Awards and Residencies CV English pdf
2012 The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) for "Our cyclopean walls" CV français pdf
2012 Residency at the Art and Cultural Studies Laboratories (ACSL), Armenia  
2009 California State University, Fullerton, residency at the Grand Central Art Station, Santa Ana, California  
2009 Etat de Neuchâtel, Service de la cohésion multiculturelle for “Our Storis/Nos Histoires”  
2008 Office fédéral de la culture, Artists-in-Labs residency at the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Lugano  
2007 Office fédéral de la culture for “The mountain comes to me”  
2003 California Council for the Humanities for “Our Stories”  
     
  Education  
2000 Master of Arts, California State University, Los Angeles  
1984 Master of Arts, California State University, Los Angeles  
1976-7  Architecture, University of Tehran, Iran  
     
  Publications  
  Ramela Abbamontian Grigorian, Mario Casanova, Alice Henkes, Suren Manukyan, Alina Mnatsakanian, Karine Tissot, 2018, “One person died”, Edition Art & Fiction, Lausanne  
  Karine Tissot, 2018, CACY [KAKI], n. m., 2013-2017, Edition Art & Fiction, Lausanne  
  2017, “Extra-Muros”, Edition Grand Cachot (catalogue)  
  Anne Aymon de Chambrier, 2016, “Partout”, Edition Visarte Neuchâtel (catalogue)  
  Marie-Léa Zwahlen, 2011, “Entrez libres!”, Musée d’art et d’histoire, Neuchâtel (catalog)  
  2010, “Think art act science”, Swiss artists in labs, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona (catalog)
Jill Scott, 2010, “Networking the margins”, Editions Springer Wien New York
 
  Elizabeth Little, 2009, "Hidden wounds, paper bullets" Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana (catalog)  
  2008, “Jeanne Lombard (1865-1945) et les artistes Neuchâteloises 1908-2008”, Editions Gilles Attinger SA, Hauterive, Switzerland (catalog)  
  Ramela Abbamontian, 2007, “The Diasporic Witness: Reconstructing Testimony in the Works of Contemporary Los Angeles Artists”, Cultural and Ethical Legacies of the Armenian Genocide edited by Richard G. Hovannisian, Los Angeles, CA: Transaction Publishers  
  Ramela Abbamontian, 2006, “Crossing Borders and Imagining Home/land: Armenian Artists Construct a Diasporic Identity in Los Angeles” Shifting Borders, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press.  
  Peter Frank, 2003, “From Ararat to America”, Los Angeles (catalog)  
     
  Selected Exhibitions  
2018 Kunst Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland  
  Tufenkian Fine Arts, Glendale, California (solo)  
  Galerie Kaminska & Stocker, Yverdon, Switzerland (solo)  
  Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland  
  Au joli mois de mai, Bienne, Switzerland  
2017 Garboushian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California (solo)  
  MACT/CACT contemporary art museum, Bellinzona, Switzerland  
  Au joli mois de mai, Bienne, Switzerland  
2016 Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland  
  Théâtre du casino, Aix-les-Bains, France  
2015 MultipleSpacings, Bern (solo)  
  Garboushian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California  
  Monument Ephémère, une nuit, un mur / one night, one wall – CAN, Neuchâtel; Théâtre Grütli, Genève; Théâtre Saint Gérvais, Genève; Projectraum M54, Basel; Centre PasquArt, Bienne; Centre d'art contemporain Yverdon-les-bains; EPFL, Lausanne; Galérie C, Neuchâtel; Université de Moncton, Canada  
  EPFL Rolex Learning Center, Lausanne, Switzerland  
2014 Modern Art Museum Yerevan, Armenia  
  Galerie C, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (robotic performance)  
2013 Gallerie Nelly L’Eplattenier, Lausanne, Switzerland  
2012 Università la Sapienza, Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy  
  The Leonardo museum, Salt Lake City, UT, USA  
2012 Proiectum, Köniz, Switzerland (solo)  
  La Locomotive, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland (solo)  
  Villa Dutoit, Genève, Switzerland  
  Au Joli mois de mai, Bienne, Switzerland  
2011 Centro Arte Contemporanea Ticino (CACT), Bellinzona, Switzerland  
  San Francisco Art Institue, San Francisco, California  
  Musée d’art et d’histoire, Neuchâtel, Switzerland  
  National Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia  
2010 Centro Arte Contemporanea Ticino (CACT), Bellinzona, Switzerland  
  Gallerie Nelly L’Eplattenier (solo), Lausanne, Switzerland  
  Jardin Botanique, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland  
2009 Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, California  
  Musée d'hirsoire, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland (solo)  
  Center for contemporary experimental art, Yerevan, Armenia (solo)  
  Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, California  
2008 Musée d'art et d'histoire de Neuchâtel, Switzerland  
2007 Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland  
  EWZ, Zürich, Switzerland  
2005 Artists' Union, Yerevan, Armenia  
  Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, California  
2004 University of California, Los Angeles, California  
  Articultural Gallery, West Los Angeles, California  
2003 Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, California  
  Articultural Gallery, West Los Angeles, California  
2000 California State University, Los Angeles, California  
  California State University, Los Angeles, California (solo)  
1999 L.A. Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, California  
1998 California State University, Los Angeles, California  
  Gallery 825, West Los Angeles, California  
  Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California  
  Gallery 825, West Los Angeles, California (Juried by Gronk)  
  DADA '98— Los Angeles, California  
  California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California (solo)  
1997 Artist to Artist Gallery, Los Angeles, California (solo)  
     
