Born 1988, Yerevan, Armenia
BFA, 2010 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA

Anna Navasardian is a multi-disciplinary creative working across fine art and commercial photography as a painter, stylist and art director. She is one half of the commercial creative studio PRAN which focuses on crafting uniquely tactile narratives using still and moving images for beauty and fashion brands. In addition to this partnership, Anna also works independently as a set designer and stylist. She is represented by Ethan Cohen Gallery for her work in painting.

Solo Exhibitions

2023  Portraits, Ethan Cohen KuBe Beacon NY
2023  Cry, Rage, Paint, Ethan Cohen Gallery New York NY
2016  Assembly, Galerie Andreas Binder Munich DE
2015  VOLTA NY, Galerie Andreas Binder New York NY
2014  Black and White, Claire Oliver Gallery New York NY
2013  KIDS, Galerie Michael Janssen Singapore
2012  Gathering Layers, Galerie Andreas Binder Munich DE
2011  Open, Gasser Grunert Gallery New York NY
2010  Child,  Artspace 105 Pittsburgh PA

Group Exhibitions & Fairs

2023  Back to School, Ethan Cohen KuBe Beacon NY
2023  EXPO Chicago, Ethan Cohen Gallery Chicago IL
2022  Art Miami, Ethan Cohen Gallery Miami FL
2022  Birds of a Feather, Ethan Cohen KuBe Beacon NY
2022  VOLTA Basel, Ethan Cohen Gallery Basel CH
2021  Doors of Perception, Ethan Cohen KuBe Beacon NY
2019  Orphans of Painting II, Ethan Cohen KuBe Beacon NY
2019  Double X, Ethan Cohen Gallery New York NY
2018  Talent Show, Ethan Cohen Gallery New York NY
2017  Here’s Looking Back at You, Mana Contemporary Jersey City NJ
2017  Orphans of Painting, Ethan Cohen Gallery New York NY
2017  Art Remixed, Ethan Cohen Gallery New York NY
2016  Claire Obscure, Galerie Andreas Binder Munich DE
2014  First Blossom,  Ornis A. Gallery Amsterdam NL
2010  If Found Please Return To, Regina Miller Gallery Pittsburgh PA
2010  Close Encounters, The Frame Pittsburgh PA
2009  Undivided Berlin, The Gallatin Galleries New York NY

Collections & Awards

2016  Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City NJ
2015  Franks-Suss Collection, New York NY
2010  Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, Cambridge MA
2009-2010 John L Porter Fine Art Award, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA
2009  Samuel Rosenberg Fine Art Award, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA


Binci Heeb “Of Rulers and Stereotypes: A First Walk through Volta13”, June 2017
“Anna Navasardian” Floorr Magazine, May 2017
“Expo Chicago” Harper’s Bazaar China, October 2014
Macarena Merino, “Anna Navasardian: Behind Expressionism” Arte Al Limite Magazine, Fall 2014
Cait Munro, “Our 30 Favorite Works from the Summer’s Last Fair” Artnet News, July 2014
Brian Fee, “Past Feature NAP Artists at Volta NY 2014” New American Paintings, March 2014
Sharon Butler, “Heads and Tails: The Figure at Volta” Two Coats of Paint, March 2014
Cedar Pasori, “Emerging Artists From Volta You Should Know” Complex Magazine, March 2014
“60 Works in 60 Seconds From VOLTA NY” Blouin Artinfo, March 2014
“VOLTA NY 2014, an Invitational Solo Project Fair” The Collector Tribune, March 2014
Mica Hartman, “Volta NY Emerging Artists” ArtSee, March 2014
“Volta NY: 13 Artists to Watch”  Arts Observer, March 2014
“Anna Navasardian: Black and White at Claire Oliver Gallery” Arte Fuse, February 2014
Jeffrey Carlson, “The Expressive Figures of Anna Navasardian” Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, February 2014
Agnese Civle “Photo Report: VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary” Arterritory, November 2013
Schwartz Art Collection Harvard Business School, Fall 2013
Dale Eisinger, “The 25 Best Artists 25 And Under” Complex Magazine,  Sept 2013
“Anna Navasardian on Paint's Poetic Nature” Blouin Artinfo, May 2013
“Art Highlights” Time Out Singapore, April 2013
Jean Tan, “Kids: “A Solo Exhibition by Anna Navasardian” MUSE Magazine, May 2013
“Best of Pulse Art Fair” Arte Fuse, May 2013
“PULSE New York” Aesthetica, April 2013
Helmi Yusof, “Armenian Artist Anna Navasardian is Drawn to the Dark” The Straits Times, March 2013
Brita Sachs, “Munich Opens a Light” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, October 2012
“Kunst im Kerzenschein [Art under Candlelight]” Suddeutsche Zeitung, October 2012
“New Painter ‘Opens’ with Portraits” ArtCaste, September 2011
Marina Hakhverdyan, “Painter Anna Navasardian on The Nature of People” 168 Hours, July 2011