Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Respect to: Amy Sarkisian

Amy Sarkisian (born 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.) is a contemporary artist[1] living and working in Los Angeles, California. She received a BFA from Kent State University in 1994 and a MFA from UCLA in 1997.
Sarkisian is primarily a sculptor[2] but works in a variety of media that includes painting, drawing and collage. She is known for her jeweled skulls.[3][4] In a 2011 interview, she named Brancusi, Eva Hesse and Louise Bourgeois as among her influences.[5]
Sarkisian is represented by Galerie Carlos Cardenas in Paris and Kathryn Brennan Gallery in Los Angeles. She is also a member of Artists Pension Trust Los Angeles.
Sarkisian has exhibited internationally in galleries and museums

(source Wiki)