Malibu Lumber Yard Art Gallery cordially invites the Malibu community
and beyond to: OCEANS – an exhibition of over a decade of paintings
by local artist Seda Baghdasarian. The exhibit is a compilation of over a
decade of paintings, living on the shores of the great Pacific and painting
from life, her journey along the coast.
Seda Baghdasarian is a visionary– an artist who enjoys visual storytelling as a painter,
photographer, experimental filmmaker, art director and architectural /production
designer. Born in Teheran, and raised in United Kingdom, she graduated with first-class
honors degree in Architecture and Interior Design from London Metropolitan University.
Since her first travels to her native land in 2006, Seda has been fortunate to study with
maestro Armen Atayan. A ninety-year-old living legend, who taught academic painting
for four decades at the renowned St Petersburg Academy in Moscow, as well as the
Yerevan Art Academy. A self-taught photographer, Seda has visited and documented
some of the world’s most sacred places. She is strongly committed to the education of
young minds, renovating village schools in Armenia and Peru, and always in support of
the arts as well as environmental conservation efforts & sustainability practices. The
artist lives and works by the great Pacific in Malibu, experiencing, observing, & echoing
the moods of this infinite expanse of water through her own work.