Arshak Sarkissian is an artist based in Yerevan, Armenia. He lives and works in his studio perched on a cliff, a well-known hangout for Yerevan’s creatives.
Sarkissian has had solo shows in galleries worldwide. His first solo exhibition was in 1998 at the Center for Contemporary Experimental Art in Yerevan. Since then he has done solo shows at Albemarle Gallery in London Gavriel Gallery in Bremen, Mildberry Gallery in Moscow, Vendome gallery in New York, AC gallery in Ljublijan, Opus Gallery in Nicosia, Lublijana Modern Art, Tufenkian Gallery LA, and the Charlie Smith Gallery in London where he received the Anthology Prize. He also presented at the Prague Quadrennial in 2019, at the Gyumri International Biennale, and at Pharos Contemporary Center in Cyprus.
Sarkissian has been commissioned to decorate the passenger terminals at Zvartnots International Airport in Armenia. In 2005 he was awarded a Presidential prize among young artist in Armenia for his creativity.