Arman Manookian received his art education at the Art Students League in New York and the Rhode Island School of Design. While serving in the U.S. Marine Corps he supplied illustrations for “Leatherneck” and then later for “Paradise of the Pacific.His paintings are rare and highly valued. The Bishop Museum and the Honolulu Academy of Arts are among the public collections holding works by Arman Manookian.
My Son-My Sun: Chants Ann, Obama's Mother , Sylva Portoian - 2011
Finding paradise: island art in private collections