  

Press
Jacques Girard, 28.5.2015, "L’art contemporain s’expose «partout»", Neuchâtel L'Express
Patrice Neuenschwander, 29.4.2015, "Monument Ephémère", Neuchâtel: Vivre la Ville
Catherine Favre, 22.4.2015, “Le génocide est dans son ADN”, Neuchâtel: L'Express
Salomé Di Nuccio, 4.3.2015, “L’art contemporain pour se souvenir du génocide arménien”, Neuchâtel: Courier Neuchâtelois
Javier Gamero Kinosita, 4.2015, “De Muerte y vida”, Berne: Mundo Hispanico
Bernadette Richard, 18 août 2011, “Des nouvelles du Neuchâtel visuel”, Lausanne: L’Hebdo
Yves-André Donzé, 8 août 2011, “«Entrez libres» dans le dédale de l'empreinte et de la lumière”, Neuchâtel: L’Express
Bernadette Richard, 30 juillet 2011, “Quand l’imaginaire explore la vie et la poésie”, Jura: Le Quitidien Jurassien
Denise Frossard, 15 juillet 2011, “15 artistes comme autant de libertés artistiques”, Neuchâtel: COM
Magdalina Zatikyan, 10 juin 2010, “Ararat en tournée”, Erevan: Gollos Armenii
Paula Selleck, 10 novembre 2009, “Hidden Wounds, Paper Bullets”, Fullerton, CA: California State University, Fullerton, Inside
Daniella Walsh, january 2010, ""Hidden Wounds, Paper Bullets: Iranian Contemporary Art" at Grand Central Art Center of CSU Fullerton", Los Angeles, CA: Art ltd.
Arevik Badalyan, 11 juillet 2009, “The hero of the virtuel displacement is the mount Ararat”, Yerevan: Azg
Ramela Abbamontian, 2008, “Alina Mnatsakanian’s search for home”, Los Angeles, CA: Armenian Reporter Arts & Culture
Sylvia Freda, 4 octobre 2007, “Alina Mnatsakanian, la Heidi d'Arménie”, Neuchâtel: L’ExpressMayda Saris, 12 juillet 2007, “Alina Mnatsakanian Zorik”, Istanbul: Agos
Basile Weber, 23 Août 2006, “Un temple multi-culturel”, Neuchâtel: L’ExpressJanet Samuelian, May 29, 2004, “Artist Mnatsakanian joins high schoolers for multi-media installation”, New York, NY: Armenian Reporter International
Gary Moskowitz, May 24, 2003, “Glendale youth tell their stories”, Los Angeles, CA: L.A. TimesJanet Samuelian, December 30, 2000, “Southland art exhibitions mark end of the 20th century”, New York, NY: The Armenian Reporter International
Evelyn Renata Rueda, December 2000, “Soul expression through arts”, L.A., CA: University Times
Janet Samuelian, November 22, 1997, “Alina Mnatsakanian paintings,installations”, New York, NY: The Armenian Reporter International
Arus Shahbazian, December 11, 1997, “Mnatsakanian’s “Journey” into the inner reaches”, Glendale, CA: Asbarez Daily

                    
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