Armen Agop
Armen Agop
Born in Cairo in 1969, he graduated from the sculpture department in the Faculty of Fine Arts from Helwan University, Cairo, and then received an Assistant Research Scholarship in the Faculty of Fine Arts. In Cairo, he participated in many diverse shows: exhibiting at the National Exhibition of Plastic Art, and at the Autumn Salon, where he received the sculpture prize in 1998. In 2000, he showed at the Safar Khan Gallery with the work of Kamal Khalifa. In 2005, he held his first solo exhibit at the Center of Art Ekhnaton 1 Gallery. In 2000, after receiving the State Prize of Artistic Creativity "Prix de Rome," he moved to Italy where he began to show in the National Gallery of Modern Art with the exhibition, "Diario degli artisti stranieri a Roma;" the same year he participated in the show, "Young Egyptian Artists" at the Egyptian Academy in Rome. In 2005, he participated in the collection, "Lo spirito della pietra" at the Accademia nazionale di San Luca, Rome. Also that year he held a solo exhibition at the Centro Culturale L. Russo in Pietrasanta, Italy.
At the same time, he showed abroad: in 2002, he participated in "Scultori della provincia di Lucca" in Miami, Florida. In 2003, he participated in the Guillin Yuzi Paradise International Sculpture Exhibition in China, the Bergen Fylkesgalleri Exhibition in Bergan, Norway and in the Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale in Japan.
In 2005, he showed in Egyptian Contemporary Art, Toledo, Spain and in the M.P.V. Gallery,Holland.
From 2006 through 2008 he exhibited in the Veksolund Gallery in Denmark. His works are also represented in the Egyptian Modern Art Museum, Egypt, Aswan Open Air Museum, Aswan, Open Air Museum of St. Martin Park, Comblain-au-pont, Belgium, and Coral Springs Museum of Art in Florida, USA.
Armen Agop - “Sculpture” Exhibition - [ Press Here To View The Exhibition ]