Hovnan Sargsyan, born in Yerevan, Armenia in 1966, is a recognized and esteemed artist in the global art scene. His artistic journey began with studies at the P. Terlemezyan Arts College in Yerevan, Armenia, from 1981 to 1985, followed by further studies at the State Academy of Fine Arts from 1990 to 1995.
Sargsyan's work has been showcased across the globe in both solo and group exhibitions. These have ranged from his exhibition dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Art College named after P. Terlemezyan in 1982, were been noted by renowned film director Sergei Parajanov, to exhibitions in Moscow, Prague, Princeton, Vienna, Budapest, and Zurich. Sargsyan's art has been featured in numerous exhibitions in Switzerland in recent years, including the upcoming "Beyond the Surface" Group Exhibition in Zug in June 2023.
His art reflects not just the influences of his Armenian roots, but also the broad scope of his experiences and studies. His extensive travel for exhibitions has expanded his perspectives and has enriched his work, infusing it with elements drawn from various cultures and artistic traditions. This openness to new experiences, combined with his solid grounding in Armenian artistic heritage, results in a dynamic interplay of styles and themes in his work, making each piece a unique exploration of the human experience.
A member of UNESCO’s International Federation of Artists, Sargsyan's paintings are vibrant and emotive, celebrating the themes of buoyancy, tenderness, and love. Inspired by both the monumental and the minute events of life, his works are radiant and sensual, exuding sincerity and hope. Like the dreams of spring, his paintings are designed to touch the heart and convey a storm of kind emotions.
Sargsyan considers himself an observer and a learner, with a deep love for life and the people who surround him. Today, his artworks grace numerous private collections in Armenia, the U.S., Switzerland, France, among other countries. As an artist, Hovnan Sargsyan continues to delight and inspire with his depictions of life, love, and the human spirit.
Don't miss the chance to witness firsthand the vibrant expressions of love, hope, and buoyancy that make his work so universally appealing. Be there at "Beyond the Surface" to embrace the depth and beauty of Sargsyan's art, and let it touch your heart and stir your soul.