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Gary Kachadourian

Gary Kachadourian lives in Baltimore, Maryland. His recent work has been drawing centered and is often designed to be copied and shown and distributed as Xeroxed or ink jet printed booklets, prints or posters. Recent exhibitions of his work include One Every Day: A Printeresting Curatorial Project, EFA Project Space, NY; Super/Prime: Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA; FAX at the Contemporary Museum, Baltimore; Rectified at Gallery Four; Failure and Better, both at The Lab at Belmar, Lakewood, CO; and Copilandia in Sevilla, Spain. His books and posters have been carried by Cinders Gallery, Half Letter Press, Printed Matter, Tryk Tryk Tryk, and Quimby's Bookstore. He received one of three Baker Artists Awards for 2011 and will be showing a large scale installation at The Baltimore Museum of Art in September, 2011 as part of that award.

He worked for the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, formerly the Mayor's Advisory Committee on Art and Culture, from 1987 to 2009 where he coordinated grant programs, exhibitions for Artscape, the city's mural program and numerous temporary public arts projects in the city of Baltimore. He is currently attending an MFA program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He regularly curates exhibitions such as Picture Window, an exhibition of 100 artist installations on boarded buildings in the city, Reenactments, an exhibition of artist's drawings from memory of drawings they made in childhood, and Forum of 40 Champions, an exhibition of artist made D&D-like figurines, for the Minstallation Gallery.