Artists-in-Residence (AIR) Program Spring 2018 Gary Kachadourian

Joan Mitchell Center Artist-in-Residence

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Gary Kachadourian

Baltimore, MD
Painters & Sculptors Grant recipient (2011)
Awarded residency in 2016 and deferred to 2018

Gary Kachadourian is an artist from Baltimore, Maryland, who has most recently been working in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as part of the Tulsa Artist Fellowship. For the past year he has been making burnished aquatints. He also continues to produce drawings that are designed to be copied, shown, and/or distributed as Xeroxed or laser printed booklets, prints, posters, or objects. Recent exhibitions include New/Now, Philbrook Museum of Art; the 12th National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center;Forest/City at FAM/Western Carolina University; and Baker Artists Awards Exhibition at The Baltimore Museum of Art. His books and posters are carried by Atomic Books, Printed Matter, and Quimby’s Bookstore. He received a Mary Sawyers Baker Prize (2011), a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant (2011), the Trawick Prize (2013), and a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant (2013).

  • City, 2014, large format xerographic prints from scale drawings, 23 x 37 x 10 feet

  • Corner of Vacant Lot Viewed from the Inside, 2013, large format xerographic prints, 9 x 10 x 8 feet

  • Life-Size Pepsi Machine Sculpture on Site of Original Machine, 2012, 7 x 3 x 3 feet

  • Three Scenarios in Front of Cinder Block Walls with Trees in Background, 2014, large format xerographic prints, three panels, 8 x 20 feet each

All works are copyright of the artist or artist’s estate.