Artist Paul Zenian Exhbition Opens September 7 / Discusses Work September 27, 6 to 8pm

Dearborn, MI – Renowned artist Paul Zenian and a sample of his wide-ranging body of work will be celebrated at Dearborn’s Padzieski Art Gallery in the exhibition “Paul Zenian: Overview” which opens Friday, September 7 with an artist’s reception from 6pm to 8pm. The show runs through Wednesday, October 3 and showcases some of the extensive output of this singular artist who expresses his creativity through large representational and abstract oil paintings. He has also worked in other media including charcoal, crayon and pencil as well as sculpture and printmaking. Besides the opening party on September 7, the exhibition also offers opportunities to meet the artist at the Padzieski’s free, monthly Gallery Talk “Art & Appetizers” Thur., September 27 from 6pm to 8pm. Artist Paul Zenian will also be at the Gallery Sat., Sept. 15 & Sat., Sept. 22 from 12pm to 2pm.

Born in New York City Paul Zenian began his career in science as a physicist before pursuing art and receiving his MFA from the University of Michigan. Mr. Zenian’s scientific background allowed him to experience art from the inside out and to appreciate and balance both method and freeform expression. He has exhibited around the state and around the country dating back to the 1960’s. His work is included in various local, regional and national collections.

Dearborn’s art community and the DCAC are proud to have this esteemed artist residing in Dearborn and thrilled to be able to celebrate the fine art of Paul Zenian, an artist whose contemplative work takes inspiration from both the natural world and the spiritual. Mr. Zenian has generously offered to present this exhibition as a benefit to help support the DCAC and the Padzieski Art Gallery.

Paul Zenian: Overview” Friday, Sept. 7 thru Wed. Oct. 3 – OPENING PARTY: SEPT. 7 6-8pm

“Art & Appetizers” FREE GALLERY TALK Thursday, September 27 from 6pm to 8pm

Hours: Tuesday thru Friday 12pm to 6pm and select weekends – gallery phone: 313-943-5377

The Padzieski Art Gallery is located in the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126 ● 313-943-3095 or for more information.


Ralph Valdez

Executive Director

Dearborn Community Arts Council (DCAC)

Padzieski Art Gallery

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

15801 Michigan Ave.

Dearborn, MI 48126

Tues. – Fri. 12pm-6pm

Office: 313-943-3095


PZ Press Release 2018.2.pdf

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