PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

EDUCATION

Expected 2021 - MA Art Therapy & Marriage and Family Therapy, Notre Dame De Namur University, Belmont, CA
2018 - BA Art Studio, BA Psychology, Professional Writing Minor, University of California, Davis

RESIDENCIES

2018 - School of Art at the Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

EXHIBITIONS

2021 - Devil Is in the Details, Chautauqua, NY (Virtual)

2020 - Five Year Retrospective Exhibit at the UC Davis Chancellor's Residence, Davis, CA

2019 - Generational Wisdom: The 40th Anniversary Art Show, Belmont, CA

2018 - Chocolate and Art Show, *Benefiting Artists For Trauma, San Francisco, CA

2018 - Painting Our Peace, Chautauqua, NY

2018 - Chautauqua School of Art Annual Student Art Exhibition, Chautauqua, NY

2018 - Myriad, Basement Art Gallery, Davis, CA

2018 - Chancellor’s Residence Art Exhibition, Davis, CA

2018 - Being: Portraiture and Poetry, Basement Art Gallery, Davis, CA

2017 - Alliance Francaise, Curated by the French Consulate of Sacramento in conjunction with UC Davis Study Abroad, Sacramento, CA

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2018 - The Chautauqua Art Scholarship
2018 - Av and Janet Posner Art Scholarship
2018 - The VACI Partners Scholarship
2018 - UC Davis University Writing Program Certificate in Professional Writing
2018 - Departmental Citation in Art Studio, University of California, Davis
2018 - Citation for Outstanding Performance in Art Studio, University of California, Davis
2017 - Summer Abroad – France Connections Award Scholarship, University of California, Davis
2014 - First Place 2D Art Award, Freedom High School Annual Art Show, Oakley, CA

EMPLOYMENT

2020-2021 - Art Therapy and Marriage and Family Therapy Trainee, Bonita house Inc., Casa Ubuntu and Berkeley Wellness Centers, Oakland, CA; Berkeley, CA
2018 - CoachArt Volunteer, Oakland, CA
2018 - Private Tutor in Oil Painting, Davis, CA
2017-2018 - Writing Intern, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

OTHER PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

2018 - Stephen Westfall masterclass in color theory and still life, University of California, Davis
2018 - Invited Performer in conjunction with the opening of Wayne Thiebaud: 1958-1968, Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA
2017 - Summer Study Abroad, Art Studio in Paris and the French Riviera with professors Gina Werfel and Hearne Pardee, Mandelieu-La Napoule, France; Paris, France
2016-2018 - Lab Technician for Analog Photography, Digital Photography, and Printmaking studios at UC Davis, Davis, CA
2012-2014 - Muralist, Freedom High School, Oakley, CA

PUBLICATIONS

Perspectives of a Diasporan: A Heuristic, Arts-Based Inquiry of the Importance of Therapy in Armenia, Master's Thesis, 2021 Mar. 30

CVA Galleries Interview with Anna Muradyan, Matt Smith, and Taro Takizawa, Chautauqua Visual Arts, 2021 Feb. 1

Deflection, Genau Press, Issue #8, Spring 2020 p. 4-5

Crave, HyeBred Magazine, Issue #7, Spring 2020 p. 1 (cover), 7-10, 31

Strong Armenian Women, HyeBred Magazine, Issue #5, Spring 2019 p. 36

Easily Bruised: Stone Fruit, Genau Press, Issue #1, Summer 2019 p. 8