CV

Karen Sargsyan CV

Born 1973, Yerevan, AM

Based in Amsterdam

Education

2006-2007 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Amsterdam, NL

Residencies

2017 Auckland Print studio, NZ

2014 DordtYart 2014, Dordrecht, NL

2012 SECCA (Southeastern Center for Contemprorary Art ), Winston-Salem, NC,USA
2011 AMBACH&RICE , LA , USA
2008 Villa Romana, Florence, IT

2008 Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill (NY), USA

2006, 2007 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten

Fellowships/stipends

2016 Awarding Stipendium Program for Established Artists, Mondrian Foundation

2015 Dommering Foundation

2014 DordtYart

2013 Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst

2012 Mondrian Foundation
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 FBKVB

2006-2007 Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs/DCO/IC, NL

Artist talk, lectures and masterclasses

Art Brussels – artist talk

ArtEZ Art & Design Enschede, – lectures

Groninger Museum –  artist talk, masterclasses, workshop

Jan Cunen Museum – workshop,masterclasses

Bhutan International Art Festival – artist talk ,workshop,masterclasses

Alanica Art Symposium- artist talk, masterclasses, workshop

DordtYart,-artist talk

Awards

2007 ‘Thieme Art Award’

Upcoming Exhibitions 2016-2017

2016 ARTeffect Festival, Amsterdam, NL

2016  Museum Diepenheim, NL

2017 Auckland Print studio, Auckland, NZ

Group Exhibitions

2015 Moskow biennale, RU

2015 Manifesta, Amsterdam, NL

2015 Abn Amro group exhibition, Amsterdam, NL

2015 Cultura Nova Theater Festival, theater Heerlen, NL

2015 Museum Schunck, Super Nova, Heerlen, NL

2015 Jan Cunen Museum , Oss, NL

2015 Bhutan International Art Festival, Bhuthan, BT

2014 DordtYart 2014, Dordrecht, NL

2014 Alanica Art Symposium , NCCA’s Vladikavkaz, RU

2013 Coup de Ville , Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, BE

2013 Galería José Robles, Madrid, SP

2013 Stedelijk  Museum Kampen, Kampen, NL

2012 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art , Museum (SECCA), NC, USA

2012 “Migrasophia” Maraya Contemporary Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE
2012 Gallery LUMC ‘’Dimensies van papier’’, Leiden, NL

2012 Museum Hilversum “ Figuurlijk” , Hilversum, NL

2012 Distinctively Dutch Festival, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2011 “Material World” Groninger Museum, Groningen, NL http://www.groningermuseum.nl/en/press/2011/press-release-material-world-art-design-and-fashion

2010 Holland Paper Biennale , Coda Museum, Apeldoorn, NL
2010 Ministry of Education,Culture and Science, Den Haag, NL
2010 CBK Zuidoost “ Edgar Cairo” Amsterdam, NL
2009 Wooff wooff or who killed richard wagner – performance by barre land), Groninger Museum, Groningen, NL, Centraal Museum Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
2009 CODA Museum , Apeldoorn, NL

2009 ‘StressedSpaces’, KW14, s-Hertogenbosch, NL

2009 ‘Made in Arnhem’, Museum of Modern Art , Arnhem, NL

2009 The Dutch Parliament, Den Haag, NL

2009 Gallery Ambach & Rice , Seattle, ( WA), USA

2009 Wonderland, Museum KadE , Amersfoort, NL

2009 Gallery Juliette Jongma, Amstrdam, NL

2009 Double Dutch, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill , NY, USA

(Selected) solo exhibitions 2007-2014

2014 Gallerie Plaatsmaken, Arnhem, NL

2014 “The small stories” Ambach&Rice, LA, USA http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-review-karen-sargsyan-20140210-story.html

2011 “Prisoners of  conscience” Gallery Ambach&Rice, LA,USA http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/12/art-review-karen-sargsyan-ambach-rice.html

2009  ‘ Abroad Understanding ‘ Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art,  Peekskill (NY), USA http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/03/nyregion/westchester/03artwe.html?_r=0

2009 Galerie Ambach&Rice , Seattle,WA,USA

2009 Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL

2008 “The Theory of Art’, Fris Museum, Buro Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, NL

