1953  Born in Gyumri, Armenia


1965-1968  Studied at Merkurov Art School, Gyumri, Armenia


1968-1972  Studied at Panos Terlemezian Arts College, Yerevan, Armenia


1980  Emil and his family moved to Los Angeles, California, where he lives and works till now


Since 1968 constant participant of Republican and International exhibitions and International Art Fairs.


His works are displayed at Modern Art Museum of Armenia, Museum of  National Architecture and Urban Life (Gyumri, Armenia) and in private collections in USA, Germany, France, Switzerland and Russia.


Winner of Premio Grande, Lorenzo il Magnifico (Medici) prize in Sculpture from Florence Biennale 2007.