Armen Eloyan

Born in Yerevan, Armenia. Lives and works in Zurich and Amsterdam.

Biography

Armen Eloyan (1966, Armenia) lives in Zurich. His visual style is based on that of comic books. His pictorial vocabulary includes easily readable figures, such as animals with a human character like we know from the world of Walt Disney.

He studied at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. He regularly has solo shows in galleries in Antwerp, London, Zurich and at Upstream Gallery. Some important solo exhibitions are: Local Gothic and Culture at Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen; Project Room at Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris; Two feet in the one shoe at Parasol unit, foundation for contemporary art, London; Infected Eye at Autocenter, Berlin.

Publications:

Eloyan, Armen. Day by Day Part II. Deurne: Drukkerij Gazelle, 2012.

Eloyan, Armen. Bookstore Cure. Groot-Britannië: Beacon Press, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-9553102-5-6

Eloyan, Armen. Two Feet in One Shoe. Zwitserland: Odermatt, 2007. ISBN: 978-3-905770-91-9

Exhibitions

Parole, Parole, Parole...

Milan, 28 Nov '13 - 4 Jan '14

Corn in your fruity basket

Antwerp, 5 Dec '13 - 25 Jan '14

End of Summer, Beginning of Autumn?

Amsterdam, 8 Oct - 12 Nov '11

A Decade Upstream

Amsterdam, 30 Nov - 19 Dec '13

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