2008 Villa Romana, Florance, ITA

2008 Pierroting, Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL

2008 The Touching, Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

2008 ‘Hamlet’, Suzie Q Projects, Bob van Orsow Gallery, Zurich, SW

2008 ‘Rehearsal’, Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL

(Selected) group exhibitions 2007

‘Prospect Park II’, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, NL
Harris Lieberman, ‘Zes’, New York (NY), USA,

Marc Foxx Gallery, ‘Zes’ Los Angeles (CA), USA,

Museum de Fundatie ,Kasteel het Nijenhuis, Heino, ‘Schelter:

Tenten, hutten en andere schuilplaatsen’, NL

European Kunsthalle, Köln, DE, ‘KölnShow 2’ Galerie Cristian Nagel, DE

Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, NL

Open Studios, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL

(Selected) group and solo exhibitions 1999-2006

2006 Open Studio’s, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam ,NL

2006 ‘Rijksakademie at Parts’ Parts, Xiamen City, CN

2004 Kunsthuis 13, Velp, NL

2000 Galerie Mackenbach, Arnhem, NL

1999 Sonsbeek Museum, Arnhem, NL

(Selected) artfairs 2007-2016

Art Rotterdam, (with Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL)

Art Amsterdam, (with Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL)
Nada, (with Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL) USA

Nada, ( with Galerie Ambach & Rice , Seattle,WA,) USA

Fiac, (with Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL) FR

Frieze, (with Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL) GB

Arco, (with Galerie Bob van Orsow, Zurich, ZW) SP

Art Basel, (with Galerie Bob van Orsow, Zurich, ZW) USA

Art Brussels ,(with Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam) BE
Art LA, ( with Galerie Ambach & Rice , LA,CA) USA

Art Rotterdam spetial project DordtYart

(Selected) articles and reviews

2007 – 2015

Esther Darley, overview Art Amsterdam, Kunstbeeld #

Sandra Spijkerman, review on Art Amsterdam, Trouw, 7

Paola van de Velde, review on the artist, De Telegraaf, 2

Judith van Meeuwen, Kunstbeeld 1/2008

NRC Handelsblad, ‘Maandenlang streepjes zetten. Kunstenaars op achtste Art

Rotterdam kiezen voor ingetogenheid’, Machteld Leij

NRC Handelsblad, ‘Grimmige en raadselachtige

miniatuurkleisels’, Marina de Vries, (7 March)

Het Financieele Dagblad, ‘Strijdtoneel in zachte pasteltinten’,

Manon Berendse, (16 June )

Monopol, ausstellungen Koln2show

Mister Motley nr. 14 2007, Hanne Hagenaars p. 54-55

De Volkskrant, Marina de VriesMetropolis M, Ingrid Commandeur http://metropolism.com/magazine/2007-no6/de-utopie-van-een-knipselkoning/
The New York Times “ Sculpture Born of Scissors and Paper”

Benjamin Gnocchio ( 03 may)
Los Angeles Times art review : Karen Sargsyan at Ambach & Rice De Telegraaf ( DordtYart )Het Financieele Dagblad ( DordtYart )

Publications, Media

2008     The Touching, monograph Karen Sargsyan, Thieme Publishers, Amsterdam Adriaan van der Staay, Imagining emotion, art as a binding

element in contemporary society, Rijksakademie van beeldend kunsten, NL

2009 Stressed Spaces KW 14

Unlocked # 2.5 Rabo Art Collection
Wonderland KAdE
M.I.A invites

2010 Beautiful/Decay Magazin

Artasiapacific Magazine

AVRO Kunstuur

Material World , Groninger Museum

Horizon TV live interview, LA

Artist talk at Art Brussel

2012 “ Migrasophia” Maraya
2013 Paperless , SECCA
Coupe de Ville “ attracted by another level ”

2014 Alanica Art catalog

2015 DirdtYart catalog

2016 Abn Amro Art catalog

Collections

Maraya Art Collection

Bonnefanten Museum Art Collection

KRC Collection

AMC Collection

Rabo Art Collection

HVCCA Art Collection

Nederlandse Bank Art Collection

Achmea Art Collection

Prive Art Collections

National Russian Art Collection

Abn Amro Art  Collection