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Romeo Melikian

Romeo’s Bio

1987 Born in Tavush Armenia

2004-2011 Studied at Panos Terlemezyan Arts College

Participated in several group exhibitions in Armenia, Lebanon, England and in Russia. Was rewarded with diplomas and letters of acknowledgement.

2015 is a member of “Artists Union of Russia.”

 

Exhibitions:

  • 2008-“A step forward”in Artist Union of Armenia  Yerevan Armenia
  • 2009-“Lost Motherlant”in  Panos Terlemezyyan Arts College Yerevan Armenia
  • 2010-“Armenia-Ross”in Russia
  • 2010-participated in the exhibition of young artist sponsored by the president of the Republik of Armenia
  • 2011-participated in the exhibition of young artist sponsored by the    president of the Republik of Armenia
  •  2012-“Simpony of colors”in Beriut,Lebanon
  • 2012-“New Generation,Selected Artist”in Yrevan Armenia
  • 2012-“Give a Life”Marriot hotel,in Yerevan,Armenia
  • 2013 -10th Aninversary of Arame Art Gallery
  • 2014- Group exhibition,Lincolin,United Kingdom
  • 2016 Etno Art fest London, United Kingdom

Romeo Melikyan’s paintings are in private collections in Armenia, Russia, Lebanon, United Kingdom and USA

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Romeo Melikian No 3 27.5 x 39.5 Inches, oil on canvas
Romeo Melikian "Struggle series" 31.5 x 49, oil on canvas
Romeo Melikian "Collapce series" 31.5 x 39.5 Inches, oil on canvas
Romeo Melikian "City incident series-4" 35.5 x 47 Inches, oil on canvas
Romeo Melikian "City incident series – 6 39. 5 x 51 Inches, oil on canvas
Romeo Melikian "City incident series-5" 39.5 x 51 Inches, oil on canvas

Kaloust Guedel

Kaloust Guedel’s Bio

Kaloust Guedel (born October 31, 1956) is a Cyprus-born American artist. Guedel is known as the founder of the Excessivism movement. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California since 1975

 

One Person Exhibitions:

2014

Red Pipe Gallery, Excess The New Norm, curated by Mat Gleason, Los Angeles, CA

2012

Anzoh Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

2008

  1. Kazan Fine Arts – Collective Addiction, Los Angeles, CA

1991

Audrey Ann Fine Arts, Santa Monica, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015

LA Artcore, Excessivist Initiative, Los Angeles, CA

Garbushian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

haleARTS S P A C E, two person show, Santa Monica, CA

2013

Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Bienal Internacional De Curitiba 2013, Curitiba, Brazil

Memory: International Mail Art Exhibition, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC, Canada

Dwell on Design, Presented by Saatchi Art, Los Angeles, CA

2012

Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art, Laguna Beach, CA

Texas National/Stephen F. Austin State University, Curated by Dave Hickey, Nacogdoches, TX

2011

LAAA, Distinct by design, juror Charlie Manzo of Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Cotrutza Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Shoshana Wayne Gallery – Chain Letter, Santa Monica, CA

Viridian Artists Gallery, Curated by Elisabeth Sussman, Whitney Museum, New York, N.Y.

2010

OCCCA (Orange County Center for Contemporary Art), Santa Ana, CA

Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA

2009

The Annex LA, Los Angeles, CA

Gallery 1018, Los Angeles, CA

  1. Kazan Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

The Annex LA, Los Angeles, CA

Barnsdale Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

Phantom Galleries, Fly with the Cage, Los Angeles, CA

Brand Library Art Galleries, Man’s Inhumanity to Men: Journey Out of Darkness…, Glendale, CA

2008

  1. Kazan Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Busan Cutural Art Center (BIAF), Seoul, S. Korea

Beijing GuanYinTang Art Street (GIAF), Beijing, China

Seojong Center (GIAF), Seoul, S. Korea

  1. Kazan Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Harvest Galleries, Glendale, CA

2007

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Asto Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

2006

Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA

2005

Museum of Modern Art, Yerevan, Armenia

Barnsdale Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

Kerckhoff Gallery (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA

2004

ArtiCultural Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Gallery Veronese, Fullerton, CA

Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA

Kerckhoff Gallery (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA

2003

Forest Lawn Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Enisen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Texas National/Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

2002

The Free Biennial, New York, N.Y.

