Instagram Live to Host Virtual Studio Visit with Caroline Lais-Tufenkian
Paiement will be doing a virtual studio visit with Tufenkian Fine Arts Gallery Director, Caroline Lais-Tufenkian. It will appear live on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 2pm PST on Instagram Live.
Working in the arts community for two decades, Lais-Tufenkian has organized exhibitions for emerging and established artists working in a variety of mediums and stylistic expressions including abstraction, figurative art, and representational art. Lais-Tufenkian curated exhibitions for Seta Manoukian, John Altoon, Vahe Berberian, Arthur Sarkissian, Aram Vartanov, Joanne Julian, just to name a few. Among the more substantial exhibitions curated by Lais-Tufenkian are the 2001 exhibition “Modern Icon: Contemporary Artists and the Legacy of the Armenian Illuminated Manuscript” at the Brand Library & Art Center, “Los Angeles Intersections” displaying the works of 6 women artists at the newly opened Cal State Northridge art galley, and co-curated “life100” in recognition of the centennial of the Armenian genocide at the Brand Library & Art Center. In 2010, she was invited to be on the Friends of Arshile Gorky committee during "Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective" the major exhibition surveying Gorky's work at MoCA.