NEWFIELDS, N.H. — Artist Apo Torosyan’s new exhibit at Main Street Art, is taking place through November 22.
The gallery is located at 75 Main Street.
“In the previous phase of my art work I portrayed the dark side of life, which was the Armenian Genocide, my family history. Now I am portraying the lighter side of life, which is light itself, representing hope,” Torosyan said.
The title of the show is “Reflections,” which he added, “is part of that evolution , a celebration of life.”
Istanbul-born Torosyan graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, B.F.A./M.F.A. In 1968, and emigrated to the U.S. in the same year. After establishing a very successful visual design company, he sold his company in 1986 to dedicate his time to his art. Since then he has had many solo and group shows all over the U.S. and Europe. His art work has appeared in private and corporate collections in Turkey, Greece, Spain, France, Armenia, Canada and the U.S. his art works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art at Tonneins, Bordeaux, France, the Armenian Library and the Museum of America in Watertown, MA; Ararat Eskijian Museum in Los Angeles; Armenian Western Diocese in Burbank, CA; A.G.B.U. Manoogian Collection, Montreal, Canada; Sacred Heart University, Fairfield CT; Flaten Art Museum in Northfield, Minn., and is in the permanent collection of the Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.
He was a member of the Boston Printmakers and the International Association of Genocide Scholars.