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RÉPERTOIRE Artisite Naccashian Sevan
1-Naccashian
Technique : Dessin, Pastel, Fusain
Affiliation professionnelle : TAC (The Arts Club)
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website: http://www.naregatsi.org/Sevan/
Téléphone: 514 982-9378
ARTIST'S STATEMENT
Biography

“It is possible to show the beauty of anything as long as one sees it, and has something to say.”
Sevan

Graduate from the Institute of Fine and Dramatic Arts of Yerevan, Armenia (1986-1992) with M.F.A. in Painting and Graphics. Continued education in Book Illustration (1992-1995).

Moved to Montreal, Canada in 1990 while still a student, and travelled back and forth to continue education. My culture, travelling, and nature, combined to my personal experiences and ideas, have their unique influence on my work. I paint and exhibit regularly in North America.


Artist’s Statement

Like a dream I remember how as a child I would be attracted to colourful and circular forms, remember the colours and later imagine them, and try to touch them. This evolved and developed with my growth. I feel that painting, like life and nature, is deeply connected with everything that makes our world. For this reason it does not matter whether a person paints a still life, a landscape or an abstraction; or everything and anything for that matter. Painting is when it is from deep within, the hand being the trained tool.

I try to show in my paintings the poetic beauty which exists in life, in sadness… In my compositions I express my inmost thoughts.

There is no such thing as art for art’s sake. Art does have a purpose. Although the process of painting is very individualistic, each painting, given that it has a thought, needs to be shared and viewed upon. The essence of each painting is my personal experiences as well as cultural heritage. The art of painting is universal and it belongs to all times, since humanity can remember itself.


Broadcast of Works & Critical Acclaim

2007. Apr. 28, Mountain Lake PBS Arts Auction: Live Broadcast of work, critique of work and acclaim during Live Broadcast, Mountain Lake PBS TV channel, NY

2006. Dec., Hi Horizon cable TV : Broadcast of works, and acclaim, Hi Horizon, Montréal


Workshops & Teaching

2002-2007 : a)The Arts Club, b)Armenian Cultural Centre, c)Privately;Montreal,QC

Responsibilities include :

Organising workshops, arranging still life, portrait and life model
Teaching the basics of drawing & painting; mixing different paints, composition, proportions, perspective, observation, forms and shading


Private & Corporate Collections

A number of works are part of private and corporate collections, as well as commissioned by art collectors, in Montréal, Toronto, Boston, New York, The Netherlands, London, Russia, Armenia, Georgia

References available upon request


FORMATION
1992-1995 State Institute of Fine Dramatic Arts, Yerevan, Armenia Graduate Student
1986-1992 State Institute or Fine Dramatic Arts, Yerevan, Armenia Master of Fine Arts
EXPOSITIONS
Individuelle
2005 Solo Show Café-Gallery Pi, Montréal, QC
2004 Festiv'art de Frelighsburg ( personal booth ) Frelighsburg, QC
2003 Festiv'art de Frelighsburg ( personal booth ) Frelighsburg, QC
2003 One of a Kind Show ( personal booth ) Jacques-Cartier Pier, The Old Port, Mtl, QC
Collective
2007 27e Exposition Internationale, CAPSQ Argenton sur Creuse, Berry, France
2007 Life Model & Still life Expo The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2007 Commemoration : Group Exhibition American University of Yerevan, Armenia
2007 Preview exhibition : Mountain Lake PBS Stewart Museum, Montréal & Cultural Center NY
2007 Group Show : Women's Art Society Tudor Hall, Ogilvy's, Montréal, QC
2006 Summer Exhibition The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2006 Annual Juried Art Show & Sale The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2005 Small Format Show The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2005 Annual Fall Exhibition The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2005 2 Artists ( presented by AGBU Cultural Commitee) AGBU, Montréal, QC
2005 Annual Juried Art Show & Sale The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2005 Diversity(Independant Show of 4 Artists) The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2004 Small Format Show The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2004 37th National Open Juried Exhibition ( SCA ) Tudor Hall, Maison Ogilvy, Montréal, QC
2004 Annual Fall Exhibition The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2004 Spring Show Katia Lisita Fine Art, Westborough, MA
2004 Naregatsi Art Institute : Art Exhibit Cooper Union NY, NY
2004 Juried Art Show Puck Building, Soho, NY
2004 Annual Juried Art Show & Sale The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2004 Theme Show : Abstract The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2003 Exposiiton d'art ( show of 5 Artists ) Centre Culturelle Arméniens, Montréal, QC
2003 Annual Small Format Show The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2003 Theme Show : Winter Scenes The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2003 20th Choice Exhibition of CAPSQ Chateau Dufresne, Mtl & Salle Imaginaire, Mtl
2003 The Annual Arts Club Fall Show The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2003 The Earth Day Exhibition The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
2003 Juried Art Show Puck Building, Soho, NY
2003 Annual Juried Art Show & Sale The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
RECONNAISSANCES
October 12th -2007 Artiste de l'année par ¨The Arts Club¨ Le Club St-James, Montréal
March 28th, 2004 1st Prize, The Annual Juried Art Show The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
April 6th, 2005 1st & 2nd Prize, The Annual Juried Art Show The Arts Club, Montréal, QC
MÉDIAS
2007-April 28 Live Broadcast of work, Mountain Lake PSB Arts Auction - Mountain Lake PSB TV channel , NY
2006 Guide Galeries Arts Montreal - Publication of work by The Arts Club in GAM
2006 Broadcast of works - Hi Horizon cable TV
2005-2004 Armenian Reporter, NY - Publication of work, critical acclaim, weekly
2005-2004 Horizon - Publication of work, weekly, Mtl, QC
2004 The Easel - Drawings printed, critical acclaim, TAC, Mtl
2003 - - Publication in the catalogue of the Canadian
2001-2007 Works used for postcards and greeting cards - Montreal, QC
1997-2000 Commissioned series of works for postcards - Collage Inc., Yerevan, Armenai
1997-2000 Commissioned series of illustrations childrens, The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien, Armenia