2015

Samvel Lajikian : A Portrait of Paul Sorvino YouTube

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Samvel Lajikian will be exhibiting his art at the Art-A-Fair in Laguna Beach, CA from June 24, 2015 to August 31, 2015

Samvel Lajikian paints the portrait of movie-star Paul Sorvino!

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Paintings Karnaval I and Karnaval II will be a part of Group Exhibition "Movement" at Orange County Creatives Gallery in Laguna Beach. The opening reception will be on January 3, 2015 at 5 pm. Orange County Creatives Gallery is located at 761 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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2014

Karnaval II won the jurors' choice award at Orange County Creatives "Movement" Exhibition.

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Eric Minh Swenson (Photographer, Art Blogger and Film Producer). Photoshoot at Samvel Lajikian’s studio. November 5, 2014.

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Carrie Turner. “FASO Featured Artists: Samvel Lajikian.” faso.com October 14, 2014.

Stu Saffer. “Rebirth of Renaissance: Laguna Beach artist Samvel Lajikian displays his art during Katt Williams’ HBO Special.” Stu News Laguna, August 14, 2014.

“The Artist” Self Portrait by Samvel Lajikian was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the July BoldBrush Painting Competition. July 2014.

2013

The President of the Republic of Armenia Serj Sarkisian awarded Samvel Lajikian with a Gold Medal and the title of “Honorary Artist of Armenia.” September 26, 2013.

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Muriel Mirak-Weissbach. Gumri Octet School Launches Musical Renaissance (Samvel Lajikian paints the portrait of Deep Purple frontman Ian Gillan) www.mirak-weissbach.de. September 20, 2013.

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Levon Lajikian. “The Harmonic Combination of the line and the color.” Agenda June 19, 2013.

2010

Terri Martin. Traditional Art by today’s international masters. Glendale NewsPress. November 16, 2010.

2006

“Life in Contrast” Visual Art and Interior Design. Samvel Lajikian Exhibitions November 2006.

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2005

Steve Chawkins. Neverland: Paradise or Trap? Los Angeles Times May 23, 2005.

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“Who’s who: Armenians. Biographical encyclopedia.” Volume 1, Yerevan, 2005.

2004

Samvel Lajikian. “Instead of the business card.” Call December 15, 2004.

2002

Samvel Lajikian. “Monologue or the continuous tale of my life.” Hayatsk (View) February 2002. 4.7Mb PDF

Vigen Kazaryan. “Armenian Rugs / Armenian Art.” No. 2 2002.

1997

“Spring ’97” Group Art Exhibition coverage. AGBU-ARTS L.A. June 1997. 1.2Mb PDF

“A little bit of Armenia in New York’s gallery.” Kumayri May, 1997.

“Samvel Lajikian’s paintings exhibited in New York City”, Noyan Tapan April 30, 1997.

Robert Karapetyan. “You can feel the breath of East from his paintings.” Morning April 26, 1997.

“Samvel Lajikian’s exhibition in New York.” Evening Yerevan April 30, 1997.

“Armenian painter exhibits in New York.” Nation April 29, 1997.

1995

Shushan Aghabekyan. “Classics and moderns.” Morning December 28, 1995.

Saro Gyodakyan. “Each stroke of the brush is the translation of my soul.” Morning March 30, 1995.

Ruzan Yegoyan. “The most important thing in Art is Honesty.” Yerkir Nairi January 27, 1995.

Hrach Pogosyan. “The unique path of quests and achievements.” Art No 5-6 1995.

1994

Shushan Rshtuni. “At the solo exhibition of Samvel Lajikian.” Azatamart December 20-26, 1994.

Heghine Mkrtchyan. “Samvel Lajikian’s acomplishments are exclusive in the portrait genre.” Azdarar (Monitor) December 24, 1994.

Shant Mkrtchyan. “Towards the abstract or?” Hayk December 23, 1994.

Anahit Hovsepyan. “Search for abstractions in familiar objects.” Region (Shrjan) December 16, 1994.

Marine Hayrapetyan. “Creating an image in IT.” Look (Hayatsk) December 14, 1994.

Bakhshi Khachatryan. “Unique Palette.” Morning December 14, 1994.

Daniel Erazhisht. “Painter from Gyumri.” Republic December 13, 1994.

Minas Shahbazyan. “When the color and the line are in harmony.” Nation (Azg) December 13, 1994.

Ruzan Khachatryan. “Nostalgie towards pure and museum-worthy art.” Nation (Azg) December 10, 1994.

Vanik Santryan. “Samvel Lajikian’s light and tenderness.” Republic of Armenia December 9, 1994.

“Artist Samvel Lajikian.” Spyurk Beyrut, #2, 1994.

1993

Gagik Ervandyan. “Ancient city’s painter.” Nation (Azg) December 28, 1993.

1987

“The artistic world of Samvel Lajikian” Krounk, No. 8, 1987.

1986

“Remarkable book illustrations.” World of books, No. 11 1986.

1985

Vahik Santryan. “The beginning of the road.” Avantgarde August 21, 1985.

Rouben Zaryan. “Path through the circle.” Soviet Armenia No. 12 1985.

1984

Hannele Tikkinen. “Wonderful Exhibition.” Savon Sanomat May 23, 1984.

“Subtle touches master.” Spring, No. 4 1984.

1982

Perch Grigoryan. “The anniversary exhibition in general terms.” Avantgarde October 13, 1982.

1981

Anna Paronyan. “In the captivating world of watercolor.” Avantgarde December 30,1981.

Robert Ajemyan. “On the path of creative search.” Worker (Banvor) October 17, 1981.

Robert Pashayan. “Meet Samvel Lajikain.” Worker (Banvor) October 16, 1981.

Sergey Eritsyan. “The Bright Colors of Watercolor.” Avantgarde September 20, 1981.

Levon Ervandyan. “With Gentle Taste.” Avantgarde January 9, 1981.