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Gayane Khachaturian Collection

Gayane Khachaturian

1942 –born in Tbilisi Georgia.

1949-1955 – studied at 14th women’s secondary school, Tbilisi.

1955-1959 – continued study at 101th secondary School, at the same time entered the school of the Arts College named after Nikoladze, Tbilisi.

1959-1960 – took correspondence course at Republican secondary school of working youth.

1963 – made the acquaintance of Alexandre Bajbeuk-Melikian, who played a great role in her artistic formation.

Started to participate in exhibitions (State Art Gallery, Tbilisi).

1965 – attracted the interest of the People’s artiste of Georgia Elena Akhvlediani.

1967, 1970-1971 – took part in exhibitions of amateur artists and folk craftsmen of Georgia (State Art Gallery, Tbilisi).

1968 –art works were exhibited in the “Decorative Art” magazine editorial office, Moscow. 1971 – personal exhibition in the Artists’ Union and the House of Scientists, Yerevan.

1972 – personal exhibition in the House of Actors named after A. Khorava, Tbilisi.

1978 – became an exponent of Modern Art Museum (Yerevan).

On Henrik Igitian’s initiative, her works were chosen and sent to an exhibition in Portugal, then Paris, Lyons, Marseilles, among 31 other Armenian artists.

2009 – died in Tbilisi.

Two films were produced about Gayane Khachatrian at “Hayfilm” cinema studio:

1971 – “Gayane,” producer Youri Erznkian, with the preface of People’s Artiste of the USSR Martiros Sarian.

1978 – “Blue wind, smell of almonds,” producer R. Gevorgian.

The works are kept in the Modern Art Museum (Yerevan) and several private collections in many countries of the world.