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artist , designer

Leon Hovsepian, American Artist, designer. Scholar St. Wulstan, 1932-1940, Alice Kimball English Travel, Yale University, 1941; Ford Foundation grantee, 1979. Member Bohemian's Club, Pi Alpha.

Background

Hovsepian, Leon was born on November 20, 1915 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Certified, Worcester Art Museum, 1937; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1941.

Career

Art instructor, Bancroft School, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1936-1937; art instructor, N.H. Womens College, New Haven, 1940-1941; art instructor, Worcester Art Museum School, 1941-1982; president, TriArt Designers, Worcester, since 1941; art instructor, Clark University, Worcester, 1982-1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Designer chapels in Archeveche de Papeete, Tahiti, 1983-1984, chapels Oblates of Mary Immaculata, Haiti, 1977-1978, stained glass windows Narthex-Church of Our Saviour, Worcester, 1988, baptismal font Church Our Saviour, Worcester, 1989. Painting Baptism of Christ Church of Our Saviour, Worcester, 1989. One-man shows include Armenian Library.

      And Museum American, Incorporated, 1991, Aurora Gallery, Worcester. Represented in permanent collections City Hall, Manchester, England, Town Hall, Worcester, England, Museum Modern Art, Erevan, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Represented in numerous public and private collections.

Membership

Member Bohemian's Club, Pi Alpha.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, sketching, photography.

Connections

Married Mary Bedeian, March 28, 1941. Children: Leon II, Marlene Markarian.

spouse:
Mary Bedeian

child:
Marlene Markarian Hovsepian

child:
Leon II Hovsepian