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September 4, 1972
Sevan Malikyan was born in 1972 in London. Sevan's father, Kevork Malikyan (born in June, 1943) is an Anglo-Armenian Actor from Diyarbakır, Turkey. He went on to the U.K. in 1963 with a drama scholarship and studied at Rose Bruford Drama School. Sevan's mother Maida Malikyan (born in August, 1947) from Nicosia, Cyprus, went to the U.k in 1959 and went to become a hair stylist in London where they met.
A studio based painter, Sevan is considered one of the young outstanding artists of his generation with many exhibitions. Sevan got his Art education in London, he gained a BA (Hons) in fine Art from the Bath School of Art and Design. Later he studied at the Cyprus College of Art, completing his postgraduate Diploma in fine Art in 2009 and a post 16 Adult teaching diploma. Since 2010 Sevan is an Adult Education Painting Tutor at Cornaro Art Institute.
- Riverside Studios, Brick Lane Gallery and Mall Galleries, London (shortlisted for the Diana Brooks Prize)
- Fine Art Company Inc London, Group Show Selected Works, 2005
- Brick Lane Gallery London, Group Show Figurative paintings, 2006
- Fine Art Company Inc London, Group Show Selected Works, 2007
- Aspelia Gallery, Larnaka, 2008
- “Painting within”, Kypriaki Gonia Gallery, Larnaka, 2011
- Passage Through Abstraction, Gloria Gallery, Nicosia, 2014
- Cornaro Art Institute, New paintings, Larnaca, 2016