About artist

He was born in Baku in 1937. Nationality is Armenian. Until 1958 he lived in Baku. From 1958 to 1964 he studied in the State Art Institute of Estonia. Upon graduation he received a diploma of a sculptor. From 1964 to 1990 he worked at various enterprises and at the same time individually he was involved in art creative activities. In 1977 he became a member of the Estonian Artists’ Union. He was an exhibitor at 30 exhibitions (city, Republic and All-Union)/ There were also 4 personal exhibitions. Now he is a free-lance artist.

Name: Raphael Arutyunyan

Date of a birth: 24.07.1937

The producer: Areg Arutyunyan

Adress: Allika tee 3, Peetri alevik 75312, Rae vald, Estonia

Phone: +(372) 661 0702

Fax: +(372) 661 0365

E-mail: areg@rafael.ee

PARTICIPATION IN EXHIBITIONS

1965

Republican exhibition. Baku

“Irina”. Plaster

1966

Republican exhibition. Tallinn

“Narguiz”. Colored plaster

1967

All-union exhibition. Moscow

“Narguiz”. Colored plaster

Exhibition of Tallinn artists

“Irochka”. Colored plaster

Group exhibition of projects of sculptural monuments in Tallinn

Project of the Lenin monument at the building of the CPSU Central Committee of Estonia

1968

Republican komsomol exhibition

“Tania”. Colored plaster

All-union exhibition. Moscow

“Tania”. Colored plaster

1969

Exhibition of Tallinn artists

“Head of a young woman”. Colored plaster

Exhibition of Tallinn artists (decorative sculpture)

“Caprices of forest”. Wood

1970

Republican exhibition

“Beethoven. One of thousands faces”. Wood

“Shy youth”. Granite.

1971

Personal exhibition. Republican exhibition (Estonian sculpture)

“Head of a young woman”. Colored plaster

Republican exhibition

“Robot-primitive”. Plaster

1972

Youth exhibition

“Spring motif”. Plaster

All-union exhibition, Moscow

“Head of a young woman”. Colored plaster

1973

Exhibition of Tallinn artists “State of soul”. Colored plaster

1977

Personal exhibition.

Exhibition of Tallinn artists

(Decorative sculpture)

“Vietnam pig”. Granite.

1978

Spring exhibition

“Surgeon”. granite

“Viola”. bronze

Autumn exhibition

“Allochka”. wood

Exhibition of Estonian sculpture in Parnu

“Vietnam pig”. Granite.

1979

Autumn exhibition

“Head of a woman”. Marble.

1981

Spring exhibition

“Fall of leaves”. Wood.

“Irina” (portrait of wife). Bronze.

Exhibition of Estonian sculpture

“Areg”. Bronze.

“Irina”. Bronze.

1987

Personal exhibition on the occasion of the author’s fifty anniversary

1988

Exhibition “Estonian sculpture”

“Hard times. Year 1937”. Granite.

1991

Exhibition of Armenian artists of Armenian diaspora

24 sculptures exhibited

Republican autumn exhibition

1993

Exhibition of Armenian artists of Armenian diaspora

15 sculptures exhibited

“Estonian art 98. Graphics, sculpture”

“Shed skin”. Wood.

1997

Personal exhibition. “Sakala” Culture centerlptures exhibited

Imagened 111 sculptures.

2002

Personal exhibition. “Sakala” Culture centerlptures exhibited

Has shown 78 paintings and 162 works of graphics.

2003

Presentation of the book “Memoirs of a man” and exhibition of his wife’s, Irina’s, portraits, Estonia, Tallinn, 3 Sakala Str.

Presented 2 sculptures, 7 pictural works and 3 graphics.

2005

Presentation of the book “Rafael Arutjunjan. Creative work”, Estonia, Tallinn, “Radisson SAS” Hotel.

2005

Presentation of the book “Rafael Arutjunjan. Creative work”, Estonia, Tallinn, book shop “Apollo”.

2006

Personal exhibition “Sculptural arts. Graphic arts. Pictural arts”, Latvia, Riga.

Presented 20 sculptures, 40 pictural works and 30 graphics.

2007

Personal exhibition “Modernism and Plastic arts” dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the artist. Sculptural arts. Graphic arts. Pictural arts, Estonia, Tallinn, “Gallery G”.

Presented 30 sculptures, 50 pictural works and 20 graphics.

2010

Personal exhibition “Modernism and Plastic arts”, Sculptural arts. Graphic arts. Pictural arts, Estonia, Tallinn, “Gallery Vabaduse”.

Presented 24 sculptures, 50 pictural works and 5 graphics.

2012

Personal exhibition “Modernism and Plastic arts” dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the artist. Sculptural arts. Graphic arts. Pictural arts. 2012, Estonia, Tallinn, Pärnu mnt. 6, Gallery of Design and Architecture.

Presented 12 sculptures, 12 pictural works and 4 graphics.