Born on September 26, 1952, Yerevan.
In 1976 graduated from Yerevan Institute of Fine Arts and Theatre, the department of Painting, being awarded with the diploma of painter-pedagogue.
1976-77 – served in the Soviet Army.
Since 1979 has been teaching at the Institute of Fine Arts and Theatre.
Since 1982 is a member of Artists’ Union of USSR and that of UNESCO Union of Professional artists.
In 1990 was awarded the title of Associate Professor.
In 1992 was awarded the title of Professor.
Through 1990-94 he has been the vice-rector for academic affairs and science of Yerevan Institute of Fine Arts and Theatre.
From 1993 to 1998 headed the Painting department of Artists’ Union of Armenia.
In 1994 he was elected as the Rector of Yerevan State Institute of Fine Arts (now State Academy of Fine Arts of Armenia).
In 1999 was awarded with the Gold medal of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia.
In 2001 won the first prize for the works presented in the exhibition dedicated to 1700th anniversary of adopting Christianity as a State Religion.
In 2001 was awarded the “Movses Khorenatsi” medal on the occasion of 10th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia.
In 2002 he became a true member, academician of the “International Academy of Nature and Social Sciences”.
In 2002 he was awarded the title of Honoured Art Worker of the Republic of Armenia.
In 2002 was awarded with commemorative medal “Coat of arms of Yerevan” by the municipality of Yerevan.
In 2010 was awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Soka University in Japan.
In 2017 was awarded the title of Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Academy of Tbilisi.
Since 1976 he has participated in more than 200 local (Armenian SSR, USSR and RA) and International group exhibitions among them the exhibitions held in biennial in Cairo (Egypt, 1976), Montréal, Toronto and Ottava (Canada, 1977-78), New York, Los Angeles and Washington (USA, 1977-78), biennial dedicated to Dante (Ravenna, Italy, 2001), «Искусство нации» (Moscow, Russia, 2002), “Armenian still-life” (Yerevan, Armenia, 2009), “Ignored reality” (Yerevan, Armenia, 2016) and “Art Fair” (Yerevan, Armenia, 2017).
Since 1982 he has organized a range of solo exhibitions among them those held in the museum of Prof. Abrahamyan (1982, Yerevan), Etchmiadzin branch of National Gallery (1987), National hall after Aram Manukyan (Aleppo, Syria, 1991), “In the city of Art International” exhibition hall (Paris, France, 1995), “Galelea-20” exhibition hall (Paris, France, 1996), “In the city of Art International” exhibition hall (Paris, France, 1998), in the building of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in France (Paris, 1998), National Gallery of Armenia (Yerevan, 1999), “Albert and Tove Boyajian” exhibition hall of State Academy of Fine Arts of Armenia (2001), “Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery” in Tbilisi.
His works can be found in different museums and exhibition halls, as well as among numerous private collections.
Web site: aramisabekyan.com