I paint in watercolor, oil and other media. My paintings are of landscapes and vegetables, sometimes in combination.
Born in Norwich, Connecticut, the daughter of fine artist, Barbara Dawiczyk Vartenigian, Ms. Vartenigian Burhans was a participant in the art program at the Norwich Free Academy. In 1985 she continued her studies at the fine art school of the University of Connecticut where she graduated Cum Laude. From 1993-1995, she was the Artist in Residence at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Connecticut. There she studied under the sculptor and painter, M. Praxedes Baxter. During her residency, Ms.