Lara Kantardjian

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1996  ‘Lara Kantardjian, Paintings’ Habitat Restaurant, King’s Road, Chelsea, London
1999  Transcriptions, Paintings 1998-99′ the Studio Gallery, London
2003  ‘glassworks’ Canary Wharf Studios, London
2009  ‘Four Quartets’ Ravenscourt Photography Gallery, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1993
‘Fine Art One’ Lethaby Gallery, London
– ‘The Thames – Liquid History’ Circle Gallery, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London
– Photographs Aug-Sep 1993 Cite Internationale Universitaire, Paris
– ‘Drawings’ Aug-Sep 1993 Maison des Etudiants Armeniens, Paris

1994
‘Selected Paintings’ Lethaby Gallery, London
– Watermans Fine Art Summer Exhibition, Watermans Art Centre, London

1995
Central Saint Martins Library, Charing Cross Road,
– London Fine Art Show, Central Saint Martins, London
– ‘Top Marks Art’ The London Institute Gallery, London
– Recent LIU Graduates, Touring Exhibition Budapest

1996
‘abstractions’, 6 Invited Artists, Concourse Gallery, London
– Work in Progress, Chelsea, London
– Masters Exhibition, Chelsea College of Art & Design
– Recent paintings, The loft studio, King’s road Chelsea, London

1997
‘drawings’ Cellar Bar, London

1998
Whitechapel Open, 6 Artists (Chelsea MA graduates)
– Studio 9, Fashion Street, London
– ‘Painting is not dead’ the Studio Gallery, London

1999
‘Sea and Sky’ ACAVA Studios, London

2000
‘dark matter’ espace 21, Paris
– Transcriptions Series 1999-2000: Paintings’ ACAVA Studios, London
– recent paintings and photographs London Open House, Palace Wharf

2001
‘Art Upstream’ Hammersmith, London
– ‘Transcriptions Series 2000-2001: Paintings’ ACAVA Studios, London
– recent paintings and photographs London Open House, Palace Wharf

2002
Fine Art summer show Attendi Gallery, London
– recent works ACAVA Open Studios, London
– recent paintings and drawings London Open House Palace Wharf

2003
city trace photographs and paintings ACAVA Open Studios, London
– Press preview / interview: ‘last remnants of love: paintings & photographs’ Palace Wharf, London
– ‘last remnants of love II:’ photographs & mixed media on paper London Open House Palace Wharf
– ‘glassworks’ 5 artists, Canary Wharf Studios, London

2004
‘Transcriptions Series 2003-2004’ paintings & drawings, ACAVA Studios, London
– ‘Between Dark and Dawn: paintings & photographs’ Palace Wharf, London

2005
‘Landscapes of Silica’ paintings & Photographs, ACAVA Studios, London

1995-’00
Art works rented and exhibited to Restaurants and Offices: Architects, Interior Designers & Lawyers
London, Paris, Amsterdam, NYC

2008
recent photographs and paintings London Open House, Palace Wharf
– photographs & drawings Larnaca, Cyprus

2009
photographs & work on paper, Virginia
– ‘voyages: photographs & recent paintings’ London Open House, Palace Wharf London

2010
‘In Transit’ photographs inspired by travel, movement, transport: 25 participating photographers from around the world –
‘We Sink Ships’exhibition 01.04-30.04.2010 and interview
– Bedford Park Photographic Exhibition – June St Michael & All Saints, London
– ‘voyages part II: photographs & recent paintings’ AVACA Studios, London
– London Open House, Palace Wharf

2011
‘nuit trace’ photographs, l’espace 11 Quincampoix, Paris

2012
‘l’art de livres’ – artists handbound books, Artists-run project, Mouffetard Paris
– Press interview / London Open House, Palace Wharf – September

2013
‘Photography Exhibition’ – September Angel Orensanz Foundation for Contemporary Art, NYC
– ‘The Creatives Rising’ – International Photography Exhibition, Long Island City, NYC

2014
15 Photographers selected by 1x for The Shanghai International Photography Festival
– China Art Museum
– Artron – Shanghai International Shipping/Exhibition Center
– Meilan Lake International Art Gallery
– ‘SeeMe Takes Times Square’, Photographs NYC

2016
Word Street Photography #3, Gudberg Nerger Gallery, Hamburg

2017
Word Street Photography #4, Gudberg Nerger Gallery, Hamburg

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The London Institute
Central Saint Martins College of Art
West Thames College
UK Public Catalogue Foundation

AWARDS 

Queen Mary’s Scholarship, 1994
Painting is Not Dead – Joint-Winner, Studio Gallery, 1998 / Awarded Solo Exhibition 1999
‘dark matter’ exhibition winner, espace 21, Paris, 2000
‘glassworks’ – Winner selected for solo exhibition, Canary Wharf Studios, 2003