"To like or love art is an emotional conversation. As important as your art is to you, more important is who you are engaging with through it."

Born into a multigenerational family of photographers, Abedian integrates several styles of image design. He apprenticed to his father and subsequently earned a master's degree in photography from the prestigious Hamburg Academy of Photography. Abedian absorbed a myriad of influences and refined his attention to form, light, and especially color. His images reflect a focus on the intersection of technology and media in modern life.

Abedian's work is further enhanced by his world travels. He is fluent in several languages and continually immerses himself in a variety of cultures. Originally from Armenia, he has also resided in Iran, Germany, and now Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. His influences for art, photography, and digital media derive from his multicultural background, his travels, and persistent desire to study and produce contemporary art.

Abedian’s work has been featured in art fairs and gallery shows. His work is a part of private and corporate collections.




Curriculum Vitae

1966  Born in Tehran, Iran

1984  Studied Industrial Design at The University of Tehran

1997  Master of Photography at The Academy of Photography in Hamburg, Germany




EXHIBITIONS



2022

LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, Palm Beach, FL, USA

Hamptons Fine Art Fair, Southampton, NY, USA

2021

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, Online Fair
Art Miami CONTEXT, Miami, FL, USA
Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY, USA

2020

Art Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA, USA
LA Art Show Modern + Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, Palm Beach, FL, USA

2019

CONTEXT Art Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY, USA
Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA, USA
Art New York, New York, NY, USA
LA Art Show Modern + Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, Palm Beach, FL, USA

2018

CONTEXT Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Texas Contemporary, Houston, TX, USA
The Business of Regret: War, Chaos, and the Rejection of Violence, Fresno State, Fresno, CA, USA
Market Art + Design, Bridgehampton, NY, USA
Art New York, New York, NY, USA
Art Boca Raton, Boca Raton, FL, USA
Affordable Art Fait NY, New York, USA

2017

CONTEXT Miami, Miami, FL, USA
Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, Palm Beach, FL, USA
Affordable Art Fair NY, New York, USA

Publications

"Henrik Abedian: On Aesthetics and Violence", Arte Al Limite Magazine - 2018