1941    Born in Georgia, in the family of scene painter Vagharshak Elibekian

1960    Moved to Armenia and settled in Yerevan. The same year R.Elibekian entered  Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts, department of painting

Since 1965  participated in numerous republican, all-union and international exhibitions

1970    Member of Artists' Union of Armenia

1977    Got the title of the Merited Painter of Armenia

1981    Got  the State prize

2001    Was awarded the Medal of Movses Khorenatsi of the Republic of Armenia

2004    Was awarded  the prize of the President of Armenia

2007    Participated in the exhibition of Modern Armenian Fine Arts in Paris, Orangerie du Luxemburg

2008    Was awarded the title of People’s Painter of Armenia




2008 Exhibition of three generations Montreal, France
2010 New Masterpieces of Arame Art Gallery Yerevan, Armenia
2011 UNESCO Palace Beirut, Lebanon
2012 Grand Opening of a New Art Center of Arame Art Gallery Yerevan, Armenia
2013 10th Anniversary of Arame Art Gallery Yerevan, Armenia


Robert Elibekian’s works are exhibited at famous museums such as  Tretyakov Gallery and the Museum of Oriental Arts in Moscow, Alex Manoogian Museum of Detroit, Elysium Palace in Paris, the White House in Washington, Zimmerli Museum in New Jersey and other places.