Vahe
About the artist

                   VAHE TOKMAJYAN, MFA
SCULPTOR, INSTRUCTOR

 

Awards


AUDIENCE AWARD- 2010 Chaco International Biennial, Argentina


“Art and Culture” award from 2007 Immigrants of Distinction Awards, Calgary, Canada


 

Activities and Membership

 

Instructor of Drawing and Sculpture, Continuing Education, University of Calgary, AB, Canada, 2008 to present
Art Curator for the “Cultural Intersection” exhibition, City Hall, EPCOR Centre, Calgary, Canada 2009
Art Curator for the Sculpture Walk, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, Canada 2009
Member of Alberta Society of Artists, Canada since 2007
Instructor of sculpture, Continuing Education, ACAD, Calgary, AB, Canada, 2006
Member of The Union of Artists, Yerevan, Armenia since 1998 

 

Exhibitions

 

“Window” Gallery, EPCOR Centre, Calgary, Canada(2009)
“Cultural Intersection”, EPCOR Centre, Calgary, Canada(2009)
“Leighton” art centre, Sculpture Walk,  Calgary, Canada(2009)
 “Gerry Thomas” gallery, ArtsWalk, Calgary, Canada (2008)
City Hall of Issy-les-Moulineaux, France (2007)
“Marion Nicoll Gallery”, Calgary, Canada (2006)
“Matignon” Gallery, Paris, France  (2005)
Art Centre,  Saint-Pons, France  (2004)
“Gor” Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia (2003)
“Center of Dante”, Ravenna, Italy (2003)
“Center of Dante”, Ravenna, Italy (2001)
Artist Union of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia (2001)
Armenian Cultural Centre, Simferopol, Ukraine (1998)
“Fe” Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia (1997)
“Zavarian” Armenian Centre, Athens, Greece (1993)
“Est” Art Studio, Athens, Greece (1994)

 

Commissioned Sculptures

 

"The Lady of our Grace"- St. Albert The Great Church, Calgary, AB, Canada - marble -2010
“Three Graces”- private collection, Calgary, Alberta, Canada-marble- (2008)
“Universe” - Moscow  walk, Yerevan, Armenia - painted metal - (2004)
Monument of National Hero - Central square, Proshian, Armenia - basalt - (2003)
Monument of Armenian King - Erebuni Museum, Yerevan, Armenia - tuff - (2002)
“Torso” - Private  collection, Vernon, BC,  Canada - marble - (2002)
“Lion” - Private  collection, Cassino, Italy, - bronze -  (2001)
“Angel” - Belfry of Armenian  Church, Shushi, Artsax - marble -  (2001)
“Mermaid” - Central park, Yerevan, Armenia - marble - (2000)
“Memorial” - Parliament park, Yerevan, Armenia - tuff -  (2000)
“Tigran The Great” and “Noa” - President Residence, Yerevan, Armenia - marble - (1999)
“Aivazovsky Brothers” - Aivazovsky square, Simferopol, Ukraine -marble - (1999)
“Pierro”(fountain) - marble, Children’s park, Simferopol, Ukraine - marble -  (1998)
“Dolce La Vita” (fountain) - Private  villa, Cassino, Italy - marble -  (1995)
“Spiros Luis” - Spiros Luis  square, Marousi, Greece - marble - (1994)


Sculpture Symposiums

 

"Global Idea" -Resistenzia, Chaco International Biennial, Argentina- travertine marble - 2010
"Speed Skaters"- Lake Louise, AB, Canada - ice - 2010
"VenIce" - Edmonton, AB -ice- 2010
“Aquarium” – Edmonton, AB, Canada-ice- 2009 
“Three moods of the sea”- Bergen, AB, Canada - marble- 2008
 “ Three graces” – Saint- Jean-Port-Joly, Quebec, Canada- snow- 2008
“The first step”- Shenzhen, China – marble- 2007
“The water nymph” - Okotoks, AB, Canada - sandstone - 2005
“Sabenna” - Saint-Pons, France - marble - 2004
“Love” - Vernon, BC, Canada - marble  - 2002
“Victory” - Stepanakert, Artsax, Armenia - basalt - 1996
“Lilit” - Aranjelovats, Serbia - marble - 1991
“Vahagn” - Stainbrook, Germany - diabas - 1990

 

Education

 

State Institute of Arts and Theatre - Master of Fine Arts - Yerevan, Armenia (1985-1995)  P.Terlemezyan Art College - Diploma - Yerevan, Armenia (1981-1985)