Annie Minassian was born in France in 1949 of American parents. She received her education in France and Italy. She was awarded the prestigious "Leonor Fini" prize in 1983, as well as the "Roy Rene" prize in 1985. Minassian exhibits an array of oils, watercolors and mixed media works in Germany, France, Italy and Spain as well as the United States. Chevy Chase Art Gallery is proud to present a number of her mixed media works.