Exit Art (REACTIONS), New York, N.Y.

Art Center Gallery, Cent. Miss. State Uni., Warrensburg, MO

 

2001

American Swedish Museum, Chicago, Il

Caelum Gallery, New York, N.Y.

St. John’s University, Jamaica, N.Y.

 

2000

Viva Gallery, Northridge, CA

1991

Walker And Walker Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 

1989

Rico Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988

Downy Museum of Art, Downy, CA

1986

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

1985

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Lace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Bank Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

Allied Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

Parsons School of Design, New York, N.Y.

 

Selected Bibliography

whos who in american art

Gallereo Magazine – The Newest Art Movement You’ve Never Heard Of, Friday 20th November, 2015

eNewsChannels – Excessivism Movement Founder Kaloust Guedel explains how Donald Trump Presidential Bid is Excessive, Dec 15, 2015

CaliforniaNewsWire – New Art Movement, Excessivism, is a Commentary on Economic Materialism, By Christopher Simmons – Nov 2, 2015

WideWalls Magazine – EXCESSIVISM – A PHENOMENON EVERY ART COLLECTOR SHOULD KNOW by Angie Kordic, Dec 17, 2015

Huffington Post, Excessivism: Irony, Imbalance and a New Rococo, by By Shana Nys Dambrot, Aug 23, 2015

 

Bienal Internacional De Curitiba 2013 (Exhibition Catalogue), 2013

Yerevan Magazine – read, 2012, Sep. – Oct.

Eyes On: Abstracts by Blaze Hill Press

Armenian Observer – read , Jan. 11, 2012

International Dictionary of Artists by World Wide Art Books, 2011

New American Paintings, 15th Anniversary edition By Open Studios Press, 2009

LA Daily News, April 23, 2009

Man’s Inhumanity to Men: Journey Out of Darkness… (Exhibition Catalogue), 2009

Afisha,Nov. -Dec. 2008

Masters of Today, 2008

Trends (hard cover), 2008

GIAF (Exhibition Catalogue), 2008

BIAF (Exhibition Catalogue), 2008

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator, March 1, 2008

The Armenian Reporter, March 1, 2008

Peter Frank, “Pick of the Week: New Mixed Media,” LA Weekly, 2006

Panorama, May 28, 2004

Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University (Exhibition Catalogue), 2003

From Ararat To America- Contemporary Armenian Artists /Forest Lawn Museum (Exh. Catalogue), 2003

Voice of America (Radio Interview in Armenian), July 7, 2003

News-Press, April 29, 2003

Los Angeles Independent, April 23, 2003

The Artists blue Book by Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson, 2003

Arts & Entertainment, April 23, 2003

17th Annual Greater Midwest International, Central Missouri State University (Exhibition Catalogue), 2002

The Artists blue Book by Ask Art, 2001

New American Paintings By Open Studios Press, December 2000

Gallery Guide, March 1991

Artspace, summer 1991

Artscene, December 1990

50th National Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art (Exhibition Catalogue),1986

 

Professional Experiences:

Guest Curator at H. Kazan Fine Arts, Objects Are Forever, 2010

Co-Curator and Sub-Committee member for 2009 exhibition at Brand Library Art Galleries — Man’s Inhumanity to Men: Journey Out of Darkness

Guest Curator at Forest Lawn Museums From Ararat to America, Armenian Contemporary Artists, 2003

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Kaloust Guedel - Untitled185 Acrylic on vinyl 40x33 2013
Kaloust Guedel - Untitled186 Acrylic on vinyl 40x33 2013
Kaloust Guedel -Untitled187 Acrylic on vinyl 41x32 2013
Kaloust Guedel - Untitled188 Acrylic on vinyl 40x33 2013