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Tigran Sahakyan

Born in Yerevan, October 4th, 1975

Education

1988-1992  State Art School of the southwest district of Yerevan

1992-1994  Yerevan Panos Terlemezyan, State College of Fine Arts,
Department of ceramics

1994-2000  Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts, Department of graphics

Work experience

1995-1997  Lecturer of Fine Arts at the Mkhitar Sebastaci Educational Complex

2003-2004  Lecturer of drawing and painting at Artur Khalatyan College

Since 2004  Lecturer of drawing, painting and graphic art, Department of design at
Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts

Membership

1997-2004  Member of The Union of Realist Artists

Since 2002  Member of The Artists’ Union of Armenia

Solo Exhibitions

2012  “Creative-Action”, Modern Art Museum of Yerevan

Group Exhibitions

1995  Spring exhibition of young artists, Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum, Yerevan

1996  Spring exhibition of young artists, Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan
1997  Autumn exhibition of young artists, Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan
1997  First Exhibition of The Union of Realist Artists, National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan

1998  Second Exhibition of The Union of Realist Artists, National Gallery of Armenia.

1998  Exhibition dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the earthquake in Spitak, Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan

2000  National Exhibition “Painting, Graphic & Sculpture”, Artists’ Union of Armenia

2000  Travelling Exhibition of Armenian Art, Brussels, Antwerp, Luxembourg
2002  “Exhibition of Four”, Bookstore-Café “ArtBridge”, Yerevan
2003  “Hidden World”, Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan
2003  “Contemporary Art of Young Armenian Artists”, Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan

2003  “Armenian Graphic Art 2003. Dante in Armenia”, Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan

2004  “Graphics & Sculpture 2004”, Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan
2004  “Dream in Dialogue”, 6th International Festival of Contemporary Art,
Armenian Center of Contemporary Experimental Art (ACCEA), Yerevan

2005  Exhibition dedicated to the memory of the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan

2006  “Exhibition of Four”, Bookstore-Café “ArtBridge”, Yerevan

2006  7th Triennale Mondiale de l’Estampes Petit Format, Chamalières, France

2006  “Infinity”, Belorussian and Armenian Graphic Art Exhibition,
Contemporary Art Museum, Minsk, Belorussia

2007  “Estamp 2007”, Armenian and Belorussian Graphic Art Exhibition,
National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan

2008  “Retrospective Excavations”, Modern Art Museum of Yerevan

2009  “Art and the Printing Press 2009”, 6th International Exhibition of Small
Format Engravings, Cremona, Italy

2009  “Transitional Hypothesis”, Armenian-Japanese Art Exhibition, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (ACCEA), Yerevan

2009  “Alanika 2009”, 3rd International Fine Art Symposium Exhibition, Vladikavkaz, Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Russia

2011  “Old Yerevan” Graphic Art Exhibition, Bureaucrat Bookstore, Yerevan
2012  Armenian and Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yokohama Creative City Center, Yokohama, Japan

2012  5th International Art Biennale China 2012, Beijing, China
2012  “When Sandy was gone”- Project, Visual Gap Gallery, Yerevan
2012  “Virtual Museum’s Night”- Project, Visual Gap Gallery, Yerevan
2013  “Abstract Art”, Dar al Funoon Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait

2013  Armenian-Estonian Cultural Mission, Artists’ Union of Estonia,
Tallinn, Estonia

2013  “In Search of the Lost Paradise”, 1st International Graphic Art Exhibition, Granada, Spain

2013  “Climate Change” Workshop Exhibition at the International Art Festival “Without Borders”, Künstlerforum Bonn, Germany

2014  “Striding Imprints. Tigran Sahakyan, Arman Vahanyan, Tigran Kirakosyan in Tallinn”, National Library of Estonia, Tallinn
2014  “Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Improvisation on a Text by Armin T. Wegner and by Sören Kierkegaard” cultural project in Herford, Lübeck, and Hamburg, Germany
2014  “Time and Space”, Workshop Exhibition at the International Art Festival
“Crossing Borders”, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (ACCEA), Yerevan

2014  “Striding Imprints. Tigran Sahakyan, Arman Vahanyan, Tigran Kirakosyan in Tallinn”, United Nations’ Office in Armenia, Yerevan

2015  Painting Performance at the International Art Festival “Bons Baisers d’Arménie”, Musée d’Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France

2015  “Peace”, Workshop Exhibition at the International Art Festival
“Crossing Borders”, Bayreuth, Germany

Awards

1998  Diploma (Exhibition dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the victims of the earthquake in Spitak), Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan

Tigran Sahakyan