Joe Haroutunian Meet

Joe Haroutunian

Steuben, ME

About Joe Haroutunian

Steuben, ME

Joe Hartoutunian was born in Chicago and attended Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin. After college he traveled in Europe and Morocco which turned out to be a very formative year for him and his career.

From 1967-8 he attended the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago where he met and married Gabriella Burrage. Together they traveled in Europe and Morocco and then Joe returned to Chicago where he studied art with Paul Wieghardt at the Evanston Art Center.

In 1982 Joe built his current studio in Steuben, ME. He still works and lives in Maine where in 2001 he taught art at the University of Maine at Machias, and coached golf and tennis at the local high school.

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Other works by Joe Haroutunian

Selected Exhibitions

  • 5th Biennial Portland Show at Greenhut Gallery
    Portland, ME, 2010
  • Littlefield Gallery
    Winter Harbor, ME, 2010
  • "I-95 Triennial Invitational" at U Maine Museum of Art
    Bangor, ME, 2010
  • Works from the Collection at U Maine Machias Galleries
    Bangor, ME, 2009

Press and Accolades

  • Patterson, Tom, "Tangles and Eerie Mists", Winston-Salem Journal
    January 18, 2004
  • Curran, Brian Dean, "Art in the Embassies" catalogue pp 18-21, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Kline, Katy, "Twists in Landscape: Paintings by Joseph Haroutunian", Brunswick, Maine


  • Lawrence University,
    Appleton, WI 

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