Paravon Mirzoyan Painter, Artist of Merit of the RA, People's Artist of the RA
- ABOUT THE ARTIST
- ARTIST'S WORK
"Paravon Mirzoyan is the conscientious proper, sometimes frontal and more straightforward. Such people are few and even fewer nowadays. With few colours and colour philosophy, he has created iridescent creations''.
Honoured Man of Armenian culture,
poet, translator Hovik Hoveyan
"An artist lives several essences, which are surprisingly combined and opposed to each other. The first determinant is the nature-loving artist in him. Each canvas directly carries an element of nature".
Art critic Anush Hakobyan
"I was born on December 2, 1949, an artist".
In 1975, he graduated from the Ilya Repin Academy of Fine Arts in Leningrad. The same year, he participated in republican, all-union and international exhibitions.
Since 1975 he has been teaching at the Yerevan Academy of Fine Arts, and since 1995 he has been a professor at the Chair of Painting and Composition (Russian Federation).
Since 1976, he has been a member of the Union of Artists of Armenia, 1977-1979. Pensioner of the Union of Artists of the USSR.
Since 1989, he has been managing the creative studio of the Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts.
1989-2002: head of the chair of painting and composition of the Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts.
2002-2015 was the director of the National Gallery of Armenia.
Member of the Piotrovsky Academy of Sciences and Arts of St. Petersburg since 2006
The works of Paravon Mirzoyan are in the museums and private collections of Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, the USA, France, India, Syria, and Spain. He had many individual exhibitions in Armenia and different countries of the world. He has won several awards.