Sarkis Simonian

Sarkis Simonian was born in NYC and has lived in the area since 1979. Originally a filmmaker with eight films to his credit, he switched to painting in 1977 and is self taught. He has previously exhibited in group shows at the Woodstock Guild, Woodstock Artists Association, Petrucci Gallery, Primrose Gallery, Muroff-Kotler Gallery at Ulster Community College, ASK Gallery, and the Woodstock Artist Space, where he also had his first solo show, followed by solo shows at the Woodstock Artists Association, Coffee Gallery and the BSP Gallery. His work has been reviewed in Town and Country, the Kingston Freeman, and the Woodstock Times. He has also shown with the Poets Gallery, which he founded in 1991. Simonian, who considers himself primarily a painter, has published and edited the Poets Gallery anthologies, has had a chap book published by “Look Quick,” and his poems have also appeared in Hunger magazine. He has also written three books of poetry.

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23 Creekside Rd.
West Saugerties, NY
845 247 7416
sarkisandjo@gmail.com