1953    Born in Gyumri, Armenia


1977-1983   Studied at Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts


1987-1995   The President of Artists’ Union and the Principal of Merkurov Art School, Gyumri, Armenia


1995 Samvel Lajikian moved to United States.


2005    Created a celebrity jewelry line entitled “CelebrityPortrait Jewelry.” His unique jewelries were created for internationally celebrated individuals such as Snoop Dogg,  DMX, Xzibit, Shaquille O’Neal and others.


2014    Was awaeded ”Outstanding Watercolor” in Bold Brush Painting Competition


Samvel Lajikian is internationally renowned and an Honored Artist of Armenia. His artworks have been acquired by the Ministry of Culture of Armenia, the State Gallery of Armenia, the Merkurov Museum (Gyumri), Mekhitarist Congregation (Venice) and countless private collectors.


He currently lives in Gyumri, Armenia.