​​​​​​​​​​​LAURa BOYAJIan Expressionist artist

Gallery of paintings & drawings

​​​​RESUME of laura siroog boyajian

Education:

1983 Smith College, Northampton, MA, Bachelor of Arts

1976 Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, OH

2016 salon LAura boyajian #4


2014-15 ARMENIAN MUSEUM AND LIBRARY OF AMERICA, Watertown, MA, Contemporary Art Gallery, Solo Show, Gary Lind-Sinanian, Curator

ALLIANCE FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, AVA GALLERY Lebanon NH, Bente Torgusen, Director.  Margaret Jacobs, Curator of Shows

2011 Solo Poetry Reading

2008 Solo Show and solo Poetry Reading

2000 Solo Show

1997 Solo Show

Eight miscellaneous solo shows in the vicinity of AVA Gallery at churches, hospital, libraries and private galleries

Group Shows, including:

2001 “A FAMILY PORTRAIT” (I was one of six family artists).  AVA Gallery, Director Bente Torgusen

AVA Juried Shows:

2013 “JURIED AWARD WINNERS SHOW”

2004 JUROR’S RECOGNITION AWARD.  Juror: Gerry Auten, Dartmouth College

1993 THE PAINTING PRIZE.  Juror: Colleen Randall, Dartmouth College

1993-2013 AVA annual juried shows. 

Traveling Group Show

1996-8 “TRUTH FROM DARKNESS” (including five paintings by Laura Boyajian).  Sponsor: NAMI (National Association for the Mentally Ill), Juror:  Sarah Mentock

RUSSELL SENATE BUILDING, Washington, DC 

ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, Philadelphia, PA

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING, Laramie, WY

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, Boulder, CO

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Albuquerque, NM

CONVENTION TRANSCO TOWERS ART GALLERY Houston TX

AVA GALLERY, Lebanon, NH

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, Nashville, TN

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER ART GALLERY, Pittsburg, PA

RUSSELL SENATE BUILDING, Washington, DC

Colleges and Universities:  

1996 HARVARD DIVINITY SCHOOL LIBRARY

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, solo show, invited, Harvey Cox, Director

1996 “FEMININE ICONOGRAPHY IN MY RELIGIOUS ART”, Lecture, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, Hanover, NH, sponsored by The CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW ENGLAND, invited by Julianne Cooper S. Forst, Director

1996 UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, Manchester, NH, Solo Art Show, Solo Poetry Reading, with student questions & answers.  By invitation of Julianne Cooper S. Forst, Director.

1994 DARTMOUTH COLLEGE Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center, Solo show, Joel Elgin, Director

1991 SMITH COLLEGE Hillyer Art Gallery, Northampton, MA, solo show.  By invitation of Gary Niswonger, Director

National Competitions:

1995 VIRIDIAN GALLERY, NY, NY.  Juror: Lisa Jennison, Curator, Guggenheim Museum, NY, NY

1995 SPRINGFIELD ART LEAGUE, Springfield, MA, National exhibition.  Juror: Trevor Fairbrother, Curator of Contemporary Art Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA

1995 FABER BIRREN COLOR AWARD SHOW, group show, STAMFORD ART ASSOCIATION AWARD, Stamford, CT.  Juror: Cora Rosswear, Curator Museum Of Modern Art, NY, NY

1992 WARD-NASSE GALLERY, NY, NY, group show

Art in Publications:

1998 The Visitation, page 407 in Neitzel, Michael T., et al, Abnormal Psychology, Boston:  Allyn and Bacon

1987  Cover pen and ink wash drawing of Madonna and Child for New England Review and Bread Loaf Quarterly, Vol. X, No. 2 Winter 1987

Other Art Exposures

2011-2013 three SALONS LAURA BOYAJIAN, West Lebanon NH

2011 GALLERY LAURA BOYAJIAN, Brattleboro, VT, six monthly solo shows on “THE GALLERY WALK”

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