"Human being with his inner world is the source of my inspiration. To explore and to transfer through my paintings the feelings, mood, spirituality of my heroes I often put myself in their shoes, to be able to feel and live through their emotions" says Prof. Samvel Martirosyan from Armenia
Samvel Martirosyan was born in 1959 in Artik, Armenia.
1975 - 1979 studied at P. Terlemezyan Arts College
1985 - 1991 studied at the State Academy of Fine Arts, Yerevan
1991 - 1995 lecturer at the State Academy of Fine Arts, Yerevan
1996 - professor at the State Academy of Fine Arts, Yerevan
Member of the Artists’ Union of Armenia
Has held various personal & group exhibitions in various cities in Armenia and abroad. Author of numerous Khachkars (Armenian cross-stone) placed in various cities in Armenia, including Armenian cross stone placed in Barcelona in 2009 dedicated to brotherhood of Armenian and Catalan people.
2018 - participated in "Armenian Art & Wine in Arth" exhibition, Arth (Switzerland)
2019 - personal exhibition dedicated to artist's 60th jubilee at House of Architects, Yerevan (Armenia)
2019 - participated in "Armenian Art" exhibition under high patronage of Embassy of Armenian to Switzerland, Zug ( Switzerland)
The artworks are permanently exhibited in Modern Art Museum (Yerevan), in Stepanakert Art Gallery and in many private collections. Several sculptures are presented in various public gardens in Yerevan and Martuni.