Elibekyan Robert

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Robert Elibekyan (1941) (Armenian: Ռոբերտ Էլիբեկյան; born 21 April 1941) is an Armenian painter.

Robert Elibekyan was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. In 1960 he moved to Armenia and settled in Yerevan. 1960-1965 he studied in the Yerevan Arts and Theatre Institute. Since 1970 Elibekyan is a member of the Union of Artists of Armenia. For many years Elibekyan is successfully involved in stage design in theatres of Armenia and overseas. Simultaneously he worked as a designer and producer of a number of films shot at the ArmenFilm Studio.

Elibekyan's canvases are exhibited at famous museums and private collections such as the National Gallery of Armenia, Modern Art Museum of Yerevan, the Tretyakov Gallery and the Museum of Oriental Arts in Moscow, Alex Manoogian Museum in Detroit, Elyseum Palace in Paris, Presidential Residence of the RA, RA Government Office, the White House in Washington, Zimerli Museum in New-Jersi, in RA Matenadaran, Sergey Parajanov Museum of RA, Etchmiadzin Cathedral Museum.

Personal exhibitions

Elibekyan's exhibitions were organized and held not only in Armenia, Moscow, Vilnius and other cities of former Soviet Union, but also in major centers of Europe-Gallerie Soleil, Montreal, Gallery Artima, Paris, Gallery Catherine Guerard, Paris, International City of Arts, Paris, Gallery Claude Bessard, Paris, Gallery L'Oeil, Brussels, Gallery 22, Antwerpen and America-AGBU Gallery, Los Angeles, in Detroit and Boston.


1977 ‐ Honoured Art Worker of the Republic of Armenia

1981 ‐ State Prize of the Republic of Armenia

2001 ‐ Movses Khorenatsi medal

2008 ‐ People’s Artist of the Republic of Armenia