Eduard Sedrakyan
18.02.2016

Professor

Professor/Chair of Fine Arts

Education and Teaching Career
1963 — graduated from P. Terlemezyan State College of Fine Arts
1969 — graduated from Yerevan State Institute of Arts and Theater
1963-65 — painting teacher at S. Spandaryan School
1972-95 — drawing and design lecturer at the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan
1996-2018 — founding Rector of the National Academy of Fine Arts
2009 — granted the rank of professor
2019 — lecturer of the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan in Yerevan

Membership to Organizations for Professionals and Creators
Since 1979 — member of the Artists’ Union of the USSR
Since 1979 — member of the Artists’ Union of Armenia
Since 1995 — member of the Union of Designers of Armenia
Since 1995 — member of the Association of the International Society of Designers
Since 2004 — full-fledged member of the International Academy of Nature and Social Sciences
Since 2007 — member of the chairmanship of the Association of the International Society of Designers
Since 2014 — President of the “Armenian Union of Applied Arts and Design” NGO
Since 2015 — honorary academician of the Russian Academy of Arts

Competitions
1977 — 1st and 3rd degree diplomas, 4th All-Union Posters Competition of the Red Cross, Moscow
1978 — 2nd degree diploma, Popular Books Competition of the Red Cross, Moscow
1979 — 1st degree and encouraging diplomas, 5th All-Union Posters Competition of the Red Cross, Moscow
1980 — Special Diploma and medal, “Olympiada ’80” International Posters Competition, Moscow
1983 — 3rd degree diploma, Popular Books Competition of the Red Cross, Moscow
2009 — Great Gold Medal, Necropol-2009 international industrial exhibition, Moscow
2014 — Great Gold Medal for draft of copyright work “Eternity”, 22nd Necropol-2014 international industrial exhibition, Moscow
2014 — “Грани большого города” (Grani Bolshovo Goroda) 3rd international contemporary design exhibition, Moscow
2014 — “Non-Stop” international contemporary design exhibition, Moscow
2015 — diploma of the “Россия. Третий путь” (“Rosia: Treti Poot”) organizing committee, 2nd All-Russian Posters Competition, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War, Donetsk
2015 — Great Gold Medal, Necropol-2015 international industrial exhibition, Moscow
2015 — “Non-Stop” international contemporary design exhibition, Moscow

Awards
2004 —Diploma of the Association of the International Society of Designers for achievements in the provision of education and upbringing of young designers, Moscow
2007 — Gold Medal of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia
2007 — Certificate of the Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia
2007 — Pavel Tretyakov Medal of the International Academy of Nature and Social Sciences for the development of culture and the arts, Moscow
2007 — Diploma of the Russian Academy of Arts and the Association of the International Society of Designers for making serious contributions to the field of design, Moscow
2007-12 — Special Diplomas for preservation and development of national values, Ethno-Erato international national fashion competitions, Russia
2009 — Certificate of Appreciation of the Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow
2009 — Special Diploma of the Ministry of Culture, Education and Science of Mongolia, Ulan-Bator
2011 — Alexander Rodchenko Medal of the Association of the International Society of Designers, Moscow
2014 — Diploma of the southern region of the Russian Academy of Arts for great contributions to the sphere of fine arts, Russian Federation
2014 — Certificate of Appreciation of the Russian Academy of Arts and the Association of the International Society of Designers for helping organize and implement the 3rd “Грани большого города” (“Grani Bolshovo Goroda”) international exhibition project, Moscow
2014 — Diploma of the 3rd “Грани большого города” (“Grani Bolshovo Goroda”) international exhibition project from the Russian Academy of Arts and the Association of the International Society of Designers for strengthening of Russian-Armenian cultural relations in the field of design, Moscow
2014 — Diploma of the 3rd “Грани большого города” (“Grani Bolshovo Goroda”) international exhibition project from the Russian Academy of Arts and the Association of the International Society of Designers for strengthening of international cultural relations in the field of design, Moscow
2014 — Certificate of Appreciation of the “Home of Nations of Moscow” of the Government of Moscow for preservation and development of multiethnic cultural traditions and for organizing and holding the Ethno-Erato-2014 international competition for national fashion, Moscow
2014 — Diploma of the Russian Academy of Arts, the Association of the International Society of Designers and the Creative Union of Painters of Russia for professional mastery and great achievements in the field of design

Exhibitions
Since 1971, he has been participating in state and international exhibitions.

Personal exhibitions
1974, personal exhibition in Yalta (“Crimean Landscape”)
2009, personal exhibition, gallery of the National Museum-Institute of Architecture, Yerevan (“Thoughts in Paris”)
2013, personal exhibition, gallery of the Artists’ Union of Armenia, Yerevan

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