Feast of Ashes: the Life and Art of David Ohannessian

A Lecture by Sato Moughalian, author of Feast of Ashes: the Life and Art of David Ohannessian

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Community Room 
Free and open to the public
Brought to you by UC Davis Human Rights and Art History Departments
 
Join us to hear the story of David Ohannessian, the renowned ceramicist who founded the art of Armenian pottery in Jerusalem, where his work and that of his followers is now celebrated as a local treasure. Moughalain, Ohannessian’s granddaughter, weaves together family memoir, art history, and biography in this fascinating lecture.  The book was longlisted by the PEN America Literary Awards for the 2020 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography. Copies will be available for sale.