Resume

 

 

Education

Kala Hagopian: 4 Year Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, 2009

Kala Hagopian is the former co-founder of Chroma Dolls LLC (2012-2016)

 

Murals

2018

-Eco Mural Project: Amphibian, University City Housing, Philadelphia, PA

-Eco Mural Project: Arowana, Red Lotus Spa, Philadelphia, PA

-Mural design for the Philadelphia Marathon’s 25th Anniversary through the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

-Mural design for CSL Behring and the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

-Archetype Solutions Group Interior Mural

-New Courtland Fellowship Mural and Painting Workshops 3, Center For the Emerging Visual Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

-Brauhaus Schmitz, South Street, Philadelphia, PA.

-Eco Mural Project: Kauai Coral Reef Life, One Stop Deli, Philadelphia, PA.

-Symbiosis, Emlen School, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA.  

-Mural design for TD Bank & The Village of Arts & Humanities, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2017

-Victim Advocates, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Harrisburg, PA.

-Neighborhood Bikeworks Mural and Community Paint Day, Philadelphia, PA

-Metamorphosis, NewCourtland Fellowship Mural and Painting Workshops, Center For the Emerging Visual Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2016

-Toll Brothers, Apartment Living Mural, Phoenixville, PA.

-Front Street Mural Project, Honeygrow, Philadelphia, PA

-Creative Corner Mural and Community Design Workshop, Feltonville Rec. Center, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA

-ZAPPOS and Beautify Earth project, 1 of 10 nationwide murals, Philadelphia, PA

-Boys and Girls Club Mural and Community Paint Days, Vineland, NJ

-Cleavers, Center City Philadelphia, PA

-Drexel Dragons, The Summit, Philadelphia, PA

 

2015

-Daddy and Me Mural and Community Paint Day, Fairton Correctional Institution, Fairton, NJ

-Ann Dougherty Garden Memorial Mural, Free Library of Philadelphia, Kensington Branch, Philadelphia, PA

-Spartans, Philadelphia New Years Mummers Brigade, Philadelphia, PA

-Cancer Treatment Centers of America Mural and Community Paint Day, FORCE Conference, PA Convention Center, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Philadelphia, PA

-Southern Flair, Scratch Biscuits, Philadelphia, PA

-New Courtland Fellowship Mural and Painting Workshops, Center For the Emerging Visual Arts, Philadelphia, PA

-Hello Monday, New York, NY

-Colligas Mural and School Paint Days, The Hillside School, Allentown, PA

-Babes, 826 N Broad St., Philadelphia, PA

 

2014

-Project Street Art - Location 7, Friedman Electric, Stroudsburg, PA

-Forever Home Mural and Community Paint Day, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, N.East, Philadelphia, PA

-When Women Gather Mural and Community Paint Day, The Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Pennsylvania Convention Center, PA

-Welcome, Colligas Family Markets: ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA

-Garden of Knowledge, Acclaim Academy, Germantown, PA

-Our Urban Landscape, Re-envision, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Colligas Family Markets: ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA

 

2013

-Historic South Philly, Private Mural Commission, Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA

-No Place Like The Shore Mural and Community Paint Days, Shore2Love NJ Mural Tour, Seaside Heights, NJ

-Party Favor, Colligas Family Markets, ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA

-Americana, Colligas Family Markets, ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA

-Vineyards, Colligas Family Markets, ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA

-Royalty, Upper Darby High School, Upper Darby, PA

 

2012

-Movement Series 4, RAWawards, Philadelphia, PA

-Movement Series 1, ReSource Arts, Philadelphia, PA Murals Featuring Chroma Dolls

-Paint 4 Play Mural and Community Paint Day, The Big Sandbox, George W. Nebinger Elementary School, Philadelphia, PA

-Magic Carpet, Designed by: Candy Coated, Sponsored by The Association for Public Art, Eakins Oval, Philadelphia, PA

-Polly Apfelbaum + Dan Cole: The Love of Gene Davis,  Installed by: Chroma Dolls LLC, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA

-Rise And Shine Mural and Community Paint Days, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Affiliated with Sobriety Through Outpatient, Department of Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA

-Peace is a Haiku Song Mural and Community Paint Days, Designed by: Parris Stancell, Josh Sarantitis, in collaboration with poet Ursula Rucker, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA

-Salida Del Sol: Arroyos, Designed by: MLS Studios, Mark and Stephanie Medoff Theater, Las Cruces, NM

-Our Vision, Our Testament Mural and Community Paint Days, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Sobriety Through Outpatient, Philadelphia, PA

-Finding The Light Within Mural and Community Paint Days, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Affiliated with The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Department of Behavioral Health, Horizon House, Philadelphia, PA

 

2011

 

-Tell Me What You See Mural and Community Paint Days, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Sobriety Through Outpatient, Philadelphia, PA

 

Exhibitions

2017

-Summer Invitational, Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

-Passport to Paradise, Era Contemporary, Bala Cynwyd, PA.

-Snowflake Biennial, Heavy Bubble, Philadelphia, PA.

-Winterscapes, Era Contemporary, King of Prussia, PA.

 

2016

-City Arts Salon, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2015

-New Courtland Fellowship, Center For The Emerging Visual Arts, Tyler School of Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

-Women Artists, Artist’s House, Philadelphia, PA

-Young Visions, Artist’s House, Philadelphia, PA

 

2014

-Mural Arts Staff Show, Thomas Eakins House, Philadelphia, PA

-The Muse, The Lover & The Misfit, Impact Hub, Philadelphia, PA

-Through Dangers Untold, Arch Enemy Arts, Philadelphia, PA

-Mural Arts Staff Show, Thomas Eakins House, Philadelphia, PA

 

2013

-Celebration of Art and Life, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

 

2012

-RAWartist of The Year Semi-Finalists Show, RAWarts: g lounge, Philadelphia, PA

-ENSEMBLE, RAWarts: g lounge, Philadelphia, PA

-ReSource Arts, Crane Arts Old School: The White Space, Philadelphia, PA

-Mural Arts Staff Show, Thomas Eakins House, Philadelphia, PA

-Wall Ball Auction, Vie, Philadelphia, PA

 

2011

-Exhibition with Blaise Goldman, Colonial Wall Coverings, Philadelphia, PA

-Juried Exhibition for Emerging Regional Artists, Delaware County Community College, Juried by Kate Kraczon, PA

 

2010

-Solo Exhibition, Portside Parlor & Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

-Group Show, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Alumni Gallery, Juried by Michael Gallagher and Liz Osborne

-Membership of 'Armenian Women Artists' Online Gallery, http://www.aiwa-net.org

-Art Scene Today Cityscape Finalist, Juried by Roberta Berman

-Amy-Lauren's Gallery, Hanapepe, HI

-Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

2008

 

-Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

Awards/Fellowships

NewCourtland Fellowship Recipients, Center For the Emerging Visual Arts, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018. Philadelphia RAW Artist of the Year, RAW: Natural Born Artists, 2012. Featured Artist: Best of Kauai, 2010. American Art Collector: Art of The Horse, June, 2010. Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Award, 2007

 

Teaching Experience

Visiting Artist, Center For The Emerging Visual Artist Fellowship, NewCourtland Senior Center and Project Learn School, Germantown Philadelphia, PA Visiting Artist, The Hillside School, Instructed workshops with students grades K -8, Allentown, PA, 2015. Led several Community Paint Days on different murals--see above mural list.

 

References