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A Life in Art – An Evening with Garo Z. Antreasian
March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$75
Albuquerque Museum Foundation and Albuquerque Museum invite you to a special benefit event featuring distinguished painter, educator, and pioneering lithographer Garo Z. Antreasian.
Garo Antreasian was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1922. He studied with Will Barnett at the Art Students League and Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17 in New York. An early interest in printmaking led him to national notoriety in the technical and artistic potential of fine art lithography. Antreasian became the first Technical Director of the Tamarind Institute of Lithography in Los Angeles in 1960. He moved to Albuquerque in 1964 to accept a faculty position at the University of New Mexico.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 6 – 8 p.m.
Tickets $75 each
Includes appetizers, 1 hosted drink ticket (cash bar also available) and exclusive opportunity to drop a bid on the artwork shown in this invitation.
Tickets are limited and sold on a first come first serve basis.
Proceeds benefit the Albuquerque Museum Foundation’s educational and exhibition support of the Albuquerque Museum
(left) Orinag, 2011, acrylic and wood on panel, 73 x 79 in.
(right) Untitled (80.12.1), 1980, color lithograph on paper, 31 1/2 x 23 in.
6 – 6:30 p.m. | Cocktails and Appetizers
6:30 – 7:15 p.m. | Welcome
A conversation with Garo Z. Antreasian and Andrew Connors, Albuquerque Museum Curator of Art
7:20 p.m. | Meet the Artist and Book Signing
Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to purchase the artist’s original work shown on this invitation
8 p.m. | Artwork winner’s names are drawn and announced