Coffee Aroma by Artour Avetisian

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Features

DIMENSIONS (Height - 40.50 cm X Width - 30.50 cm )
MEDIUM ON BASE Oil on Canvas
GENRE Still Life
REGISTERED NRN # 000-36329-0135-01
COPYRIGHT © Artour Avetisian
PRIZES AND AWARDS No Awards
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Artist: Artour Avetisian



ARTIST BIO

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

2000 - Figurative Drawing and Painting, Buffalo State College, NY, USA

1998 - 2000   Bachelor Degree in Visual Arts, University of South Australia             

1977 - 1982   Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Yerevan Polytechnic Institute, Armenia

1976 - 1978   Academic Drawing Program, Union of Architects of Armenia

1970 - 1974   'Hakob Kojoyan' Art School

I have an extensive background in oils and acrylics painting. Participated in numerous art exhibitions in Australia and abroad. From 2000 my works received a greater exposure at Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide. I have the firm conviction that any painting, even the most simple one must encompass three major components. Only in the presence of these three components, we may observe and experience deep, real and persuasive art. These three components are enclosed in three layers which sequentially should appear in the painting, one after the other. The first layer we may conventionally call the drawing layer. This is the skeleton, or better to say the framework, which supports two subsequent layers...

AWARDS AND PRIZES

1999 - First Prize in oils section, The District Council of Victor Harbor Prize, 1999 Victor Harbor Art Show

1998 - First Prize in oils, Rotary Club of Flagstaff Hill Inc. 1998 Art Show

1998 - Tertiary Art Prize of the University of South Australia

1990 - Youth Palace Award, Yerevan, Armenia

1985 - Gold Medal of the Folk Art Centre, Yalta, Russia



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