Samvel Sevada

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Samvel Sevada
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Born Samvel Grigoryan
(1949-09-12) September 12, 1949 (age 67)
Gyumri, Armenia
Nationality Armenian
Known for Painter, photographer, poet

Samvel Sevada (Armenian: Սամվել Սևադա born September 12, 1949 in the city of Gyumri.[citation needed]), is an Armenian artist, photographer and poet.


Samvel Sevada was born in Gyumri, Armenia. In 1974 Sevada graduated from the Yerevan's State Fine Arts and Theater Institute. Since 1980 he is a member of the Armenian Union of Artists, 2009 Member of the Armenian Union of Photographers. 1996–1998 Sevada has been General painter of Yerevan, 1989–2006 lived and created in the USA, in 1990 opened the first Armenian painting school in the US.[1]
Samvel Sevada has set up "Sevada Art Studio" in Yerevan.

Photos of Samvel Sevada are published in many journals and magazines in the US, Canada, Russia, Ukraine and many more countries.[2] Samvel Sevada had more than 32 exhibition in different countries of the world: USA, Canada, Poland, Moldova, Estonia, Moscow, Tbilisi, Yerevan,.[3][4]

His son, Armenian director Art Sevada (Artak Sevada) plans the screening of the movie The Genex on April 24, 2015[needs update] when Armenians the 100th anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide.[5]


  • 1992 "Golden Angel", Southern California Motion Picture Council
  • 1991 Innervision'91-Westin Bonaventure. Hotel, LA, CA.
  • 1973 2nd Prize. Exhibition for the Prize of NP "Avangard."
  • 1968 1st Prize. Exhibition "Erebuni-Erevan" Armenia.[6]


  • "Alluring as death"
  • "Virgin Zodiac"




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