Tuesday, September 18, 2012

The 11th president of Southern Connecticut State University

Armenian Art Exhibit and Reception

An exhibition of artwork by 13 artists of Armenian descent entitled This I Believe: Art As a Salute to Excellence. The exhibition is in recognition of the inauguration of Mary A. Papazian, Ph.D., as the 11th president of Southern Connecticut State University. Papazian is the first American Armenian woman to serve as president of an American college or university.

Curated by Vicki Shoghag Hovanessian, the exhibit features the work of Ashod Bayandour, Arshile Gorky, Sarkis Hamalbashian, Hamlet Hovsepian, Gayane Katchadourian, Vasken Kalayjian, Reuben Nakian, Vahan Rumelian, Ararat Sarkissian, Arthur Sarkissian, Shanoor, Kegham Tazian, and Paul Zenian.

The opening reception is Sept. 27 from 4-6 p.m. The exhibit, which opened Aug. 29, runs through Oct. 21.

Location: Lyman Center Lobby Gallery

Directions: John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

Contact Information: Office of Public Affairs, (203) 392-6589


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