Sahak Poghosyan
Born in Yerevan, Armenia, 1959. Lives and works in Yerevan. In 1983 Sahak Poghosyan graduated from the Yerevan State Institute of Fine Arts and Theater. Two years later he became a member of Armenian contemporary art movement The 3rd Floor and remained as such until 1990. In 1991 Sahak moved to the USA where he lived and worked until 2012, participating in numerous exhibitions in the United States, Europe and Armenia. In 1991 he took part in the group show “The Contemporary Art of Armenia” at Goyak Gallery in Moscow and in 2001 in the group show “Beyond Icons” at the National Gallery of Armenia in Yerevan. Among one-person projects were “Mard-Dram”, Harvest Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (2006); “Land Mines and Fortune Cookies, Shushi Art Project Land and Technology”, Artsakh in 2012 etc. In 2005 he received a special diploma from Pope Benedict XVI, the Design Board of Glendale and Glendale Catholic Church for the design of the Armenian Catholic Church St. Gregory the Illuminator in Glendale, the United States. In 2015 his solo exhibition “Silence of my grandmother’s eyes” was displayed at Cafesjian Center for the Arts in Yerevan. Image courtesy of the artist.