Individual Artists Initiative Recipient, Queens Council on the Arts, 2010

Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, 2008

Rose Hoffman Epstein Memorial Award, 2005


Additional Activities

Organizer, Harlem Biennale, Harlem, NY

Panelist, Queens Counsel on the Arts, Jamaica, NY

Fine Arts Instructor, Khrimian Lyceum, New York, NY

Founding Member, The Institute of Wishful Thinking, New York, NY


Selected Exhibitions

NeMe Arts Centre, 345 Ellados Street, Limassol, Cyprus November- December 2014

Gallery 400, 400 South Peoria Street, Chicago, November- December 2013

Denise Bibro Fine Art, Juxtaposition, 529 W 20th Street, NYC, September 2013

Centar za Kultumu Dekontaminaciju, Kriza I Alternative, Belgrade, September October 2013

Pori Art Museum,  Etelaranta 28100, Pori, Finland, February-May 2013

KunstVlaai, , Inexactly This, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November-December, 2012

Contemporary Art Center, Thessaloniki, Greece, Warehouse B1, June-October 2012

Astrian Cultural Forum, 11 E 52nd Street, NY, NY Jan.-April 2012

Momenta Art, 359 Bedford Ave. Brooklyn, NY, March-April 2011

Gallery Aferro, 75 Market Street, Newark, NJ, March-April 2010

Curious Matter, 272 5th Street, Jersey City, NY, Sept-Oct. 2010

ICO Gallery, 606 West 26th Street, NY, NY, September 2009

Islip Art Museum, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, New York, June-September 2009

Cue Art Foundation, 11 West 25th Street, New York, June-July 2009

Box Heart Gallery, 4523 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA, January-March 2009

Periferic 8, Bienala de Contemporana, Romania, October 2008

Firehouse Gallery, Garden City, Jan-Feb 2007, Curator: A DiQuinzio, Whitney Museum of American Art

Soho20 Gallery, New York, NY, July-August 2005, Curator: Feresteh Daftari, Museum of Modern Art

Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, July-August 2005



This Week in New York, the Insiders’ Guide to the City, April 2012

Afterimage, Not Politics As Usual, Review by Sabina DeTurk, March 2012

Saatchi, Must-See Shows in New York, William Corwin, Feb. 21, 2012

Newsday, Island Landscapes, but not the Usual, August 2009, Steve Parks

Joan Mitchell Foundation, Catalogue Essay, May 2009, Amoreen Armetta

Absolute Arts Magazine, January 12, 2009, Indepth Arts News: 8th Annual Art Inter-National

The Queens Courier, November 6, 2008:  Periferic 8: Exhibition in Romania, Jessica Lyons.

Armenian Radio Hour, June 22, 2008: Giving Form to Faith, Maral Temiz.

New York Times, August 21, 2005:  Islip Show Sets Sail on a Metaphor, Helen Harrison.

City Beat, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 10, 2005:  Art Review, Manifest Gallery, Julie Bernzott.

The Wave, Rockaway, NY, September 2, 2005:  From the Artists Studio, Susan Hartenstein.



MFA, Queens College, City University of New York

MBA, California State University, Sacramento, California

BS, California State University, Sacramento, California