Amalya Nanè Tumanian


Amalya Nanè Tumanian (Nanè) made her first oil painting at the age of 15. Since then, she’s hadnumerous international solo and group exhibitions. An ever expanding base of private and corporate collectors in The United States, Russia, Armenia, Australia, India, Canada, and France, underscores the international appeal of her wonderful art. 

Amalya was born in the The Armenian Republic Capital city of Yerevan. Where, prior to emigrating with her family to the USA, she was already a well-established artist. As an Art Instructor at the Yerevan State College of Arts, many of her works were purchased by the Russian and Armenian State Governments. 

Her works have been displayed in museums and public places in Armenia and Moscow, as well as added to collections for International “Goodwill” art touring group exhibitions in Hungary, Spain and Germany. 

Amalya received her MFA in Painting from the Academy of Art University of San Francisco, California, as well as a BA in Industrial Design from the Yerevan State Academy of Arts. She also holds an, M.Ed. in art education from the Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon, and in the spring of 2014 she began the PhD program at the Institute of Doctoral Studies in Visual Arts (IDSVA) in art aesthetics and philosophy.

She currently resides with her family in Portland, Oregon.