Arevik Arevshatyan
Born in Yerevan, Armenia, 1957. Lives and works in Yerevan) Arevik Arevshatyan is an artist and a freelance curator who graduated from Yerevan State Institute of Fine Arts and Theater in 1984. She works with various media, concentrating on painting, object, photo and environmental installation. Arevik also works as a theater stage designer. Her solo exhibition has been shown at Academy Gallery in Yerevan (2004). “Two Artists/One Creation” is the title of a collaborative project with Ruben Grigoryan that was held at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art in Yerevan (1998). Her work has been presented in many group exhibitions, within and outside Armenia, such as “Beyond Icons: Contemporary Art in Armenia” at William J. Bachman Gallery, Indiana (2003); “Adieu Parjanov: Contemporary Art from Armenia” at Kunsthalle Wien Project Space, Wien (2003); “Art Contemporain d’Arménie”, at Orangerie et Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris (2007); “Gender Check. Femininity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe”, MUMOK, Wien (2009); ”Re:Museum” at National Gallery in Tbilisi (2014), “Ignored Reality” by Galents Museum, Yerevan (2016), “Reconsidering Nature”, Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Yerevan (2017). Her works are held in esteemed public, such as the Modern Art Museum of Yerevan in Armenia, and private collections.