Levon Jamgochian

LEVON JAMGOCHIAN, born 1946 in Beirut/Lebanon, has been a resident of USA since 1968 and has lived in Maryland (Washington, DC Metropolitan area) since 1972. From 1964-66, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts with G. Santomaso, A. Ferro, V.Vianni and at the Art Institute with G. Gazikian in Venice/Italy. From 1966-68, Jamgochian studied with G.F. Usellini, Dellaqua at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts, where he was awarded a 1st Prize in printmaking and professorship degree (equivalent to Masters In Fine Arts) in Milan/Italy.

Jamgochian is an established multifaceted painter, printmaker, sculptor, ceramist, designer, and lecturer, with over 50 solo exhibitions worldwide – a number of which government-sponsored – in museums and art galleries of distinction. His works are housed permanently in numerous private collections and noted museums across Europe, the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, and the Americas.

A recipient of prestigious grants and awards, he is listed in various encyclopedias and “Who’s Who”s. Jamgochian has received wide acclaim by the media and internationally famous art critics through hundreds of impressive feature articles and radio television presentations.

From his teachings and workshops he has produced and directed two educational video/films on the art of printmaking. He directed prestigious art galleries from 1969-70 in Miami, Florida and from 1972-75 in Washington, DC.