklyn, NY / SOLO SHOW
2010 - 2015   New Collector BK, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    If Walls Could Talk, Firework Gallery, Brooklyn,NY
    Gowanus Marketplace, Proteus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    Framed, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    Cycle 3 Artists, TheTextile Arts Center, Artist in Residence Exhibition. Brooklyn, NY
2005 - 2010   Double X, Visual Arts Gallery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama
    FILMIDEO, Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ
    What She Wants..., New Center for Contemporary Art, Louisville, KY / SOLO SHOW
    Schöner Arsch, Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ
    Point of Purchase, curated by Gretchen Wagner, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Mellow Mode, Destination Art Space, New York, NY
    With Strings Attached, Ruby Green Gallery, Nashville, TN
 2000 - 2005   CRITS' PIX, curated by Lilly Wei, Black & White Gallery, Brooklyn,NY
    Postcards From the Edge, Robert Miller Gallery, NY
    BABES, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    Idyllic By Nature, Permanent Collection of the US Embassy, ART in Embassies Program, Yerevan, Armenia
    Awakening, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY / SOLO SHOW
    95 Canal Project: Out of Our Element, Chamber Fine Arts,New York, NY
    Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
    XS, Tattfoo Gallery, Staten Island, New York
    The Matzo Files, Streit's Matzo's, New York
    Imagine, Vinicio: Spazio Progetto, Ansedonia, Italy / SOLO SHOW
    White Columns Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Gallery, New York
    20/20, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    New Video, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia / SOLO SHOW
1995-1999   Yesterday Yes a Day, Citè des Artes, Paris, France / SOLO SHOW
    Spliced, New Video, The Void, New York, NY
    123 Nothing Happened..., Chamber Fine Arts, New York, NY
    Kitty, The Void, New York, NY
    Armenian Artists Project, Gorky Gallery, New York, NY
    Photon, Two person show with Paul Johnson, Spring Gallery, New York, NY
    Constructions, Painting, Process, Armenian Museum of America, Boston, MA
    MFA Thesis Exhibition, Vorhees Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
    Double Diamonds, Two person show with Daniel Bozkov, Chamber Fine Arts, New York
    Reproductive Technologies, Hunter College, New York, NY
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