Laura Durgaryan, Dancing Women, 2007, graphite with acrylic and black ink on canvas, 36 x 24 in.
Laura Durgaryan, a native of Armenia, graduated with her Bachelors of Arts in Fine Art from the University of Fine Arts in Yerevan. While developing her unique artistic skills for nearly the past 30 years, Laura worked as an art instructor, teaching both groups and private pupils. Moving to America has made Laura’s art more diverse in nature, adding new knowledge and technique which allows her to further experiment with her creative visions. Laura also has experience in wall décor finishes and interior design, and with this knowledge, she masters unique forms of textures in her paintings. Previous life experiences and adversity, allows Laura to express resilience in every composition she completes. She also uses Russian history and art to inspire her still life paintings.
Through group as well as solo exhibitions, Laura Durgaryan's paintings have become highly sought after works of art. Durgaryan has received numerous awards as a “Distinguished Artist” and honorable mentions in various magazines. Her works have been presented in diverse galleries include the Levernissage Gallery of Fine Arts, and The Galleries in Carmel City as well as in exhibitions by Vendome Aditions, JonDo Company, and Bausman Company. Her paintings have appeared in many parts of the world including Armenia, Germany, and France. Laura strives to inspire individuals through her power of imagination and her creations.