Sevan Malikyan is a British Expressive Artist of Armenian Ancestry, born 4th September 1972 in London, son of Actor Kevork Malikyan. He is currently living and working in Cyprus.
He is a highly motivated and self-disciplined studio based Painter with an extensive portfolio which demonstrates a dramatic and inventive body of work. London based Art critic Michael Paraskos describes Sevan`s work as ” Intense personal images, figurative in style, which draw on his personal and family history.”
Sevan started his Art education in London where he spent many years discovering the Art of the old and modern masters. He went on to gain a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Bath School of Art and Design. He has exhibited in London at Riverside Studios, Brick Lane Gallery and Mall galleries where he was shortlisted for the Diana Brooks Prize. Sevan’s works can be found in private collections in such countries as Cyprus Sweden Italy Turkey and the UK .
He went on to continue his studies at Cyprus College of Art, completing his Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art in 2009. In the same year, he had his first solo show in Cyprus. He then went on to be a Resident Artist and private tutor at the Cyprus College of Art and now at the Cornaro Art Institute. During this time Sevan has had solo exhibitions at Kypriaki Gonia Gallery in Larnaca and Gloria Gallery Nicosia. During his residency, he also gained an MA in Fine Art from Northampton University. Moreover, he is represented by the Blackmore Gallery in the UK.
Blackmore Gallery is an online gallery specializing in Studio Pottery and Sculptural Ceramics; and have a showroom in the prestigious Collect Art gallery in Lymm, Cheshire.
“We are truly thrilled to announce that we will be representing the hugely talented British artist Sevan Malikyan. Born in London in 1972, Sevan’s art education led him to gain degree honors in Fine Art and also a Masters’s degree. He has exhibited throughout London including, Riverside Studios, Brick Lane Gallery and Mall Galleries. His work is found in private collections in Cyprus, Sweden, Italy, Turkey, and the UK. He currently resides in Cyprus.