Edmond Demirjian

Edmond Demirjian was born on April 2, 1951 in Sofia. In 1978, he graduated in mural painting at the Academy of Arts, Sofia, in the class of Prof. Dimo ​​Zaimov. As soon as he graduated he began his crative journey at home and abroad. He organized many solo exhibitions, along with his participation in general expositions. He worked in the field of drawing, collage, painting and graphics. He is also the author of murals (Grand Hotel "Razgrad") and mosaics (halls in Gabrovo).

In 1994, he received a green card for permanent residence in the USA under the law for "outstanding merit in the field of art". In 1995, he received a prestigious scholarship for painting from the American Pollock-Krasner Foundation.

In 2006, he was awarded the Sofia Award for outstanding merit in the field of art and culture for the exhibition "Unshown by Edmond".

His creativity is divided into several periods: 1978-1983 - he creates figural compositions, interiors and still lifes in a constructivist manner; 1983-1987 – painted mostly grotesque figural compositions with tempera in an expressionist style; after 1987 he developed his work in the direction of abstract expressionism.

In 2008, he opened his own exhibition space in Sofia - "Salon-atelier Edmond".
He died on July 23, 2009 in Sofia.