New York ASA Announces Artists for 2009 Artists’ Ball

NEW YORK—The New York branch of the Armenian Students’ Association (ASA) recently announced the participating artists for its annual Artists’ Ball. The famed Armenian art exhibit, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this fall, will be held at a new venue, Ico Gallery Chelsea, during the weekend of Sat., Sept. 26 and Sun., Sept. 27. Ico Gallery Chelsea is located at 606 West 26th Street (by 11th Avenue) in Manhattan’s world-renowned art district Chelsea.

Patrons of the Artists’ Ball will be treated to the works of a highly talented and prolific pool of 23 artists from all over the world. The artists scheduled to display their works are: Lucie Abdalian, Nishan Akgulian, Eliz Alahverdian, Yvonne Albinowski, Steve Altan, Emily Antonian LiMandri, Zabel Artinian, Stephanie Basralian, Nerses Chorekchyan, Alain Fattal, Chris Gasparian, Haro Istamboulian, Aram Kailian, Eileen Karakashian, Susan Kirby, Haik Kocharian, Kevork Mourad, Sevan Naccashian, Kristina Nazarevskaia, Simon Samsonian, Alan Semerdjian, Ani Sevag, and Bérge Ara Zobian.

Spanning six decades, the Artists’ Ball provides artists of Armenian descent with a fantastic opportunity to exhibit their artwork in a professional show. The Artists’ Ball is one of the most well-attended Armenian events in New York City, attesting to its longstanding popularity as a unique cultural and social experience.

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