Garo Antreasian Armenian-American, 1922-2018

Antreasian’s exhibition history spans more than 50 years. His paintings, drawings, and master prints are part of the collections of over 60 museums across the United States, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Albuquerque Museum of Art, the Boston Museum of Fine Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago; the Guggenheim Museum; the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Antreasian received numerous honors, awards, and recognition throughout the world. Upon his retirement from UNM in 1988, he devoted himself full-time to his art and his legacy including the publication of his book in 2015 Garo Z. Antreasian / reflections on life and art, with an introduction by William Peterson.