Lilit Melikyan
Her orientation is the modern expression of national culture, and she takes what is Armenian and important, creating modern clothing collections. She works with computer graphics, creating graphic files of rug ornaments and applying them on silk prints in fashion. There are many creative ideas, so she is able to move from one field to another through her multifaceted interests. She is interested in both environmental design and graphic design, but her main preference is textile. 1995-1998 Student in Designers’ Union of RA 1998 Armenian State Pedagogical University After Khachatur Abovyan, Department of Painting and Drawing of Art Education Faculty, diploma 2002-up to now Director of the “Teryan Cultural Center” NGO 2002-up to now Director of the “SHSHUK” LTD 2005-2009 The National Academy of Sciences, Art Institute, Armenia, Postgraduate (Doctor of Philosofy) 2016 RA President’s Award for services to the nation Selected Solo Exhibitions 2001 Ani Plaza Hotel exhibition hall, Yerevan, Armenia 2004 Exhibition hall of the museum after A. Tamanyan, Yerevan, Armenia 2007 “Academy” Gallery (with the members of “Zatik” orphanage), Yerevan, Armenia 2008 The Palace of Culture and Youth, Nagorno Karabakh 2012 Teryan Cultural Center exhibition hall, Yerevan, Armenia Selected Group Exhibitions 2013 Verona EXPO-2013, Italy 2014 Garments’ International Exhibition, Spain 2015 Armenian National Costume Exhibition, USA 2016 Exhibition of the new collection “Future of the past”, Mege; The worlds of Parajanov, Moscow, Russia 2017 Women’s Mentoring Program: Dress Codes for young professionals, exhibition of the new collection “Armenian ornaments”, The US Embassy in Armenia, Yerevan; Rabati International Rug Festival, Georgia, Tbilisi; Armenian Cultural Day in China, Beijing; Armenian Cultural Day in Korea, Seul; Armenian National Costumes and “Future of the Past” collection, Gotheburg, Sweden; Armenian Cultural Days in Germany, Stuttgart; Armenian National Costumes and “Future of the Past” collection, Jordan, Amman; TARAZ Show, LA, USA 2018 Armenian National Costumes, Italy