Vagharshag Elibekian

Vagharshag Elibekian is an Armenian painter who was born in 1910, in Tbilisi, Georgia. A stage director by profession, for many years he was the director of Tbilisi’s Armenian Theatre where he simultaneously occupied himself with painting. With his naive models of expression, he has been able to portray Tbilisi’s recent past, its folklore and social customs. He has had large solo exhibitions in Yerevan, Tbilisi, Moscow and Beirut. His works are among the permanent collections of the National Art Gallery of Armenia, Museum of Modern Art of Armenia, National Art Gallery of Georgia, National Gallery of Litvanya, and the Museums of Oriental Arts in Moscow.