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FACTS About Us

More than 180 students, ages 6-18, currently study at Atanian Art Center

Over 2500 students have studied at Atanian Art Center within the past 20 years

More than 200 graduates now continue their education at some of the best art colleges and universities in the US

Out of 200  graduates 86 continue their professional carrier in the fields of art


The classes are taught according to 3 programs:

A.  Basic art classes, for students 6-10 years old

B.  General art education, for students 11-18 years old

C.  Pre-college preparation, for students of 14 years and up


Since the foundation of Atanian Art Center the students have participated in more than 180 different exhibitions in the United States, Armenia, Artsakh and other countries such as Romania, Russia, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Guatemala and many more through the World Awareness Children’s Museum International Youth Art Exchange Program.


The students were awarded with more than 320 diploma’s, awards, and honorable mentions

More than 60 articles were published about Atanian Art Center in Armenian and American Periodicals

2000 a Certificate of Recognition was presented to Atanian Art Center by California State Senate & Assembly

2003 a Mayors Commendation was presented to Atanian Art Center by City of Glendale Mayor, Frank Quintero

2008 a Mayors Commendation was presented to Atanian Art Center by City of Glendale Mayor, Ara Najarian

2005 The Team of Atanian Art Center consisting of Vladimir Atanian, Armen Kazanchyan, Artak Atanyan and Gor Atanian was awarded with Exemplary Achievement for Artistic Excellence in Creation of “Colorama” at the Pacific Community Center in Glendale

The activities of the Center were broadcasted on Armenian television stations of Los Angeles and Yerevan, Armenia

2007 Vladimir Atanian has received a Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award in the arts

The Center has organized special meetings with famous Armenian and American artists, writers, and influential people

2010 Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from member of congress United States of America, Adam Schiff

2010 Commendation of County of Los Angeles supervisor Michael D. Antonovich

2011 Certificate of Special Recognition from Ministry of Culture of the Armenian Republic

2012 Honorary Award  by the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora

2013 Honorary Award  by the Armenian Ministry of Culture 

2013 Honorary Award  by the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora 

2013 Certificate of Recognition from the House of Representatives of the United States, Congressman Adam Schiff


The most recent, 20th Anniversary catalog is the 7th Edition of its kind and the 41st Publication of the Center.




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