SAMVEL SEVADA-GRIGORIAN
24.02.2016

Acting Associate Professor

Acting Associate Professor / Cinematography, Fine Arts Photography and Social-Cultural Activity Platform

Honorary Artist of the Armenian Republic / 2012
Member of the Union of Artists of Armenia since 1980 Board member since 2008
Honorary Member of the Union of Photographers of Armenia since 2008


EDUCATION 

Yerevan Academy of Fine Arts, Design Department / 1974

WORK EXPERIENCE
Teaches Fine Arts, Design and Fine Arts Photography at Abovyan Fine Arts School since 1975
Teaches Fine Arts, Design and Fine Arts Photography at Sevada Art Studio in Los Angeles since 1990
Teaches Fine Arts, Design and Fine Arts Photography at Sevada Studio in Yerevan, Armenia since 2006
Teaches at the Cinematography, Fine Arts Photography and Social-Cultural Activity Platform of Yerevan State Pedagogical University named after K. Abovyan since 2016

ACADEMIC COURSES | Foundations of Fine Arts Photography
* 1974 Graduated the Yerevan Fine Art University - Now Academy of Fine

SCOPE OF CREATIVE INTERESTS
Participates within the works of “Photoline” International Photography Portal with ratings from 2nd to 9th place out of 2200 total participants since 1998 / www.photoline.ru

Participates within the works of “Photosight” International Photography Portal with 897 original works receiving 2 million 800 thousand views since 1998 / www.photosight.ru

Artistic attribution in catalogs published by International Photography Associations since 1998 / “Still Life”, “School Theme”, “Love as it is” nominations.
Participates in numerous individual and group exhibitions with paintings and photographic works since 1972. Organizes numerous exhibitions of student works.

Published a 100 page catalogue, “Samvel Sevada”, consisting of Fine Art Photography commissioned by the Cultural Ministry of Armenian Republic. / 2009
Published and authored three poetry books. / 1992, 2009, and 2019

AWARDS
1993 American Catholic Church spiritual leader Mahoney Special Award
1993 Southern California Motion Picture "Golden Angel" Award
2007 Teqeyan Cultural Union "Vahan Teqeyan" Award, Photography series
2013 Luxury Magazine "Man of the Year Best Photographer” Award

LANGUAGES | Armenian, Russian, English

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